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Chennai to Velankanni Cab

Taxi from Chennai to Velankanni
Distance : 312 km
Estimated Time : 7.3 hours

Chennai to Velankanni is a very popular route for tourism. Velankanni is famous for Roman Catholic Latin Rite Shrine called the Basillica of Our lady of Good Health. Velankanni is popularly known as Lourdes of East.

"Never be afraid of loving the Blessed Virgin too much. You can never love her more than Jesus did."

- Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Priest

Velankanni is situated in Nagapattinam district in Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The town is one of countryโ€™s biggest Catholic Pilgrimage Centres, the Basillica of Our lady of Good health. The Church is famous for three miracles; the apparition of Mary and Jesus to a slumbering shepherd boy, the curing of a lame buttermilk vendor, and the survival of Portuguese sailors assaulted by a violent sea storm. An annual festival from August 29 to September 8 is organized here and millions of devotees visited here during this period. Town has also been selected as one of heritage cities for HRIDAY โ€” Heritage city Development and Augmentation Yojana by Govt of India. Besides this Velankanni offers a pristine beach to its pilgrims and this beach shoppers paradise also. One can buy silk and handicrafts here while visiting Velankanni Matha.

Taxi from Chennai to Velankanni is readily available at CabBazar.

Route Information

Chennai to Velankanni by car is well connected via East Coast road and NH32 and is very comfortable drive. Chennai to Velankanni distance is 312 Km and is 7.3 hours journey. Other famous tourist places on this routes and nearby are:

Navalur - Manimuthar waterfalls

Kelambakkam - Crocodile Center,Nithya Kalyana Perumal temple

Thiruporur - Murugan Temple

Mahabalipuram - Shore temple, Descent of Ganges, Krishna's Butter ball, Mahabalipuram beach, Varaha cave

Kalpakkam - Sandra's Dutch fort, Kalpakkam beach

Edaikazhinadu - Alamparai fort, Odiyur lake

Marakkanam - French beach, Kaliveli lake, Kazhuveli

Puducherry - Promenade beach, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar temple

Cuddalore - Veeratteswarar temple

Chidambaram - Annamalai University, Nataraja temple

Sirkali - Divya Desam, Thirukolakka Sapthapureeswarar temple

Thirukadaiyur - Sri Abhirami Amrithakdeswarar, Naganathaswamy temple, Sri Thri Nethra Dhasapuja veera Anjaneyar temple

Karaikal - Karaikal beach,Karaikal Ammaiyar temple,Nithyakalyana Peruma

Nagapattinam - Sikkal Singaravelar temple, Neelayatakshi, Dutch fort, Sri Gomuktheeswarar temple

You can plan to include them in your itinerary. With CabBazar, you can customize the itinerary as per your choice and enjoy the trip to fullest.

Tourist Attractions

Velankanni Church

Vellankani Beach

Vellankani Museum

Sikkal Singaravelar Temple

shopping of silk and handicrafts

Taxi Options

Being an Aggregator, CabBazar provides you enormous car options for your Chennai to Velankanni taxi booking. You can mention your specific preference, if any, while raising a taxi booking request. Our partnered taxi services providers have various cars available with them for Chennai to Velankanni taxi service. At high level, we classify taxi in below four categories :

Chennai to Velankanni Taxi Prices

Vehicle Type



Per Km Rate

HatchbackWagon-R, Indica or similar4 seaterRs. 9
SedanDzire, Etios or similar4 seaterRs. 9
SUVXylo, Ertiga or similar6 seaterRs. 12.5
Assured InnovaInnova, Innova Crysta6 seaterRs. 13.5

Taxi Fare

CabBazar is committed to keep the pricing as simple and clear as possible. So, we provide one price for your Chennai to Velankanni taxi which covers a specified maximum kilometer and maximum days. So, you know upfront how much taxi is going to cost you and plan your budget well.

The prices are dynamic and transparent and give a win-win deal for both you and our partnered taxi services providers. You can choose car as per your preference.

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