There are 5 ways to get from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Madurai (IXM) MAA - IXM

$23 - $155

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Madurai

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Ms-Mdu Vaigai Exp / ...

$9 - $19

Taxi  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple 286.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple 286.1 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹850 and takes 8 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple is to fly which costs ₹1,500 - ₹11,000 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Meenakshi Temple is 424 km. The road distance is 457.8 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple. However, there are services departing from Veppampattu and arriving at Madurai via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Egmore (MS) and arriving at Madurai Junction (MDU). Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Chennai, India and Meenakshi Temple, India?

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and two other airlines fly from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple every 4 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple 4 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $19 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Yellow Taxi
Phone
+91 44 26 54 26 26
Website
yellowcalltaxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 44 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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