There are 4 ways to get from Vellore to Velankanni by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Vellore Cant (VLR) to Thiruvarur Junction (TVR) Tpty-Mq Pamani Exp

$18 - $32

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 51 min

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

$16 - $23

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vellore to Velankanni 195 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Vellore to Velankanni 195 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Vellore to Velankanni is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600 and takes 10 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vellore to Velankanni is to taxi which costs ₹7,000 - ₹8,500 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Vellore and Velankanni is 261 km. The road distance is 312 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Vellore to Velankanni, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vellore to Velankanni. However, there are services departing from Vellore and arriving at Velankanni via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 51 min.

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Vellore to Velankanni 3 times a week. Tickets cost $5 - $17 and the journey takes 6 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vellore to Velankanni via Chennai in around 10 h 51 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Vellore to Chennai
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Vellore to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
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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