There are 5 ways to get from Madurai to Sabarimala by bus, taxi, night train or car

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Bus, taxi  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Madurai to Valliyoor 995Ud
  2. Take a taxi from Valliyoor to Sabarimala

$71 - $88

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Taxi  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Sabarimala 113.1 miles

$55 - $70

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Night train, taxi via Pmbakvl Shandy (PBKS)  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the night train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Pmbakvl Shandy (PBKS) Ms-Sct Pothigai Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Pmbakvl Shandy (PBKS) to Sabarimala

$72 - $98

Night train, taxi  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the night train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Kadayanallur (KDNL) Ms-Sct Pothigai Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Kadayanallur (KDNL) to Sabarimala

$68 - $94

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Madurai to Sabarimala 113.1 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Sabarimala is to drive which costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,000 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madurai to Sabarimala is to taxi which costs ₹4,100 - ₹4,900 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Madurai and Sabarimala is 126 km. The road distance is 181 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Sabarimala without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 7 h 51 min and costs ₹5,000 - ₹6,500.

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It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Madurai to Sabarimala, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Sabarimala is 181 km. It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to drive from Madurai to Sabarimala.

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There are 224+ hotels available in Sabarimala. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Madurai to Sabarimala.
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  • Distance: 78.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 51 min

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

There is no direct connection from Madurai to Sabarimala. However, you can take the bus to Valliyoor then take the taxi to Sabarimala. Alternatively, you can take the night train to Pmbakvl Shandy (PBKS) then take the taxi to Sabarimala.

Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Madurai to Valliyoor
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Valliyoor to Sabarimala
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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