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There are 8 ways to get from Vellore to Kodaikānāl by train, taxi, car, plane or bus

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  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Palani (PLNI) Mas-Pgt Exp

$18 - $30

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Taxi  •  7h 31m

  1. Take a taxi from Vellore to Kodaikānāl 298.4 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  7h 31m

  1. Drive from Vellore to Kodaikānāl 298.4 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Madras, fly to Madurai, taxi  •  8h 14m

  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 Kodaikānāl

$56 - $208

Train to Madras, fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  9h 10m

  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 Kodaikānāl

$59 - $160

Bus to Bengaluru, fly to Madurai, taxi  •  10h 18m

  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 Kodaikānāl

$80 - $262

Train to Madras, fly to Kochi, taxi  •  10h 30m

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

$77 - $213

Bus to Bengaluru, fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Bangalore
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Coimbatore (CJB) BLR - CJB
  3. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Kodaikānāl

$72 - $234

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vellore to Kodaikānāl is to train which costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,300 and takes 10h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Vellore to Kodaikānāl is to taxi which costs ₹7,500 - ₹9,500 and takes 7h 31m.

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The distance between Vellore and Kodaikānāl is 348 km. The road distance is 477.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vellore to Kodaikānāl without a car is to train which takes 10h 8m and costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,300.

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It takes approximately 10h 8m to get from Vellore to Kodaikānāl, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vellore to Kodaikānāl is 477 km. It takes approximately 7h 31m to drive from Vellore to Kodaikānāl.

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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 295+ hotels available in Kodaikānāl. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vellore to Kodaikānāl.
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  • Distance: 217.2 miles
  • Duration: 10h 8m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Vellore to Kodaikānāl once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $17 and the journey takes 7h 43m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Bengaluru to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Flights from Bengaluru to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Bengaluru to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Vellore to Kodaikānāl
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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