There are 3 ways to get from Madurai to Kāraikkudi by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT) Tiruchendur Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) Puducherry Exp / ...

$3 - $28

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Kāraikkudi 52.5 miles

$20 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Madurai to Kāraikkudi 52.5 miles

$8 - $13

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

You can take a train from Madurai to Kāraikkudi via Virudunagar Junction (VPT) in around 4 h 3 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Kāraikkudi
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Friends Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 266 77 77
Website
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 288 8999
Website
madurai.fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madurai and Kāraikkudi is 73 km. The road distance is 84 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Kāraikkudi is to drive which costs ₹550 - ₹850 and takes 1 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Madurai to Kāraikkudi is to taxi which takes 1 h 18 min and costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,700.

No, there is no direct train from Madurai to Kāraikkudi. However, there are services departing from Madurai Junction (MDU) and arriving at Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) via Virudunagar Junction (VPT). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Madurai to Kāraikkudi, including transfers.