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

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Bus  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Tuticorin 981T / ...

$10 - $17

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Train  •  15 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Vellore Cant (VLR) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Tpty-Rmm Tri Wkly Exp
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tuti Melur (TME) Mys-Tn Exp

$12 - $33

Taxi  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vellore to Thoothukudi 334.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Vellore to Thoothukudi 334.3 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Madras, fly to Tuticorin  •  5 h 54 min

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

$36 - $236

Bus to Bengaluru, fly to Tuticorin  •  8 h 5 min

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

$68 - $288

Bus to Madras, fly to Madurai, train  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Vellore to Chennai
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Madurai (IXM) MAA - IXM
  3. Take the train from Tiruparankndrm (TDN) to Tuti Melur (TME)

$34 - $179

Bus to Madras, fly to Trivandrum, bus, taxi  •  9 h 53 min

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

$62 - $196

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vellore to Thoothukudi is to bus which costs ₹750 - ₹1,200 and takes 12 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vellore to Thoothukudi is to bus and fly which costs ₹2,500 - ₹18,000 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vellore and arriving at Tuticorin. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vellore to Thoothukudi. However, there are services departing from Vellore Cant (VLR) and arriving at Tuti Melur (TME) via Madurai Junction (MDU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 37 min.

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The distance between Vellore and Thoothukudi is 474 km. The road distance is 534.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vellore to Thoothukudi without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 50 min and costs ₹750 - ₹1,200.

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The bus from Vellore to Tuticorin takes 12 h 50 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Vellore to Thoothukudi bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Vellore station.

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

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The best way to get from Vellore to Thoothukudi is to bus which takes 12 h 50 min and costs ₹750 - ₹1,200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹850 - ₹2,400 and takes 15 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Vellore to Thoothukudi.
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  • Distance: 296.4 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 50 min

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

SETC operates a bus from Vellore to Thoothukudi once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 12 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vellore to Thoothukudi via Madurai Junction (MDU) in around 15 h 37 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 Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $440
Flights from Bengaluru to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
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 Madras to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
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
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Vellore to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
tnstc.in
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Vellore to Chennai
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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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 Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Vellore to Thoothukudi
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 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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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Tuticorin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Vellore to Thoothukudi bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Tuticorin station.

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Vellore to Thoothukudi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Tuti Melur (TME) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vellore to Thoothukudi is 535 km. It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to drive from Vellore to Thoothukudi.

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

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There are eight+ hotels available in Thoothukudi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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