The town of Velankanni is easily accessible by all means of transport, whether air, rail or road. However, the best way to reach Velankanni is airways. For travellers from Northern or Eastern States, airways is the most quickest method to reach. On the other side, railway is best suitable for those travelling from nearby cities or states.
Tiruchirappalli is the nearest airport (155 km) from the town of Velankanni. The airhead is well connected with all the major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Kolkata through daily flights. Taxi/cab services are also available from the airport which you can hire in order to reach Velankanni.
The nearest railhead from Velankanni is in Nagapattinam, which is Nagapattinam Junction. The railway station is located just at a distance of 12 km from Velankanni. From there, buses and taxis to Velankanni are easily available.
Road network connects the coastal town of Velankanni with other major southern cities like Tiruchirappalli, Thanjavur, Chennai, Madurai, and Pondicherry. Buses, both local and private, are run on daily basis from these cities. The town is connected by national highways like NH 83 and 32 along with state highways like SH 99.