Indian Railways operates a train from Vellore to Velankanni 3 times a week. Tickets cost $5 - $18 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Vellore to Velankanni 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. RedBus also services this route hourly.
How to get from Vellore to Velankanni
From Vellore taxi to Katpadi Junction (KPD), train to Thiruvarur Junction (TVR), then taxi to Velankanni. 8 h 5 min ₹2,225. From Vellore bus to Chennai then bus to Velankanni. 10 h 51 min ₹1,357. From Vellore taxi to Velankanni. 4 h 26 min ₹8,306. From Vellore drive to Velankanni. 4 h 26 min ₹2,470.