There are 4 ways to get from Madurai to Nagapattinam by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 5h 20m
₹233 - ₹257
3 alternative options
Bus • 24h 6m
₹550 - ₹800
Taxi • 3h 41m
₹5,000 - ₹6,000
Drive • 3h 41m
₹1,800 - ₹2,700
Madurai to Nagapattinam by train
The train journey time between Madurai and Nagapattinam is around 7h 28m and covers a distance of around 282 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 33m. Operated by Indian Railways, the Madurai to Nagapattinam train service departs from Madurai Jn and arrives in Nagappattinam. Typically 27 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Madurai to Nagapattinam train schedules
Trains departing Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Trains departing Thursday, May 20, 2021
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Last updated: 17 May 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cost-effective way to get from Madurai to Nagapattinam is to train, which costs ₹230 - ₹260 and takes 5h 20m.
The quickest way to get from Madurai to Nagapattinam is to taxi which costs ₹5,000 - ₹6,000 and takes 3h 41m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madurai and arriving at Nagapattinam. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 24h 6m.
No, there is no direct train from Madurai to Nagapattinam. However, there are services departing from Madurai Jn and arriving at Nagappattinam via Tiruchchirapali. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.
The distance between Madurai and Nagapattinam is 211 km. The road distance is 250.8 km.
The best way to get from Madurai to Nagapattinam without a car is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs ₹230 - ₹260.
It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Madurai to Nagapattinam, including transfers.
Madurai to Nagapattinam bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Madurai station.
Madurai to Nagapattinam train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Madurai Jn station.
The best way to get from Madurai to Nagapattinam is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs ₹230 - ₹260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 24h 6m.
What companies run services between Madurai, India and Nagapattinam, India?
You can take a train from Madurai to Nagapattinam via Tiruchchirapali in around 5h 20m. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Madurai to Nagapattinam twice daily. Tickets cost ₹550 - ₹800 and the journey takes 24h 6m.
India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.
Train from Madurai Jn to Tiruchchirapali
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 10m
- Estimated price
- ₹120 - ₹135
- Book at
Train from Tiruchchirapali to Nagappattinam
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 10m
- 5 times a day
- Estimated price
- ₹110 - ₹125
- Book at
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More Questions & Answers
Madurai to Nagapattinam bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Nagapattinam station.
Madurai to Nagapattinam train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Nagappattinam station.
Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Nagapattinam is 251 km. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Madurai to Nagapattinam.
There are three+ hotels available in Nagapattinam. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.