There are 10 ways to get from Vellore to Sankarankovil by bus, night train, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, night train  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Tiruchirappali
  2. Take the night train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Sankarankovil (SNKL) Ms-Sct Pothigai Exp

$14 - $28

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Train, night train  •  14 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Vellore Cant (VLR) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Tpty-Rmm Tri Wkly Exp
  2. Take the night train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Sankarankovil (SNKL) Ms-Sct Pothigai Exp

$12 - $33

8 alternative options

Bus  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Tirupur
  3. Take the bus from Tirupur to Sankaran Koil

$22 - $32

Taxi  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vellore to Sankarankovil 332.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Vellore to Sankarankovil 332.5 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Madras, fly to Tuticorin, taxi  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Chennai
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tuticorin (TCR) MAA - TCR
  3. Take a taxi from Tuticorin to Sankarankovil

$51 - $253

Bus to Madras, fly to Trivandrum, taxi  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Chennai
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Trivandrum (TRV) MAA - TRV
  3. Take a taxi from Trivandrum to Sankarankovil

$72 - $206

Bus to Madras, fly to Madurai, night train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Chennai
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Madurai (IXM) MAA - IXM
  3. Take the night train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Sankarankovil (SNKL)

$34 - $180

Bus to Bengaluru, fly to Trivandrum, taxi  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Bangalore
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Trivandrum (TRV) BLR - TRV
  3. Take a taxi from Trivandrum to Sankarankovil

$65 - $267

Bus to Bengaluru, fly to Madurai, night train  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Bangalore
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Madurai (IXM) BLR - IXM
  3. Take the night train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Sankarankovil (SNKL)

$55 - $241

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vellore to Sankarankovil is to bus and night train which costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,100 and takes 13 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vellore to Sankarankovil is to bus and fly and taxi which costs ₹3,600 - ₹19,000 and takes 7 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vellore to Sankarankovil. However, there are services departing from Vellore and arriving at Sankaran Koil via Bangalore and Tirupur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vellore to Sankarankovil. However, there are services departing from Vellore Cant (VLR) and arriving at Sankarankovil (SNKL) via Madurai Junction (MDU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 46 min.

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The distance between Vellore and Sankarankovil is 452 km. The road distance is 532.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vellore to Sankarankovil without a car is to bus and night train which takes 13 h 28 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,100.

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It takes approximately 13 h 28 min to get from Vellore to Sankarankovil, including transfers.

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

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

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Tuticorin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Vellore to Sankarankovil.
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  • Distance: 282.4 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 28 min

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

You can take a bus from Vellore to Sankarankovil via Bangalore and Tirupur in around 17 h 38 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum via Madras
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum via Kochi
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $440
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
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
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $380
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $470
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Night train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Sankarankovil (SNKL)
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Vellore Cant (VLR) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Sankarankovil (SNKL)
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
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 - $13
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
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Tirupur
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Tirupur to Sankaran Koil
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Vellore to Chennai
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Vellore to Sankarankovil
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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Vellore to Sankarankovil bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Sankaran Koil station.

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Vellore to Sankarankovil train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Sankarankovil (SNKL) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vellore to Sankarankovil is 532 km. It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to drive from Vellore to Sankarankovil.

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Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Tuticorin Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Sankarankovil. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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