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There are 7 ways to get from Chennai to Karungulam by plane, taxi, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Tuticorin

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tuticorin (TCR)

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Night train

  1. Take the night train from Chennai Egmore to Tuti Melur

Fly to Madurai, taxi

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Madurai (IXM)
  2. Take a taxi from Madurai to Karungulam

Train

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore to Maniyachchi Jn

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chennai-PT Bus Station to Tuticorin

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Karungulam

Drive

  1. Drive from Chennai to Karungulam

Madras (MAA) to Tuticorin (TCR) flights

The flight time between Madras (MAA) and Tuticorin (TCR) is around 1h 37m and covers a distance of around 528 km. Services are operated by IndiGo Airlines. Typically 28 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

28 Weekly Planes
1h 37m Average Duration
₹4,165 Cheapest Price
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Chennai → Karungulam
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Karungulam is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Karungulam is recommended.

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Last updated: 12 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Karungulam is to bus which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,800 and takes 13h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Chennai to Karungulam is to fly. Taking this option will cost ₹4,400 - ₹14,000 and takes 3h 12m.

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The distance between Chennai and Karungulam is 535 km. The road distance is 594.4 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Karungulam without a car is to train which takes 10h 2m and costs ₹750 - ₹2,100.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from Chennai to Karungulam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Karungulam is to fly which takes 3h 12m and costs ₹4,400 - ₹14,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹750 - ₹2,100 and takes 10h 2m, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,800 and takes 13h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Tuticorin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Karungulam is 594 km. It takes approximately 8h 35m to drive from Chennai to Karungulam.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Madras Airport to Tuticorin Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Karungulam.
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  • Distance: 534.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 12m

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Karungulam, India?

IndiGo Airlines flies from Chennai to Karungulam 4 times a day. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai Egmore to Maniyachchi Jn once daily. Tickets cost ₹310 - ₹1,600 and the journey takes 9h 38m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,100 - ₹17,000
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,900 - ₹12,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,200 - ₹24,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,900 - ₹7,500
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 Chennai Egmore to Maniyachchi Jn
Ave. Duration
9h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹310 - ₹1,600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹310 - ₹400
Third AC (3A)
₹850 - ₹1,100
Second AC (2A)
₹1,200 - ₹1,600
Night train from Chennai Egmore to Tuti Melur
Ave. Duration
10h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹320 - ₹1,600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹320 - ₹420
Third AC (3A)
₹900 - ₹1,200
Second AC (2A)
₹1,200 - ₹1,600
Bus operators
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Chennai-PT Bus Station to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹700 - ₹1,300
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Karungulam
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Estimated price
₹1,900 - ₹2,400
SSRT Cabs
Phone
+91 98 94 15 99 70
Website
maduraitours.com
Maniraja Travels
Phone
+91 73 05 51 24 53
Website
maduraimanirajatravels.in
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 45 22 88 89 99
Website
madurai.fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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