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

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Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Calicut to Madurai

$8 - $11

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Train  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Kozhikkode (CLT) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Dadar Ten Exp

$8 - $18

Bus via Cochin  •  13 h 18 min

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

$15 - $21

Taxi  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kozhikode to Madurai 219.8 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Kozhikode to Madurai 219.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Madurai (IXM) CCJ - IXM

$59 - $238

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The cheapest way to get from Kozhikode to Madurai is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Kozhikode to Madurai is to fly which costs ₹4,200 - ₹18,000 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Calicut and arriving at Madurai. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 9 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kozhikkode (CLT) and arriving at Madurai Junction (MDU). Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 20 min.

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The distance between Kozhikode and Madurai is 295 km. The road distance is 351.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kozhikode to Madurai without a car is to bus which takes 9 h and costs ₹550 - ₹800.

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The bus from Calicut to Madurai takes 9 h including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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Kozhikode to Madurai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Kozhikkode (CLT) station.

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The best way to get from Kozhikode to Madurai is to bus which takes 9 h and costs ₹550 - ₹800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹600 - ₹1,300 and takes 11 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs ₹4,200 - ₹18,000 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Kozhikode to Madurai.
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  • Distance: 184.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h

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

RedBus operates a bus from Kozhikode to Madurai 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 9 h. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Kozhikode to Madurai once a week. Tickets cost $8 - $18 and the journey takes 11 h 20 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
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
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
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Calicut to Madurai
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Calicut to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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 Kozhikode to Madurai
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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There is no direct flight from Calicut Airport to Madurai Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kozhikode to Madurai is 352 km. It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to drive from Kozhikode to Madurai.

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Jet Lite, Air India Limited, Jet Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Calicut Airport to Madurai Airport.

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There are 101+ hotels available in Madurai. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kozhikode to Calicut Airport is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs ₹800 - ₹950.

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