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

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Fly  •  2 h 49 min

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

$23 - $155

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Bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Madurai

$8 - $11

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Train  •  7 h 56 min

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

$8 - $18

Taxi  •  6 h 40 min

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

$95 - $120

Drive  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple 286.1 miles

$45 - $70

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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 five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 40 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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The best way to get from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple without a car is to train which takes 7 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple, including transfers.

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Chennai to Meenakshi Temple bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Chennai station.

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Chennai to Meenakshi Temple train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chennai Egmore (MS) station.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple is to fly which takes 2 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 56 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 8 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Madurai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Chennai to Meenakshi Temple bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Madurai station.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple.
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  • Distance: 264.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

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

Spicejet, Air India Limited and two other airlines fly from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple every 3 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple 5 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $18 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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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Chennai to Meenakshi Temple train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Madurai Junction (MDU) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Meenakshi Temple is 458 km. It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to drive from Chennai to Meenakshi Temple.

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Air India Limited, Jet Airways, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Madurai Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Meenakshi Temple. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs .

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