There are 10 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 Villuparam Junction (VM)  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Villuparam Junction (VM) Puducherry Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Villuparam Junction (VM) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) Rameswaram Exp / ...

$10 - $36

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

$14 - $19

Train  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) Tpty Rmm Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) Rameswaram Exp / ...

$11 - $36

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 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vellore to Kāraikudi 222.6 miles

$85 - $110

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 46 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

$48 - $197

Bus to Bengaluru, fly to Madurai, taxi  •  9 h 16 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

$71 - $249

Train to Madras, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  8 h 3 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 Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI)

$33 - $159

Bus to Bengaluru, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  10 h 19 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)

$54 - $271

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vellore to Kāraikudi is to bus which costs ₹900 - ₹1,400 and takes 10 h 28 min.

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

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The distance between Vellore and Kāraikudi is 319 km. The road distance is 356 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to get from Vellore to Kāraikudi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vellore to Kāraikudi. 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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What companies run services between Vellore, India and Kāraikudi, India?

You can take a train from Vellore to Kāraikudi via Katpadi Junction (KPD) and Villuparam Junction (VM) in around 8 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vellore to Kāraikudi via Tiruchirappali and Tiruchirapalli in around 10 h 28 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $210
Flights from Bengaluru to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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
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 Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Villuparam Junction (VM)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villuparam Junction (VM) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI)
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Chennai Central (MAS)
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $15
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
$4 - $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
Other operators
Taxi from Vellore to Kāraikudi
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in
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

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