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

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Train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Manamadurai Junction (MNM) Tpty-Rmm Tri Wkly Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Manamadurai Junction (MNM) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) Rmm-Bbs Weekly Exp. / ...

$2 - $25

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Taxi  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Kāraikkudi 52.5 miles

$19 - $23

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Madurai to Kāraikkudi 52.5 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Kāraikkudi is to drive which costs ₹600 - ₹900 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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

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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 Manamadurai Junction (MNM). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

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The distance between Madurai and Kāraikkudi is 73 km. The road distance is 83.9 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Kāraikkudi without a car is to train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs ₹130 - ₹1,900.

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

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Madurai to Kāraikkudi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Madurai Junction (MDU) station.

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Madurai to Kāraikkudi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Kāraikkudi is 84 km. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Madurai to Kāraikkudi.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Kāraikkudi. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Madurai to Kāraikkudi.
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  • Distance: 45.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

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

You can take a train from Madurai to Kāraikkudi via Manamadurai Junction (MNM) in around 3 h 3 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Kāraikkudi
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Friends Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 266 77 77
Website
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 288 8999
Website
madurai.fasttrackcalltaxi.in
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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