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There are 6 ways to get from Madurai to Panruti by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus via Villupuram

  1. Take the bus from Madurai to Villupuram

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Train

  1. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Panruti

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madurai to Panrutty

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Panruti

Drive

  1. Drive from Madurai to Panruti

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Madras (MAA)
  2. Take the train from Tambaram to Villupuram Jn

Madurai to Panruti by train

The train journey time between Madurai and Panruti is around 7h 16m and covers a distance of around 378 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 49m. Operated by Indian Railways, the Madurai to Panruti train service departs from Madurai Jn and arrives in Panruti. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
7h 16m
Fastest train time:
6h 49m
Train distance:
378 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
₹200
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
23:45
Last train departs at:
23:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madurai to Panruti train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Panruti is to train which costs ₹200 - ₹230 and takes 6h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Madurai to Panruti is to fly and train which costs ₹2,300 - ₹6,000 and takes 3h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madurai and arriving at Panrutty. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 26h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madurai Jn and arriving at Panruti. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 49m.

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The distance between Madurai and Panruti is 259 km. The road distance is 286 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Panruti without a car is to bus via Villupuram which takes 4h 34m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Madurai to Panruti, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Madurai to Panruti is to bus via Villupuram which takes 4h 34m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹200 - ₹230 and takes 6h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Madurai to Panruti.
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  • Distance: 259.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 34m

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

Parveen Travels operates a bus from Madurai to Villupuram every 4 hours, and the journey takes 4h 12m. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Madurai Jn to Panruti twice daily. Tickets cost ₹200 - ₹230 and the journey takes 6h 49m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,000 - ₹8,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,500 - ₹9,500
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
₹2,400 - ₹6,000
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 Panruti
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹200 - ₹230
Website
irctc.co.in
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12go.asia
Train from Tambaram to Villupuram Jn
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹110 - ₹125
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Madurai to Villupuram
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Madurai to Panrutty
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Panruti
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Estimated price
₹3,600 - ₹4,300
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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The quickest flight from Madurai Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Panruti is 286 km. It takes approximately 4h 10m to drive from Madurai to Panruti.

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Air India Limited, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madurai Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Panruti. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Madurai Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs ₹280 - ₹340.

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