There are 5 ways to get from Madurai to Kerala by plane, subway, train, night bus, taxi or car

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Fly, subway  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Kochi (COK) IXM - COK
  2. Take the subway from Aluva to Lissie Jn

$30 - $61

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) Tpj-Tvc Intercity Exp / ...

$5 - $16

3 alternative options

Night bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram 170.2 miles

$55 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram 170.2 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Kerala is to night bus which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madurai to Kerala is to fly and subway which costs ₹2,100 - ₹4,500 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Madurai and arriving at Thiruvananthapuram. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madurai Junction (MDU) and arriving at Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC). Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between Madurai and Kerala is 182 km. The road distance is 272.4 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Kerala without a car is to train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs ₹380 - ₹1,200.

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Madurai to Kerala, including transfers.

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Madurai to Kerala bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Madurai station.

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Map of how to get from Madurai to Kerala.
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  • Distance: 114 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

What companies run services between Madurai, India and Kerala, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram 3 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $16 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Madurai to Kochi
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Friends Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 266 77 77
Website
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 288 8999
Website
madurai.fasttrackcalltaxi.in
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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