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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  11 h 17 min

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

$15 - $22

Cheapest option

Night train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the night train from Erode Junction (ED) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) Rameswaram Exp

$5 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Erode to Kāraikudi 145.3 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Erode to Kāraikudi 145.3 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Erode to Kāraikudi is to night train which costs ₹340 - ₹1,100 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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

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The distance between Erode and Kāraikudi is 182 km. The road distance is 232 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 17 min to get from Erode to Kāraikudi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Erode to Kāraikudi. However, there are services departing from Erode and arriving at Karaikudi via Tindivanam. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 17 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 40 min.

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

You can take a bus from Erode to Kāraikudi via Tindivanam in around 11 h 17 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus from Tindivanam to Karaikudi
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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Other operators
Taxi from Erode to Kāraikudi
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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