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

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Train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Neyyattinkara (NYY) Ms Guruvayur Exp / ...

$8 - $20

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Night bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the night bus from Madurai to Kazhakootam

$8 - $11

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Taxi  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Kovalam 186.4 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Madurai to Kovalam 186.4 miles

$30 - $45

Fly  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Trivandrum (TRV) IXM - TRV

$57 - $268

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The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Kovalam is to night bus which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Madurai to Kovalam is to taxi which costs ₹4,600 - ₹6,000 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Madurai and arriving at Kazhakootam. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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The distance between Madurai and Kovalam is 210 km. The road distance is 298.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Kovalam without a car is to train which takes 6 h 41 min and costs ₹550 - ₹1,500.

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Madurai to Kovalam, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Madurai to Kovalam is to train which takes 6 h 41 min and costs ₹550 - ₹1,500. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ₹4,000 - ₹20,000 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Madurai Airport to Trivandrum Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Madurai to Kovalam bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Kazhakootam station.

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Map of how to get from Madurai to Kovalam.
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  • Distance: 131.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 41 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Madurai to Kovalam twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $16 and the journey takes 6 h 26 min. Alternatively, IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited and three other airlines fly from Madurai to Kovalam hourly.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madurai to Trivandrum via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Madurai to Trivandrum via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Madurai to Trivandrum via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Madurai to Trivandrum via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madurai to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Madurai to Trivandrum via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madurai to Trivandrum via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Kovalam
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Kovalam is 298 km. It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to drive from Madurai to Kovalam.

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Air India Limited, Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madurai Airport to Trivandrum Airport.

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There are 395+ hotels available in Kovalam. Prices start at $16 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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