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There are 7 ways to get from Bengaluru to Dhanushkodi by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Shanti Nagar Bengaluru to Musiri
  2. Take the bus from Kaikatti to Rameswaram

Cheapest option

Train

  1. Take the train from Bangalore Cant to Salem Jn
  2. Take the train from Salem Jn to Rameswaram

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Train via Jalārpet

  1. Take the train from Bangalore Cant to Jolarpettai
  2. Take the train from Jolarpettai to Rameswaram

Drive

  1. Drive from Bengaluru to Dhanushkodi

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ)
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Rameswaram

Fly to Madurai, train

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Madurai (IXM)
  2. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Rameswaram

Fly to Tuticorin, bus

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Tuticorin (TCR)
  2. Take the bus from Tuticorin to Ramnad
  3. Take the bus from Ramnad to Rameswaram

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The cheapest way to get from Bengaluru to Dhanushkodi is to train which costs ₹700 - ₹2,500 and takes 12h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from Bengaluru to Dhanushkodi is to fly and train which takes 7h 56m and costs ₹4,500 - ₹20,000.

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The distance between Bengaluru and Dhanushkodi is 466 km. The road distance is 564.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bengaluru to Dhanushkodi without a car is to bus which takes 10h 55m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 55m to get from Bengaluru to Dhanushkodi, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bengaluru to Dhanushkodi is to bus which takes 10h 55m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹700 - ₹2,500 and takes 12h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Bengaluru Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bengaluru to Dhanushkodi is 564 km. It takes approximately 8h 33m to drive from Bengaluru to Dhanushkodi.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Bengaluru Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Dhanushkodi. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bengaluru to Dhanushkodi.
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  • Distance: 465.6 km
  • Duration: 10h 55m

What companies run services between Bengaluru, India and Dhanushkodi, India?

You can take a bus from Bengaluru to Dhanushkodi via Musiri, Kaikatti, and Rameswaram in around 10h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bengaluru to Dhanushkodi via Salem Jn and Rameswaram in around 12h 39m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bengaluru to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹20,000
Flights from Bengaluru to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹20,000
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹8,500
Flights from Bengaluru to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,600 - ₹20,000
Flights from Bengaluru to Tuticorin via Madras
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,600 - ₹20,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Bangalore Cant to Salem Jn
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹160 - ₹900
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹160 - ₹210
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹650
Second AC (2A)
₹700 - ₹900
Train from Salem Jn to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹220 - ₹1,200
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹220 - ₹290
Third AC (3A)
₹650 - ₹850
Second AC (2A)
₹900 - ₹1,200
Train from Bangalore Cant to Jolarpettai
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹750
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹170
Third AC (3A)
₹430 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹750
Train from Jolarpettai to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
₹270 - ₹1,400
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹270 - ₹350
Third AC (3A)
₹750 - ₹950
Second AC (2A)
₹1,000 - ₹1,400
Train from Tiruchchirapali to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹180 - ₹950
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹180 - ₹230
Third AC (3A)
₹550 - ₹700
Second AC (2A)
₹750 - ₹950
Train from Madurai Jn to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹450 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Bus operators
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Shanti Nagar Bengaluru to Musiri
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₹420 - ₹650
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Ramnad to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹190
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Kaikatti to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Bus from Tuticorin to Ramnad
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
parveentravels.com

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The best way to get from Bengaluru to Bengaluru Airport is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,300.

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