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There are 4 ways to get from Erode to Kāraikkudi by bus, night train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Erode to Hosur
  2. Take the bus from Hosur to Karaikudi

$15 - $21

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Night train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the night train from Erode Junction (ED) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) Cbe-Rmm Wkly Exp.

$4 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Erode to Kāraikkudi 145.5 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Erode to Kāraikkudi 145.5 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Erode to Kāraikkudi is to night train which costs ₹290 - ₹1,100 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Erode to Kāraikkudi is to taxi which costs ₹3,600 - ₹4,400 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Erode to Kāraikkudi. However, there are services departing from Erode and arriving at Karaikudi via Hosur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Erode Junction (ED) and arriving at Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI). This train operates Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Erode and Kāraikkudi is 182 km. The road distance is 232.8 km.

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The best way to get from Erode to Kāraikkudi without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 30 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 13 h 30 min to get from Erode to Kāraikkudi, including transfers.

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Erode to Kāraikkudi bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Erode station.

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Erode to Kāraikkudi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Erode Junction (ED) station.

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Erode to Kāraikkudi bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Karaikudi station.

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Map of how to get from Erode to Kāraikkudi.
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  • Distance: 113.7 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 30 min

What companies run services between Erode, India and Kāraikkudi, India?

You can take a bus from Erode to Kāraikkudi via Hosur in around 13 h 30 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Erode to Hosur
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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Bus from Hosur to Karaikudi
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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Taxi from Erode to Kāraikkudi
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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Erode to Kāraikkudi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Erode to Kāraikkudi is 233 km. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Erode to Kāraikkudi.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Kāraikkudi. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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