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There are 5 ways to get from Madurai to Royapuram by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly  •  1h 58m

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Madras (MAA) IXM - MAA

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Train  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Tambaram 12636 / ...

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Bus  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Madurai to Chennai Madurai - Chennai

Taxi  •  6h 34m

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Royapuram 459.1 km

Drive  •  6h 34m

  1. Drive from Madurai to Royapuram 459.1 km

Madurai to Royapuram by train

The train journey time between Madurai and Royapuram is around 7h 45m and covers a distance of around 498 km. This includes an average layover time of around 25 min. Operated by Indian Railways, the Madurai to Royapuram train service departs from Madurai Jn and arrives in Royapuram. Typically 60 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

60 Weekly Trains
7h 45m Average Duration
₹428 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Royapuram is to bus which costs ₹900 - ₹1,600 and takes 8h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Madurai to Royapuram is to fly which costs ₹3,100 - ₹10,000 and takes 1h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madurai to Royapuram. However, there are services departing from Madurai Jn and arriving at Royapuram via Tambaram and Chennai Beach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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The distance between Madurai and Royapuram is 427 km. The road distance is 459.1 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Royapuram without a car is to train which takes 7h 45m and costs ₹420 - ₹2,500.

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It takes approximately 1h 58m to get from Madurai to Royapuram, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Madurai to Royapuram is to fly which takes 1h 58m and costs ₹3,100 - ₹10,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹420 - ₹2,500 and takes 7h 45m, you could also bus, which costs ₹900 - ₹1,600 and takes 8h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Madurai Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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  • Distance: 427.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 58m

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

Air India Limited, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines fly from Madurai to Royapuram every 4 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Madurai Jn to Tambaram every 3 hours. Tickets cost ₹250 - ₹1,300 and the journey takes 6h 28m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹11,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹18,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹12,000
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 Tambaram
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹250 - ₹1,300
Website
irctc.co.in
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12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹250 - ₹330
Third AC (3A)
₹700 - ₹900
Second AC (2A)
₹1,000 - ₹1,300
Bus operators
Intrcity Smartbus
Website
12go.co
Bus from Madurai to Chennai
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹800 - ₹1,400
Schedules at
12go.co
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Royapuram
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹13,000
Maniraja Travels
Phone
+91 73 05 51 24 53
Website
maduraimanirajatravels.in
Madurai Friends Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 99 94 66 77 77
Website
maduraifriendstrackcalltaxi.com
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 45 22 88 89 99
Website
madurai.fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Royapuram is 459 km. It takes approximately 6h 34m to drive from Madurai to Royapuram.

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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 379+ hotels available in Royapuram. 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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