There are 5 ways to get from Coimbatore to Madurai by bus, train, night train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Coimbatore to Madurai

$7 - $11

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Train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Dadar Ten Exp

$5 - $16

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Night train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the night train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Cbe-Ncj Superfast Exp

$5 - $16

Taxi  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Madurai 128 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Coimbatore to Madurai 128 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Coimbatore to Madurai is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coimbatore to Madurai is to taxi which costs ₹3,200 - ₹3,900 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Coimbatore and arriving at Madurai. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) and arriving at Madurai Junction (MDU). Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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The distance between Coimbatore and Madurai is 175 km. The road distance is 204.7 km.

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The best way to get from Coimbatore to Madurai without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 15 min and costs ₹550 - ₹800.

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The bus from Coimbatore to Madurai takes 5 h 15 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Coimbatore to Madurai bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Coimbatore station.

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Coimbatore to Madurai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) station.

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The best way to get from Coimbatore to Madurai is to bus which takes 5 h 15 min and costs ₹550 - ₹800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹380 - ₹1,200 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Coimbatore to Madurai.
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  • Distance: 109.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

What companies run services between Coimbatore, India and Madurai, India?

RedBus operates a bus from Coimbatore to Madurai every 3 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Coimbatore to Madurai once a week. Tickets cost $5 - $16 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Coimbatore to Madurai
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 422 44 22 44 22
Website
meru.in

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Coimbatore to Madurai bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Madurai station.

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Coimbatore to Madurai train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Madurai Junction (MDU) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coimbatore to Madurai is 205 km. It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to drive from Coimbatore to Madurai.

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There are 101+ hotels available in Madurai. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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