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There are 6 ways to get from Madurai Airport (IXM) to Anchal by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus via Punalur

  1. Take the bus from Madurai to Punalur

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Train

  1. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Punalur

4 alternative options

Train via Pudur

  1. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Sengottai

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madurai to Kollam

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai Airport (IXM) to Anchal

Drive

  1. Drive from Madurai Airport (IXM) to Anchal
Madurai Airport (IXM) → Anchal
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The cheapest way to get from Madurai Airport (IXM) to Anchal is to bus which costs ₹470 - ₹700 and takes 9h 37m.

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The fastest way to get from Madurai Airport (IXM) to Anchal is to taxi. Taking this option will cost ₹3,800 - ₹4,600 and takes 3h 30m.

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The distance between Madurai Airport (IXM) and Anchal is 164 km. The road distance is 223.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai Airport (IXM) to Anchal without a car is to bus via Punalur which takes 5h 39m and costs ₹550 - ₹1,400.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from Madurai Airport (IXM) to Anchal, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Madurai Airport (IXM) to Anchal is to bus via Punalur which takes 5h 39m and costs ₹550 - ₹1,400. Alternatively, you can train via Pudur, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹2,200 and takes 6h 1m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai Airport (IXM) to Anchal is 224 km. It takes approximately 3h 30m to drive from Madurai Airport (IXM) to Anchal.

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

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Map of how to get from Madurai Airport (IXM) to Anchal.
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  • Distance: 164.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 39m

What companies run services between Madurai Airport (IXM), India and Anchal, India?

Kallada Tours and Travels operates a bus from Madurai to Punalur once daily. Tickets cost ₹700 - ₹1,000 and the journey takes 3h 49m. Kerala State Road Transport Corporation also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Madurai Jn to Sengottai twice daily. Tickets cost ₹140 - ₹800 and the journey takes 3h 25m.

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 Madurai Jn to Sengottai
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹190
Third AC (3A)
₹460 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Train from Madurai Jn to Punalur
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
Kallada Tours and Travels
Phone
8893555000
Email
info@kalladatravels.com
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Madurai to Punalur
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹700 - ₹1,000
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Phone
9447071021
Website
keralartc.com
Bus from Madurai to Punalur
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹280 - ₹470
Schedules at
online.keralartc.com
Bus from Madurai to Kollam
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹280 - ₹420
Schedules at
online.keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai Airport (IXM) to Anchal
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Estimated price
₹3,800 - ₹4,600
Maniraja Travels
Phone
+91 73 05 51 24 53
Website
maduraimanirajatravels.in
Madurai Friends Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 99 94 66 77 77
Website
maduraifriendstrackcalltaxi.com
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 45 22 88 89 99
Website
madurai.fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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