There are 10 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.

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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

$16 - $22

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Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  9 h 12 min

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

$72 - $336

Fly to Madras, train  •  10 h 13 min

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

$36 - $135

Fly to Tirupati, train  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Hyderabad (HYD) to Tirupati (TIR) HYD - TIR
  2. Take the train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Karaikal (KIK)

$50 - $175

Fly to Coimbatore, train  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Hyderabad (HYD) to Coimbatore (CJB) HYD - CJB
  2. Take the train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Karaikal (KIK)

$45 - $198

Fly to Madurai, train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Hyderabad (HYD) to Madurai (IXM) HYD - IXM
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Karaikal (KIK)

$49 - $201

Train, bus  •  19 h 24 min

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

$20 - $32

Train  •  23 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Hyderabad Decan (HYB) to Renigunta Junction (RU) Hyb-Kcvl Sabari Exp
  2. Take the train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Karaikal (KIK) Ltt-Kik Weekly Exp

$21 - $39

Drive  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Hyderabad to Karaikal 553.4 miles

$90 - $130

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

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The quickest way to get from Hyderabad to Karaikal is to fly and bus which costs ₹4,600 - ₹19,000 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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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.

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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 23 h 58 min.

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The distance between Hyderabad and Karaikal is 734 km. The road distance is 885.5 km.

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The best way to get from Hyderabad to Karaikal without a car is to train and bus which takes 19 h 24 min and costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,300.

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

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Hyderabad to Karaikal bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Hyderabad station.

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Hyderabad to Karaikal train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Hyderabad Decan (HYB) station.

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The best way to get from Hyderabad to Karaikal is to bus which takes 20 h 25 min and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,500 - ₹2,900 and takes 23 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Hyderabad Airport to Pondicherry Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Hyderabad to Karaikal bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Karaikal station.

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Map of how to get from Hyderabad to Karaikal.
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  • Distance: 458.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

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 23 h 58 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Kochi
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Goa, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Kochi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Rajahmundry, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Bhubaneswar, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Visakhapatnam, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Hyderabad to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Hyderabad to Tirupati
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Hyderabad to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Hyderabad to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Hyderabad to Madurai
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Hyderabad to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
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 Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Hyderabad to Tirupati
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Hyderabad to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Hyderabad to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Hyderabad to Tirupati
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Hyderabad to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Trans Euro Air
Flights from Hyderabad to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Hyderabad to Tirupati
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $4,000
Flights from Hyderabad to Madurai via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,700
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Hyderabad to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Karaikal (KIK)
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Karaikal (KIK)
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Karaikal (KIK)
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Karaikal (KIK)
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $14
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
$12 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Hyderabad Decan (HYB) to Renigunta Junction (RU)
Ave. Duration
12 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
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
$7 - $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 - $11
Book at
redbus.in

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