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

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Train  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Jolarpettai (JTJ) to Katpadi Junction (KPD) Sbc-Ppta Sanghamitra Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Peralam Junction (PEM) Tpty-Mq Pamani Exp

$14 - $40

Cheapest option

Train via Villupuram Junction (VM)  •  11 h

  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 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Krishnagiri to Karaikal

$18 - $24

Taxi  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jalārpet to Karaikal 183.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Jalārpet to Karaikal 183.3 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Jalārpet to Karaikal. However, there are services departing from Jolarpettai (JTJ) and arriving at Karaikal (KIK) via Villupuram Junction (VM). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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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 train which takes 8 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 9 min 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 train which takes 8 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 16 min.

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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 4 h 15 min to drive from Jalārpet to Karaikal.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Karaikal. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Jalārpet to Karaikal.
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  • Distance: 143.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Jalārpet to Karaikal via Katpadi Junction (KPD) and Peralam Junction (PEM) in around 8 h 9 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Jalārpet to Karaikal once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 7 h 35 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Jolarpettai (JTJ) to Katpadi Junction (KPD)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Peralam Junction (PEM)
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Jolarpettai (JTJ) to Villupuram Junction (VM)
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Karaikal (KIK)
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Jalārpet to Karaikal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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