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There are 9 ways to get from Madikeri to Chidambaram by night bus, train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Night bus, train via Vellore

  1. Take the night bus from Madikeri - KSRTC Bus Stand to Majestic station
  2. Take the train from Ksr Bengaluru to Katpadi Jn
  3. Take the train from Katpadi Jn to Chidambaram

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Night bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from Madikeri - KSRTC Bus Stand to Majestic station
  2. Take the train from Ksr Bengaluru to Mayiladuturai J

7 alternative options

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Madikeri - KSRTC Bus Stand to Majestic station
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore Shanti Nagar Bus Stand to Puducherry
  3. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Chidambaram

Taxi, train

  1. Take a taxi from Madikeri to Kannapuram
  2. Take the train from Kannapuram to Tiruchchirapali
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Chidambaram

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Madikeri to Chidambaram

Drive

  1. Drive from Madikeri to Chidambaram

Taxi to Kannur, fly, train

  1. Take a taxi from Madikeri to Kannur
  2. Fly from Kannur (CNN) to Madras (MAA)
  3. Take the train from Tambaram to Chidambaram

Taxi to Mangalore, fly, train

  1. Take a taxi from Madikeri to Mangalore
  2. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Madras (MAA)
  3. Take the train from Tambaram to Chidambaram

Taxi to Mysore, fly, train

  1. Take a taxi from Madikeri to Mysore
  2. Fly from Mysore (MYQ) to Madras (MAA)
  3. Take the train from Tambaram to Chidambaram
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The cheapest way to get from Madikeri to Chidambaram is to night bus and train which costs ₹650 - ₹2,200 and takes 21h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Madikeri to Chidambaram is to taxi which costs ₹8,000 - ₹10,000 and takes 7h 48m.

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The distance between Madikeri and Chidambaram is 445 km. The road distance is 525.7 km.

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The best way to get from Madikeri to Chidambaram without a car is to night bus and train via Vellore which takes 17h and costs ₹700 - ₹2,700.

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It takes approximately 17h to get from Madikeri to Chidambaram, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kannur Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madikeri to Chidambaram is 526 km. It takes approximately 7h 48m to drive from Madikeri to Chidambaram.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Kannur Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Chidambaram. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Madikeri to Chidambaram.
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  • Distance: 445 km
  • Duration: 17h

What companies run services between Madikeri, India and Chidambaram, India?

There is no direct connection from Madikeri to Chidambaram. However, you can take the night bus to Majestic station, take the walk to Ksr Bengaluru, take the train to Katpadi Jn, then take the train to Chidambaram. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Madikeri to Chidambaram via Majestic station, Majestic, Chickpet, KR Market, Lalbagh Hopcoms, Bangalore Shanti Nagar Bus Stand, and Pondicherry in around 18h 22m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kannur to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹16,000
Flights from Mangalore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹13,000
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹13,000
Flights from Mysore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹2,000 - ₹6,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹25,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Ksr Bengaluru to Katpadi Jn
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹160 - ₹900
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹160 - ₹210
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹650
Second AC (2A)
₹700 - ₹900
Train from Katpadi Jn to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹170 - ₹950
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹170 - ₹220
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹700
Second AC (2A)
₹700 - ₹950
Train from Kannapuram to Tiruchchirapali
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹280 - ₹1,400
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹280 - ₹360
Third AC (3A)
₹750 - ₹1,000
Second AC (2A)
₹1,100 - ₹1,400
Train from Tiruchchirapali to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹450 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Train from Ksr Bengaluru to Mayiladuturai J
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹280 - ₹1,400
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹280 - ₹360
Third AC (3A)
₹800 - ₹1,000
Second AC (2A)
₹1,100 - ₹1,400
Train from Tambaram to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹160 - ₹900
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹160 - ₹210
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹650
Second AC (2A)
₹700 - ₹900
Bus operators
RedBus
Phone
099456 00000
Website
redbus.in
Night bus from Madikeri - KSRTC Bus Stand to Majestic station
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹400 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus
KSRTC
Phone
080-26252625
Website
ksrtc.in
Bus from Bangalore Shanti Nagar Bus Stand to Puducherry
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹410 - ₹800
Schedules at
ksrtc.in
Standard
₹410 - ₹650
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Pondicherry to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Madikeri to Kannapuram
Ave. Duration
2h
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹4,200

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