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There are 5 ways to get from Madurai to Kālpākkam by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly, taxi

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Madras (MAA)
  2. Take a taxi from Chengalpattu to Kālpākkam

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Train

  1. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Chengalpattu

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madurai to Chengalpattu

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Kālpākkam

Drive

  1. Drive from Madurai to Kālpākkam
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The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Kālpākkam is to train which costs ₹900 - ₹2,100 and takes 6h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Madurai to Kālpākkam is to fly and taxi. Taking this option will cost ₹4,400 - ₹15,000 and takes 2h 39m.

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The distance between Madurai and Kālpākkam is 370 km. The road distance is 405.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Kālpākkam without a car is to train which takes 6h 25m and costs ₹900 - ₹2,100.

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It takes approximately 2h 39m to get from Madurai to Kālpākkam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Kālpākkam is to train which takes 6h 25m and costs ₹900 - ₹2,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,500 - ₹2,100 and takes 7h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Madurai Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Kālpākkam is 406 km. It takes approximately 5h 58m to drive from Madurai to Kālpākkam.

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Air India Limited, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madurai Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Kālpākkam. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Madurai to Kālpākkam.
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  • Distance: 369.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 39m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Madurai Jn to Chengalpattu every 3 hours. Tickets cost ₹240 - ₹1,300 and the journey takes 5h 58m. Alternatively, Kallada Tours and Travels operates a bus from Madurai to Chengalpattu once daily. Tickets cost ₹850 - ₹1,200 and the journey takes 6h 41m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹15,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹17,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹4,000 - ₹12,000
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 Madurai Jn to Chengalpattu
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹240 - ₹1,300
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹240 - ₹310
Third AC (3A)
₹700 - ₹900
Second AC (2A)
₹950 - ₹1,300
Bus operators
Kallada Tours and Travels
Phone
8893555000
Email
info@kalladatravels.com
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Madurai to Chengalpattu
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹850 - ₹1,200
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chengalpattu to Kālpākkam
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
₹700 - ₹850

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The best way to get from Madurai to Madurai Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs ₹280 - ₹340.

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