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There are 8 ways to get from Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM) by train, bus, night train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore to Rameswaram 22661 / ...

₹750 - ₹1,400

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Bus  •  12h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Rameswaram

₹564 - ₹867

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Night train  •  13h 20m

  1. Take the night train from Chennai Egmore to Rameswaram 16851

₹850 - ₹1,500

Taxi  •  8h 6m

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM) 335.5 miles

₹8,000 - ₹10,000

Drive  •  8h 6m

  1. Drive from Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM) 335.5 miles

₹4,000 - ₹6,000

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  9h 11m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) MAA - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Rameswaram

₹2,228 - ₹11,312

Fly to Madurai, night train  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Madurai (IXM) MAA - IXM
  2. Take the night train from Madurai Jn to Rameswaram

₹1,643 - ₹12,907

Fly to Tuticorin, night train  •  10h 15m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tuticorin (TCR) MAA - TCR
  2. Take the night train from Tirunelveli Jn. to Rameswaram

₹3,208 - ₹19,472

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM) is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹900 and takes 12h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM) is to fly and night train which costs ₹1,600 - ₹13,000 and takes 7h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM). However, there are services departing from Veppampattu and arriving at Rameswaram via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Egmore and arriving at Rameswaram. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 45m.

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The distance between Chennai and Rameswaram (RMM) is 436 km. The road distance is 536.8 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM) without a car is to train which takes 10h 45m and costs ₹750 - ₹1,400.

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The train from Chennai Egmore to Rameswaram takes 10h 45m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM) bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Chennai station.

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Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM) train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chennai Egmore station.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM) is to train which takes 10h 45m and costs ₹750 - ₹1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹550 - ₹900 and takes 12h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM).
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  • Distance: 272.7 miles
  • Duration: 10h 45m

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Rameswaram (RMM), India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM) once daily. Tickets cost ₹750 - ₹1,400 and the journey takes 10h 45m. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM) 4 times a day. Tickets cost ₹550 - ₹850 and the journey takes 11h 15m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,700 - ₹20,000
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,500 - ₹13,000
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹27,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,500 - ₹15,000
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹32,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,300 - ₹20,000
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Chennai Egmore to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹750 - ₹1,400
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Train from Tiruchchirapali to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹340 - ₹1,100
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Madurai Jn to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₹200 - ₹1,000
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Tirunelveli Jn. to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₹400 - ₹1,200
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹10,000
Drop Taxi
Phone
+91 79 99 22 20 00
Website
droptaxi.in
Karthik Travels
Phone
+91 44 24 62 22 22
Website
karthiktravels.com
Savaari Car Rentals Private Limited
Phone
+91 95 66 63 33 35
Website
savaari.com

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

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Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM) bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Rameswaram station.

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Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM) train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Rameswaram station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM) is 537 km. It takes approximately 8h 6m to drive from Chennai to Rameswaram (RMM).

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Madras Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Rameswaram (RMM). Prices start at ₹1,295 per night.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs ₹7 - ₹900.

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