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

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Fly, subway  •  1h 41m

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Kochi (COK) IXM - COK
  2. Take the subway from Aluva to Lissie Jn

$30 - $61

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Train  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) Tpj-Tvc Intercity Exp / ...

$5 - $16

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Night bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the night bus from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  4h 13m

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram 170.2 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  4h 13m

  1. Drive from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram 170.2 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Kerala is to night bus which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 5h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Madurai to Kerala is to fly and subway which costs ₹2,100 - ₹4,500 and takes 1h 41m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Madurai and arriving at Thiruvananthapuram. The journey takes approximately 5h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madurai Junction (MDU) and arriving at Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC). Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 5m.

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The distance between Madurai and Kerala is 182 km. The road distance is 272.4 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Kerala without a car is to train which takes 6h 5m and costs ₹380 - ₹1,200.

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It takes approximately 1h 41m to get from Madurai to Kerala, including transfers.

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Madurai to Kerala bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Madurai station.

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

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The quickest flight from Madurai Airport to Kochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Map of how to get from Madurai to Kerala.
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  • Distance: 114 miles
  • Duration: 1h 41m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram 4 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $16 and the journey takes 6h 5m.

Airlines
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Madurai to Kochi
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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Madurai to Kerala bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Thiruvananthapuram station.

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Madurai to Kerala train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Kerala is 272 km. It takes approximately 4h 13m to drive from Madurai to Kerala.

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Air India Express offers flights from Madurai Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Kerala. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Madurai Airport is to taxi which takes 12m and costs ₹250 - ₹310.

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