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There are 5 ways to get from Jalārpet to Karaikal by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Krishnagiri to Karaikal

$18 - $24

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Train  •  11h

  1. Take the train from Jolarpettai (JTJ) to Villupuram Junction (VM) Dr-Pdy Exp
  2. Take the train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Karaikal (KIK) Ltt-Kik Weekly Exp

$7 - $30

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Train via Erode Junction (ED)  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the train from Jolarpettai (JTJ) to Erode Junction (ED) Alleppey Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Erode Junction (ED) to Karaikal (KIK) Ers-Kik Exp

$8 - $30

Taxi  •  4h 15m

  1. Take a taxi from Jalārpet to Karaikal 183.3 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  4h 15m

  1. Drive from Jalārpet to Karaikal 183.3 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Jalārpet to Karaikal is to bus which costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,800 and takes 8h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Jalārpet to Karaikal is to taxi which costs ₹6,500 - ₹8,000 and takes 4h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Jalārpet to Karaikal. However, there are services departing from Jolarpettai (JTJ) and arriving at Karaikal (KIK) via Erode Junction (ED). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 57m.

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The distance between Jalārpet and Karaikal is 229 km. The road distance is 293.2 km.

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The best way to get from Jalārpet to Karaikal without a car is to bus which takes 8h 16m and costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 8h 16m to get from Jalārpet to Karaikal, including transfers.

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Jalārpet to Karaikal train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Jolarpettai (JTJ) station.

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The best way to get from Jalārpet to Karaikal is to bus which takes 8h 16m and costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹600 - ₹2,200 and takes 9h 57m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Jalārpet to Karaikal is 293 km. It takes approximately 4h 15m to drive from Jalārpet to Karaikal.

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  • Distance: 143.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 16m

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

RedBus operates a bus from Jalārpet to Karaikal once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 7h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Jalārpet to Karaikal via Erode Junction (ED) in around 9h 57m.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Jolarpettai (JTJ) to Erode Junction (ED)
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $14
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Train from Erode Junction (ED) to Karaikal (KIK)
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Jolarpettai (JTJ) to Villupuram Junction (VM)
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $15
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
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Jalārpet to Karaikal
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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