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There are 10 ways to get from Velankanni to Kanyakumari by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  12h 5m

  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 - $30

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Bus via Madurai  •  13h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Velankanni to Madurai 527V
  2. Take the bus from Madurai to Nagercoil 283D / ...

$14 - $22

Train via Thanjavur (TJ)  •  13h 43m

  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

Bus RedBus  •  26h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Velankanni to Nagercoil

$11 - $17

Taxi  •  6h 34m

  1. Take a taxi from Velankanni to Kanyakumari 280.3 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  6h 34m

  1. Drive from Velankanni to Kanyakumari 280.3 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Tiruchirapalli, fly to Trivandrum, train  •  12h 2m

  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 Nager Coil Town (NJT)

$53 - $277

Train to Madras, fly to Tuticorin, bus  •  12h 43m

  1. Take the train from Nagappattinam (NGT) to Tambaram (TBM)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tuticorin (TCR) MAA - TCR
  3. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Kanyakumari

$45 - $257

Train to Madras, fly to Trivandrum, train  •  12h 28m

  1. Take the train from Nagappattinam (NGT) to Tambaram (TBM)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Trivandrum (TRV) MAA - TRV
  3. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Nager Coil Town (NJT)

$50 - $203

Train to Tiruchirapalli, fly to Kochi, train  •  13h 40m

  1. Take the train from Vellankanni (VLNK) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
  2. Fly from Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) to Kochi (COK) TRZ - COK
  3. Take the train from Aluva (AWY) to Nager Coil Town (NJT)

$50 - $243

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The cheapest way to get from Velankanni to Kanyakumari is to bus which costs ₹800 - ₹1,300 and takes 26h 21m.

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

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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 Madurai and Nagercoil. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 39m.

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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 12h 5m.

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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 train which takes 12h 5m and costs ₹650 - ₹2,300.

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It takes approximately 12h 5m 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 train which takes 12h 5m and costs ₹650 - ₹2,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,600 and takes 13h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Velankanni to Kanyakumari.
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  • Distance: 239.8 miles
  • Duration: 12h 5m

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

You can take a train from Velankanni to Kanyakumari via Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) in around 12h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Velankanni to Kanyakumari via Madurai and Nagercoil in around 13h 39m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Trivandrum via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Trivandrum via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Trivandrum via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Trivandrum via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Trivandrum via Madras, Kochi
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Trivandrum via Kochi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Trivandrum via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Kochi
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $440
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Vellankanni (VLNK) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Kanyakumari (CAPE)
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Vellankanni (VLNK) to Thanjavur (TJ)
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thanjavur (TJ) to Kanyakumari (CAPE)
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Nager Coil Town (NJT)
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Nagappattinam (NGT) to Tambaram (TBM)
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Aluva (AWY) to Nager Coil Town (NJT)
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Velankanni to Madurai
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
scribd.com
Bus from Madurai to Nagercoil
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirunelveli to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Velankanni to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
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 4h 45m and has one stopover.

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Velankanni to Kanyakumari bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Nagercoil 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 6h 34m to drive from Velankanni to Kanyakumari.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Tiruchirapalli Airport to Trivandrum Airport.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Kanyakumari. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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