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There are 9 ways to get from Vellore to Kerala by train, plane, bus, taxi or car

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Train to Madras, fly to Trivandrum  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Chennai Central (MAS)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Trivandrum (TRV) MAA - TRV

$42 - $180

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Bus SETC  •  16h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Tirunelveli 283D / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Trivandrum 783Ud

$12 - $23

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Train to Madras, fly to Kochi  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Chennai Central (MAS)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Kochi (COK) MAA - COK

$32 - $155

Bus to Bengaluru, fly to Kochi  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Bangalore
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Kochi (COK) BLR - COK

$45 - $209

Train to Madras, fly to Calicut  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Chennai Central (MAS)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Calicut (CCJ) MAA - CCJ

$51 - $271

Train to Madras, fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Chennai Central (MAS)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Coimbatore (CJB) MAA - CJB
  3. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Pulāmantōl

$60 - $163

Train  •  14h 56m

  1. Take the train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) Trivandrum Mail / ...

$16 - $25

Bus RedBus  •  16h 18m

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

$16 - $22

Drive  •  9h 59m

  1. Drive from Vellore to Thiruvananthapuram 425.2 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Vellore to Kerala is to bus which costs ₹850 - ₹1,700 and takes 16h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Vellore to Kerala is to train and fly which costs ₹3,000 - ₹14,000 and takes 5h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vellore to Kerala. However, there are services departing from Vellore and arriving at Thiruvananthapuram via Bangalore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 18m.

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The distance between Vellore and Kerala is 404 km. The road distance is 680.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vellore to Kerala without a car is to train which takes 14h 56m and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,900.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Vellore to Kerala, including transfers.

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Vellore to Kerala bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Vellore station.

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The best way to get from Vellore to Kerala is to train which takes 14h 56m and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 16h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Trivandrum Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Vellore to Kerala bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Thiruvananthapuram station.

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Map of how to get from Vellore to Kerala.
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  • Distance: 252.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 32m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Vellore to Thiruvananthapuram every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 14h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vellore to Thiruvananthapuram via Bangalore in around 16h 18m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Madras to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Madras to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from Madras to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Vellore to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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Bus from Bangalore to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Vellore to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirunelveli to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Coimbatore to Pulāmantōl
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 422 44 22 44 22
Website
meru.in
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in

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Yes, the driving distance between Vellore to Kerala is 680 km. It takes approximately 9h 59m to drive from Vellore to Kerala.

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Air India Limited, Air India Express and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Trivandrum Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Kerala. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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