There are 7 ways to get from Hyderabad to Karaikal by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Pondicherry, bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Hyderabad (HYD) to Pondicherry (PNY) HYD - PNY
  2. Take the bus from Puducherry to Karikal

$64 - $259

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Hyderabad to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Karaikal

$17 - $24

5 alternative options

Fly to Madras, train  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Hyderabad (HYD) to Madras (MAA) HYD - MAA
  2. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Karaikal (KIK)

$36 - $136

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Hyderabad (HYD) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) HYD - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Karaikal (KIK)

$72 - $337

Train, bus  •  19 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Hyderabad Decan (HYB) to Chennai Central (MAS) Chennai Exp
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Karikal

$21 - $33

Train  •  24 h

  1. Take the train from Hyderabad Decan (HYB) to Renigunta Junction (RU) Sabari Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Karaikal (KIK) Ltt Karaikal Exp

$21 - $40

Drive  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Hyderabad to Karaikal 553.4 miles

$90 - $130

Questions & Answers

The distance between Hyderabad and Karaikal is 734 km. The road distance is 885 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hyderabad to Karaikal is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 20 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Hyderabad to Karaikal is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 39 min and costs ₹4,300 - ₹18,000.

No, there is no direct train from Hyderabad to Karaikal. However, there are services departing from Hyderabad Decan (HYB) and arriving at Karaikal (KIK) via Renigunta Junction (RU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h.

No, there is no direct bus from Hyderabad to Karaikal. However, there are services departing from Hyderabad and arriving at Karaikal via Bangalore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Hyderabad to Karaikal, including transfers.

What companies run services between Hyderabad, India and Karaikal, India?

You can take a bus from Hyderabad to Karaikal via Bangalore in around 20 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hyderabad to Karaikal via Renigunta Junction (RU) in around 24 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Hyderabad to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Coimbatore, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Hyderabad to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Hyderabad to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Hyderabad to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Hyderabad to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Trans Euro Air
Flights from Hyderabad to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Hyderabad to Madras via Cuddapah
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $4,000
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Karaikal (KIK)
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Karaikal (KIK)
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Hyderabad Decan (HYB) to Chennai Central (MAS)
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Hyderabad Decan (HYB) to Renigunta Junction (RU)
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Karaikal (KIK)
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Puducherry to Karikal
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Chennai to Karikal
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
tnstc.in
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Hyderabad to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Karaikal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in

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