There are 3 ways to get from Madurai to Thekkady by night train, taxi or car

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Night train, taxi  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the night train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rajapalayam (RJPM) Ms-Sct Pothigai Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Rajapalayam (RJPM) to Thekkady

$52 - $78

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Taxi  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Thekkady 89.4 miles

$45 - $55

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Madurai to Thekkady 89.4 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Thekkady is to drive which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,600 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madurai to Thekkady is to taxi which costs ₹3,300 - ₹4,000 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Madurai and Thekkady is 109 km. The road distance is 143.1 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Thekkady without a car is to night train and taxi which takes 4 h 17 min and costs ₹3,700 - ₹6,000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Madurai to Thekkady, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Thekkady is 143 km. It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to drive from Madurai to Thekkady.

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There are 250+ hotels available in Thekkady. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 68.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

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

There is no direct connection from Madurai to Thekkady. However, you can take the night train to Rajapalayam (RJPM) then take the taxi to Thekkady. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Thekkady.

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