There are 4 ways to get from Madurai to Kottayam by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Kottayam (KTYM) Mdu-Tvc Amritha Exp

$8 - $18

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Taxi  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Kottayam 156.3 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Madurai to Kottayam 156.3 miles

$25 - $40

Fly, train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Kochi (COK) IXM - COK
  2. Take the train from Aluva (AWY) to Kottayam (KTYM)

$30 - $73

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The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Kottayam is to train which costs ₹550 - ₹1,300 and takes 11 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madurai to Kottayam is to taxi which costs ₹3,900 - ₹4,700 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madurai Junction (MDU) and arriving at Kottayam (KTYM). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 5 min.

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The distance between Madurai and Kottayam is 179 km. The road distance is 250.1 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Kottayam without a car is to train which takes 11 h 5 min and costs ₹550 - ₹1,300.

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The train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Kottayam (KTYM) takes 11 h 5 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Madurai to Kottayam 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 45 min.

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Madurai to Kottayam train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Kottayam (KTYM) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Kottayam is 250 km. It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to drive from Madurai to Kottayam.

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  • Distance: 111.8 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 5 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Madurai to Kottayam once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $18 and the journey takes 11 h 5 min.

Airlines
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Madurai to Kochi
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Kottayam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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Air India Express offers flights from Madurai Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 813+ hotels available in Kottayam. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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

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