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

Recommended option

Fly, taxi  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Madurai (IXM) MAA - IXM
  2. Take a taxi from Madurai to Meenakshi Temple

$23 - $155

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Madurai

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Kanyakumari Exp / ...

$9 - $20

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

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $20 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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
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 Madurai to Meenakshi Temple
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Friends Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 266 77 77
Website
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 288 8999
Website
madurai.fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple?

The distance between Chennai and Meenakshi Temple is 424 km. The road distance is 458 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple?

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

Is there a direct train between Chennai and Meenakshi Temple?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Egmore (MS) and arriving at Madurai Junction (MDU). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

Is there a direct bus between Chennai and Meenakshi Temple?

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.

How long does it take to get from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple?

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