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There are 9 ways to get from Hyderabad to Karaikal by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  20h 25m

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

$16 - $22

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Train  •  23h 58m

  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

$20 - $38

Drive  •  12h 14m

  1. Drive from Hyderabad to Karaikal 553.4 miles

$90 - $130

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  11h 31m

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

$68 - $334

Fly to Madras, train  •  11h 48m

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

$31 - $133

Fly to Pondicherry, train  •  10h 19m

  1. Fly from Hyderabad (HYD) to Pondicherry (PNY) HYD - PNY
  2. Take the train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Karaikal (KIK)

$65 - $272

Fly to Tirupati, train  •  14h 53m

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

$45 - $172

Fly to Coimbatore, train  •  13h 20m

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

$41 - $196

Fly to Madurai, train  •  12h 9m

  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)

$45 - $199

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

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The quickest way to get from Hyderabad to Karaikal is to fly and train which costs ₹4,800 - ₹20,000 and takes 10h 19m.

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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 20h 25m.

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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 23h 58m.

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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 bus which takes 20h 25m and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700.

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It takes approximately 20h 25m 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 20h 25m and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,800 and takes 23h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Hyderabad to Karaikal.
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  • Distance: 458.9 miles
  • Duration: 20h 25m

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

You can take a bus from Hyderabad to Karaikal via Bangalore in around 20h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hyderabad to Karaikal via Renigunta Junction (RU) in around 23h 58m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Kochi
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Goa, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Kochi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Kochi, Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai, Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Bhubaneswar, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Pune, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Visakhapatnam, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Hyderabad to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Hyderabad to Tirupati
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Hyderabad to Tirupati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Hyderabad to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Hyderabad to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Hyderabad to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Hyderabad to Madurai
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Hyderabad to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Hyderabad to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Hyderabad to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Hyderabad to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Hyderabad to Tirupati
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Hyderabad to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Hyderabad to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Hyderabad to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $4,000
Flights from Hyderabad to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Hyderabad to Tirupati
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Hyderabad to Madurai via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,700
Flights from Hyderabad to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Trans Euro Air
Flights from Hyderabad to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Hyderabad to Tirupati
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hyderabad to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $4,000
Flights from Hyderabad to Madurai via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,700
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hyderabad to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Hyderabad to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Hyderabad Decan (HYB) to Renigunta Junction (RU)
Ave. Duration
12h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Karaikal (KIK)
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Karaikal (KIK)
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Karaikal (KIK)
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Karaikal (KIK)
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Karaikal (KIK)
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Hyderabad to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Karaikal
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in

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There is no direct flight from Hyderabad Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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Hyderabad to Karaikal train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Karaikal (KIK) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hyderabad to Karaikal is 885 km. It takes approximately 12h 14m to drive from Hyderabad to Karaikal.

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SriLankan Airlines and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Hyderabad Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Karaikal. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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