There are 3 ways to get from Madurai to Rameswaram by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Tpty Rmm Exp / ...

$5 - $19

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 59 min

  1. 110.7 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. 110.7 miles

$18 - $26

What companies run services between Madurai, India and Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India?

There is no direct connection from Madurai to Rameswaram. However, you can take the train to Ramanathapuram (RMD), take the walk to Ramanathapuram, then take the bus to Rameshwaram. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Rameswaram.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus from Ramanathapuram to Rameshwaram
Ave. Duration
58 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Ola Cabs
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Friends Track Call Taxi
+91 452 266 77 77
Fast Track Call Taxi
+91 452 288 8999

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madurai and Rameswaram is 148 km. The road distance is 177 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Rameswaram is to train and bus which costs ₹330 - ₹1,300 and takes 3 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Madurai to Rameswaram is to taxi which takes 2 h 59 min and costs ₹2,800 - ₹3,400.

It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Madurai to Rameswaram, including transfers.