There are 4 ways to get from Madurai to Podanur by bus, train, taxi or car
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Bus • 5h 27m
Train • 6h 16m
2 alternative options
Taxi • 3h 9m
Drive • 3h 9m
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Podanur is to bus which costs ₹650 - ₹900 and takes 5h 27m.
The quickest way to get from Madurai to Podanur is to taxi which costs ₹4,500 - ₹5,500 and takes 3h 9m.
It is 169 km from Madurai to Podanur. It is approximately 203.9 km to drive.
The best way to get from Madurai to Podanur without a car is to bus which takes 5h 27m and costs ₹650 - ₹900.
It takes approximately 5h 27m to get from Madurai to Podanur, including transfers.
The best way to get from Madurai to Podanur is to bus which takes 5h 27m and costs ₹650 - ₹900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹500 - ₹1,400 and takes 6h 16m.
Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Podanur is 204 km. It takes approximately 3h 9m to drive from Madurai to Podanur.
There are 66+ hotels available in Podanur. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.
What companies run services between Madurai, India and Podanur, India?
SETC operates a bus from ARAPALAYAM Bus Station to Coimbatore once daily. Tickets cost ₹360 - ₹550 and the journey takes 5h 17m. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Madurai Jn to Pilamedu once daily. Tickets cost ₹190 - ₹1,000 and the journey takes 6h 4m.
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 Pilamedu
- Ave. Duration
- 6h 4m
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- ₹190 - ₹1,000
- Book at
- Sleeper Class
- ₹190 - ₹240
- Third AC (3A)
- ₹550 - ₹750
- Second AC (2A)
- ₹800 - ₹1,000
- Ave. Duration
- 3h 9m
- Estimated price
- ₹4,500 - ₹5,500
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