There are 9 ways to get from Kolkata to Rameswaram by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Madurai, train  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Madurai (IXM) CCU - IXM
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$100 - $414

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Ranigunj
  2. Take the bus from Hyderabad to Bangalore
  3. Take the bus from Bangalore to Rameswaram

$28 - $41

7 alternative options

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) CCU - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$103 - $425

Fly to Tuticorin, bus  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Tuticorin (TCR) CCU - TCR
  2. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Rameshwaram

$143 - $549

Fly to Madras, train  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Madras (MAA) CCU - MAA
  2. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$54 - $152

Train, bus  •  40 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) Hwh-Tpj Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tiruchirapalli to Rameshwaram

$38 - $51

Train  •  40 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Hwh-Cape Exp
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM) Tpty-Rmm Tri Wkly Exp / ...

$36 - $59

Train via Bhubaneswar (BBS)  •  42 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Bhubaneswar (BBS) Hwh-Puri Shatabdi Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Bhubaneswar (BBS) to Rameswaram (RMM) Bbs-Rmm Weekly Exp.

$38 - $58

Drive  •  31 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Rameswaram 1364.5 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Rameswaram is to bus which costs ₹1,900 - ₹2,900 and takes 2 days 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Rameswaram is to fly and train which costs ₹7,000 - ₹30,000 and takes 11 h 19 min.

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The distance between Kolkata and Rameswaram is 1763 km. The road distance is 2183.3 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 19 min to get from Kolkata to Rameswaram, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Kolkata to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Howrah Junction (HWH) and arriving at Rameswaram (RMM) via Madurai Junction (MDU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 55 min.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Rameswaram is to train which takes 40 h 55 min and costs ₹2,500 - ₹4,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,900 - ₹2,900 and takes 2 days 1 h.

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Map of how to get from Kolkata to Rameswaram.
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  • Distance: 1102.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 19 min

What companies run services between Kolkata, India and Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India?

You can take a train from Kolkata to Rameswaram via Madurai Junction (MDU) in around 40 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kolkata to Rameswaram via Ranigunj, Hyderabad, and Bangalore in around 2 days 1 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bhubaneswar, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bhubaneswar, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Ranchi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Bhubaneswar, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Port Blair, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Visakhapatnam, Madras
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Tuticorin via Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Tuticorin via Port Blair, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Kolkata to Tuticorin via Pune, Madras
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Kolkata to Tuticorin via Mumbai, Madras
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Kolkata to Tuticorin via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kolkata to Tuticorin via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Kolkata to Tuticorin via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Kolkata to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
35 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
Ave. Duration
36 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Bhubaneswar (BBS)
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Bhubaneswar (BBS) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
35 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirunelveli to Rameshwaram
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Tiruchirapalli to Rameshwaram
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tnstc.in
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kolkata to Ranigunj
Ave. Duration
27 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Hyderabad to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in

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