There are 6 ways to get from Kannur to Madurai by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  15 h

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Dadar Ten Exp

$10 - $20

5 alternative options

Bus  •  15 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Kannur to Ernakulam
  2. Take the bus from Cochin to Madurai

$16 - $23

Taxi  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kannur to Madurai 275.6 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Kannur to Madurai 275.6 miles

$45 - $65

Train to Calicut, fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Kozhikkode (CLT)
  2. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Madurai (IXM) CCJ - IXM

$61 - $253

Train to Kochi, fly  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madurai (IXM) COK - IXM

$39 - $87

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kannur to Madurai is to train which costs ₹700 - ₹1,400 and takes 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from Kannur to Madurai is to train and fly which costs ₹4,100 - ₹18,000 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The distance between Kannur and Madurai is 371 km. The road distance is 441 km.

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The train from Kannur (CAN) to Madurai Junction (MDU) takes 15 h including transfers and departs once a week.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kannur to Madurai. However, there are services departing from Kannur and arriving at Madurai via Cochin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kannur (CAN) and arriving at Madurai Junction (MDU). Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 15 h.

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What companies run services between Kannur, India and Madurai, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Kannur to Madurai once a week. Tickets cost $10 - $20 and the journey takes 15 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kannur to Madurai via Ernakulam and Cochin in around 15 h 33 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Jet Lite
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Kochi to Madurai
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kannur to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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redbus.in
Bus from Cochin to Madurai
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kannur to Madurai
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120

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