There are 4 ways to get from Madurai to Thiruchendur Murugan temple by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Madurai to Tiruchendur 981T

₹504 - ₹666

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Train  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Tiruchendur 56769 / ...

₹140 - ₹160

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Taxi  •  2h 36m

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Thiruchendur Murugan temple 175.2 km

₹4,500 - ₹5,500

Drive  •  2h 36m

  1. Drive from Madurai to Thiruchendur Murugan temple 175.2 km

₹1,300 - ₹2,000

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The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Thiruchendur Murugan temple is to train which costs ₹140 - ₹160 and takes 6h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Madurai to Thiruchendur Murugan temple is to taxi which costs ₹4,500 - ₹5,500 and takes 2h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madurai Jn and arriving at Tiruchendur. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 50m.

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The distance between Madurai and Thiruchendur Murugan temple is 158 km. The road distance is 175.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Thiruchendur Murugan temple without a car is to bus which takes 4h 13m and costs ₹500 - ₹700.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Madurai to Thiruchendur Murugan temple, including transfers.

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Madurai to Thiruchendur Murugan temple train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Madurai Jn station.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Thiruchendur Murugan temple is to bus which takes 4h 13m and costs ₹500 - ₹700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹140 - ₹160 and takes 6h 8m.

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Madurai to Thiruchendur Murugan temple train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Tiruchendur station.

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  • Distance: 158.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Madurai, India and Thiruchendur Murugan temple, India?

SETC operates a bus from Madurai to Tiruchendur hourly. Tickets cost ₹370 - ₹550 and the journey takes 4h 11m. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Madurai Jn to Tiruchendur twice daily. Tickets cost ₹140 - ₹160 and the journey takes 5h 50m.

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.

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Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Madurai Jn to Tiruchendur
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹160
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Madurai to Tiruchendur
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹370 - ₹550
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Thiruchendur Murugan temple
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Estimated price
₹4,500 - ₹5,500
SSRT Cabs
Phone
+91 98 94 15 99 70
Website
maduraitours.com
Maniraja Travels
Phone
+91 73 05 51 24 53
Website
maduraimanirajatravels.in
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 Thiruchendur Murugan temple is 175 km. It takes approximately 2h 36m to drive from Madurai to Thiruchendur Murugan temple.

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