There are 7 ways to get from Velankanni to Kanyakumari by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the Bus from Velankanni to Ramnad 166AC
  2. Take the bus from Ramanathapuram to Kanyakumari

$12 - $18

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Train  •  12 h

  1. Take the train from Vellankanni (VLNK) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) Vlnk-Vsg Exp
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Kanyakumari (CAPE) Ms-Cape Exp. / ...

$9 - $31

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Train via Thanjavur (TJ)  •  14 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Vellankanni (VLNK) to Thanjavur (TJ) Vlnk-Vsg Exp
  2. Take the train from Thanjavur (TJ) to Kanyakumari (CAPE) Pdy-Cape Wkly Exp.

$10 - $31

Taxi  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Velankanni to Kanyakumari 280.3 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Velankanni to Kanyakumari 280.3 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly to Trivandrum  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Vellankanni (VLNK) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
  2. Fly from Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) to Trivandrum (TRV) TRZ - TRV
  3. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Kanyakumari (CAPE)

$51 - $274

Train, fly to Tuticorin, taxi  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Vellankanni (VLNK) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
  2. Fly from Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) to Tuticorin (TCR) TRZ - TCR
  3. Take a taxi from Tuticorin to Kanyakumari

$81 - $314

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The cheapest way to get from Velankanni to Kanyakumari is to Bus which costs ₹800 - ₹1,300 and takes 8 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Velankanni to Kanyakumari is to taxi which costs ₹10,000 - ₹12,000 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Velankanni to Kanyakumari. However, there are services departing from Velankanni and arriving at Kanyakumari via Ramanathapuram. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Velankanni to Kanyakumari. However, there are services departing from Vellankanni (VLNK) and arriving at Kanyakumari (CAPE) via Tiruchchirapali (TPJ). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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The distance between Velankanni and Kanyakumari is 384 km. The road distance is 448.5 km.

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The best way to get from Velankanni to Kanyakumari without a car is to Bus which takes 8 h 38 min and costs ₹800 - ₹1,300.

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It takes approximately 8 h 38 min to get from Velankanni to Kanyakumari, including transfers.

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Velankanni to Kanyakumari bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Velankanni station.

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Velankanni to Kanyakumari train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Vellankanni (VLNK) station.

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The best way to get from Velankanni to Kanyakumari is to Bus which takes 8 h 38 min and costs ₹800 - ₹1,300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹650 - ₹2,300 and takes 12 h.

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  • Distance: 239.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 38 min

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

You can take a bus from Velankanni to Kanyakumari via Ramnad and Ramanathapuram in around 8 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Velankanni to Kanyakumari via Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) in around 12 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Trivandrum via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Trivandrum via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Trivandrum via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Trivandrum via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Trivandrum via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Tuticorin via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Tuticorin via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Trivandrum via Madras
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Tuticorin via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Vellankanni (VLNK) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Kanyakumari (CAPE)
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Vellankanni (VLNK) to Thanjavur (TJ)
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thanjavur (TJ) to Kanyakumari (CAPE)
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Kanyakumari (CAPE)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Velankanni to Ramnad
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Ramanathapuram to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Velankanni to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in

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There is no direct flight from Tiruchirapalli Airport to Trivandrum Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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

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Velankanni to Kanyakumari train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Kanyakumari (CAPE) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Velankanni to Kanyakumari is 449 km. It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to drive from Velankanni to Kanyakumari.

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Jet Airways, Air India Limited and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Tiruchirapalli Airport to Trivandrum Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Kanyakumari. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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