There are 10 ways to get from Vellore to Kāraikkudi by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Villupuram Junction (VM)  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Vellore Cant (VLR) to Villupuram Junction (VM) Dr-Pdy Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) Ms-Rmm Superfast Exp / ...

$8 - $30

9 alternative options

Bus SETC  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Tiruchirappali
  2. Take the bus from Tiruchirapalli to Karaikudi

$13 - $19

Train  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Vellore Cant (VLR) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) Tpty-Rmm Tri Wkly Exp
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) Ms-Rmm Superfast Exp / ...

$8 - $32

Bus RedBus  •  15 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Karaikudi

$16 - $23

Taxi  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vellore to Kāraikkudi 222.8 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Vellore to Kāraikkudi 222.8 miles

$35 - $55

Bus to Madras, fly to Madurai, taxi  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Chennai
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Madurai (IXM) MAA - IXM
  3. Take a taxi from Madurai to Kāraikkudi

$51 - $189

Bus to Madras, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Chennai
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) MAA - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI)

$35 - $150

Bus to Bengaluru, fly to Madurai, taxi  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Bangalore
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Madurai (IXM) BLR - IXM
  3. Take a taxi from Madurai to Kāraikkudi

$71 - $249

Bus to Bengaluru, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Bangalore
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) BLR - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI)

$58 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vellore to Kāraikkudi is to bus which costs ₹850 - ₹1,400 and takes 10 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vellore to Kāraikkudi is to taxi which costs ₹5,500 - ₹7,500 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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The distance between Vellore and Kāraikkudi is 320 km. The road distance is 356.5 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to get from Vellore to Kāraikkudi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vellore to Kāraikkudi. However, there are services departing from Vellore and arriving at Karaikudi via Tiruchirapalli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vellore to Kāraikkudi. However, there are services departing from Vellore Cant (VLR) and arriving at Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) via Villupuram Junction (VM). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Vellore, India and Kāraikkudi, India?

You can take a train from Vellore to Kāraikkudi via Villupuram Junction (VM) in around 8 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vellore to Kāraikkudi via Tiruchirappali and Tiruchirapalli in around 10 h 28 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Bengaluru to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Bengaluru to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $210
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Bengaluru to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Vellore Cant (VLR) to Villupuram Junction (VM)
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI)
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Vellore Cant (VLR) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Vellore to Tiruchirappali
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Tiruchirapalli to Karaikudi
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tnstc.in
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Vellore to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Karaikudi
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Vellore to Chennai
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Vellore to Kāraikkudi
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 416 28 88 999
Website
vellore.fasttractcalltaxi.in
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in
Friends Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 416 233 34 44
Website
friendstrackcalltaxi.com

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