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There are 9 ways to get from Kolkata to Rameswaram by plane, train, night 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.

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Fly to Madurai, train  •  10 h 49 min

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

$100 - $419

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Bus  •  2 days 0 h

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

$32 - $46

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Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  12 h 22 min

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

$102 - $429

Fly to Tuticorin, night train  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Tuticorin (TCR) CCU - TCR
  2. Take the night train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$132 - $576

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)

$51 - $160

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 / ...

$35 - $56

Train via Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)  •  41 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) Hwh-Tpj Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Rameswaram (RMM) Ms-Rmm Superfast Exp / ...

$35 - $55

Train via Bhubaneswar (BBS)  •  42 h 23 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.

$37 - $57

Drive  •  31 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Rameswaram 1364.5 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Rameswaram is to bus which costs ₹2,300 - ₹3,400 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Rameswaram is to fly and train which costs ₹7,000 - ₹31,000 and takes 10 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kolkata to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Kolkata and arriving at Rameswaram via Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad and Bangalore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Rameswaram without a car is to train which takes 40 h 55 min and costs ₹2,500 - ₹4,200.

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It takes approximately 10 h 49 min to get from Kolkata to Rameswaram, including transfers.

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Kolkata to Rameswaram bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Kolkata station.

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Kolkata to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Howrah Junction (HWH) station.

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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 ₹2,300 - ₹3,400 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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Map of how to get from Kolkata to Rameswaram.
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  • Distance: 1102.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 49 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 Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, and Bangalore in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 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 Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Agartala, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Gauhati, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Bhubaneswar, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Port Blair, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Visakhapatnam, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 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 Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Kolkata to Tuticorin via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
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 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
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 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $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 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
Ave. Duration
36 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 - $40
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Bhubaneswar (BBS)
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Bhubaneswar (BBS) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
35 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bhubaneswar to Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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 - $11
Book at
redbus.in

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There is no direct flight from Kolkata Airport to Madurai Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Kolkata to Rameswaram bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Rameswaram station.

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Kolkata to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Rameswaram (RMM) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to Rameswaram is 2183 km. It takes approximately 31 h 29 min to drive from Kolkata to Rameswaram.

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Jet Airways, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Madurai Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Rameswaram. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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