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

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Train  •  12 h 40 min

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

$10 - $19

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Bus  •  15 h 33 min

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

$15 - $22

Taxi  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kannur to Madurai 275.6 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Kannur to Madurai 275.6 miles

$45 - $65

Train to Calicut, fly  •  7 h 21 min

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

$60 - $251

Train to Kochi, fly  •  7 h 14 min

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

$38 - $86

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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 12 h 40 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 best way to get from Kannur to Madurai without a car is to train which takes 12 h 40 min and costs .

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The train from Kannur (CAN) to Madurai Junction (MDU) takes 12 h 40 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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Kannur to Madurai bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Kannur station.

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Kannur to Madurai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Kannur (CAN) station.

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The best way to get from Kannur to Madurai is to train which takes 12 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 33 min.

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There is no direct flight from Calicut Airport to Madurai Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Kannur to Madurai bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Madurai station.

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Map of how to get from Kannur to Madurai.
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  • Distance: 232.1 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 40 min

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 - $19 and the journey takes 12 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kannur to Madurai via Ernakulam and Cochin in around 15 h 33 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
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
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Cochin to Madurai
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kannur to Madurai
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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Kannur to Madurai train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Madurai Junction (MDU) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kannur to Madurai is 441 km. It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to drive from Kannur to Madurai.

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IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Calicut Airport to Madurai Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Madurai. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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