There are 4 ways to get from Madurai to Periyar National Park by bus, taxi, night train or car

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Bus, taxi  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the Bus from Madurai to Rajapalayam 990UD
  2. Take a taxi from Rajapalayam to Periyar National Park

$66 - $83

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Taxi  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Periyar National Park 109.5 miles

$55 - $70

2 alternative options

Night train, taxi  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the night train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rajapalayam (RJPM) Ms-Sct Pothigai Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Rajapalayam (RJPM) to Periyar National Park

$62 - $88

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Madurai to Periyar National Park 109.5 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Periyar National Park is to drive which costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,900 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madurai to Periyar National Park is to taxi which costs ₹4,000 - ₹4,800 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Madurai and Periyar National Park is 116 km. The road distance is 175.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Periyar National Park without a car is to Bus and taxi which takes 5 h 41 min and costs ₹4,700 - ₹6,500.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Madurai to Periyar National Park, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Periyar National Park is 175 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Madurai to Periyar National Park.

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There are 224+ hotels available in Periyar National Park. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Madurai to Periyar National Park.
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  • Distance: 72.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Madurai, India and Periyar National Park, India?

There is no direct connection from Madurai to Periyar National Park. However, you can take the taxi to Madurai, take the Bus to Rajapalayam, then take the taxi to Periyar National Park. Alternatively, you can take the night train to Rajapalayam (RJPM) then take the taxi to Periyar National Park.

Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Madurai to Rajapalayam
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Rajapalayam to Periyar National Park
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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