There are 6 ways to get from Vellore to Mahabalipuram by train, bus, taxi or car

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

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Chennai Central (MAS) Sbc-Mas Brindavan Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Mahabalipuram

$8 - $24

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Puducherry  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Vellore Cant (VLR) to Pondicherry (PDY) Dr-Pdy Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Puducherry to Mahabalipuram

$8 - $21

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Chennai
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Mahabalipuram

$12 - $17

Taxi  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vellore to Mahabalipuram 86.6 miles

$30 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Vellore to Mahabalipuram 86.6 miles

$14 - $21

Taxi, train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vellore to Tirumalpur
  2. Take the train from Tirumalpur to Chengalpattu

$28 - $34

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vellore to Mahabalipuram is to bus which costs ₹800 - ₹1,200 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vellore to Mahabalipuram is to taxi which costs ₹2,300 - ₹2,900 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Vellore and Mahabalipuram is 120 km. The road distance is 138.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Vellore to Mahabalipuram, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vellore to Mahabalipuram. However, there are services departing from Vellore and arriving at Mahabalipuram via Perumalpattu and Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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

You can take a bus from Vellore to Mahabalipuram via Chennai, Perumalpattu, Veppampattu, and Chennai in around 4 h 52 min.

Train operators
Chennai Suburban
Website
erail.in
Train from Tirumalpur to Chengalpattu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
chennaiepages.com
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Chennai to Mahabalipuram
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Puducherry to Mahabalipuram
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Vellore to Mahabalipuram
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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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