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There are 8 ways to get from Vellore to Kāraikudi 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 14 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 / ...

$7 - $28

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Bus, train  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Kumbakonam 851Ud
  2. Take the train from Kumbakonam (KMU) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) Pdy-Cape Wkly Exp. / ...

$5 - $24

6 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 9 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 - $29

Taxi  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vellore to Kāraikudi 222.6 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Vellore to Kāraikudi 222.6 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Madras, fly to Madurai, taxi  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Chennai Central (MAS)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Madurai (IXM) MAA - IXM
  3. Take a taxi from Madurai to Kāraikudi

$46 - $193

Bus to Bengaluru, fly to Madurai, taxi  •  8 h 51 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 Kāraikudi

$70 - $247

Train to Madras, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Chennai Central (MAS)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) MAA - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Devakottai Road (DKO)

$32 - $155

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The cheapest way to get from Vellore to Kāraikudi is to bus and train which costs ₹340 - ₹1,800 and takes 8 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vellore to Kāraikudi is to taxi which costs ₹5,500 - ₹7,500 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vellore to Kāraikudi. 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 14 min.

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The distance between Vellore and Kāraikudi is 319 km. The road distance is 356.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vellore to Kāraikudi without a car is to train which takes 8 h 14 min and costs ₹480 - ₹2,100.

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It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to get from Vellore to Kāraikudi, including transfers.

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Vellore to Kāraikudi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Vellore Cant (VLR) station.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Madurai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Vellore to Kāraikudi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vellore to Kāraikudi is 356 km. It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to drive from Vellore to Kāraikudi.

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  • Distance: 199.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Vellore to Kāraikudi via Villupuram Junction (VM) in around 8 h 14 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
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 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI)
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kumbakonam (KMU) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI)
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Vellore Cant (VLR) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Chennai Central (MAS)
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Devakottai Road (DKO)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Vellore to Kumbakonam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Vellore to Kāraikudi
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Friends Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 416 233 34 44
Website
friendstrackcalltaxi.com
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 416 28 88 999
Website
vellore.fasttractcalltaxi.in
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in

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Air India Limited, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Madurai Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Kāraikudi. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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