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There are 4 ways to get from Madurai to Nagapattinam by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Tiruchchirapali 12636 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Nagappattinam 16188 / ...

₹233 - ₹257

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Bus  •  24h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Madurai to Nagapattinam

₹550 - ₹800

Taxi  •  3h 41m

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Nagapattinam 250.8 km

₹5,000 - ₹6,000

Drive  •  3h 41m

  1. Drive from Madurai to Nagapattinam 250.8 km

₹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

Madurai → Nagapattinam
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nagapattinam is 1800118797.

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The social distance requirement in Nagapattinam is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 17 May 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Madurai to Nagapattinam is to train, which costs ₹230 - ₹260 and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Madurai to Nagapattinam is to taxi which costs ₹5,000 - ₹6,000 and takes 3h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madurai and arriving at Nagapattinam. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 24h 6m.

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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.

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The distance between Madurai and Nagapattinam is 211 km. The road distance is 250.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Nagapattinam without a car is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs ₹230 - ₹260.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Madurai to Nagapattinam, including transfers.

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

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Madurai to Nagapattinam train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Madurai Jn station.

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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.

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  • Distance: 210.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

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.

Train operators
Indian Railways

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.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Madurai Jn to Tiruchchirapali
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹135
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Tiruchchirapali to Nagappattinam
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₹110 - ₹125
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Madurai to Nagapattinam
Ave. Duration
24h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Nagapattinam
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹6,000
SSRT Cabs
Phone
+91 98 94 15 99 70
Website
maduraitours.com
Maniraja Travels
Phone
+91 73 05 51 24 53
Website
maduraimanirajatravels.in
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 45 22 88 89 99
Website
madurai.fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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

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Madurai to Nagapattinam train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Nagappattinam station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Nagapattinam is 251 km. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Madurai to Nagapattinam.

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There are three+ hotels available in Nagapattinam. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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