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There are 5 ways to get from Velankanni to Ambur by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Erode

  1. Take the train from Nagappattinam to Erode Jn
  2. Take the train from Erode Jn to Ambur

Train

  1. Take the train from Nagappattinam to Arakkonam
  2. Take the train from Arakkonam to Ambur

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Velankanni to Chennai
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore
  3. Take the bus from Vellore to Ambur

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Velankanni to Ambur

Drive

  1. Drive from Velankanni to Ambur
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Velankanni to Ambur is to train via Erode, which costs ₹650 - ₹2,300 and takes 10h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Velankanni to Ambur is to taxi which costs ₹7,000 - ₹8,500 and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Velankanni to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Velankanni and arriving at Ambur via Chennai and Vellore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 58m.

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The distance between Velankanni and Ambur is 265 km. The road distance is 349.9 km.

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The best way to get from Velankanni to Ambur without a car is to train via Erode which takes 10h 9m and costs ₹650 - ₹2,300.

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It takes approximately 10h 9m to get from Velankanni to Ambur, including transfers.

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Velankanni to Ambur bus services, operated by Parveen Travels, depart from Velankanni station.

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The best way to get from Velankanni to Ambur is to train via Erode which takes 10h 9m and costs ₹650 - ₹2,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11h 58m.

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Velankanni to Ambur bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Ambur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Velankanni to Ambur is 350 km. It takes approximately 5h 5m to drive from Velankanni to Ambur.

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Map of how to get from Velankanni to Ambur.
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  • Distance: 264.9 km
  • Duration: 10h 9m

What companies run services between Velankanni, India and Ambur, India?

You can take a train from Velankanni to Ambur via Nagappattinam and Erode Jn in around 10h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Velankanni to Ambur via Chennai and Vellore in around 11h 58m.

Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Nagappattinam to Erode Jn
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹180 - ₹950
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹180 - ₹230
Third AC (3A)
₹550 - ₹700
Second AC (2A)
₹750 - ₹950
Train from Erode Jn to Ambur
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹160 - ₹900
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹160 - ₹210
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹650
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹900
Train from Nagappattinam to Arakkonam
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹230 - ₹1,200
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹230 - ₹300
Third AC (3A)
₹650 - ₹850
Second AC (2A)
₹950 - ₹1,200
Train from Arakkonam to Ambur
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹120 - ₹160
Third AC (3A)
₹410 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹550 - ₹700
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Velankanni to Chennai
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹800
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Vellore to Ambur
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹210 - ₹300
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Velankanni to Ambur
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹8,500
IQ Travels
Phone
+91 94 88 32 56 73
Website
nagoretourism.com

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