There are 4 ways to get from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram by train, night bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) Tpj-Tvc Intercity Exp / ...

$5 - $16

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Night bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram 170.2 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram 170.2 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram is to night bus which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram is to taxi which costs ₹4,200 - ₹5,500 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Madurai and arriving at Thiruvananthapuram. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madurai Junction (MDU) and arriving at Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC). Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between Madurai and Thiruvananthapuram is 205 km. The road distance is 272.4 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram without a car is to train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs ₹380 - ₹1,200.

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The train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) takes 6 h 5 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Madurai station.

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Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Madurai Junction (MDU) station.

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Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Thiruvananthapuram station.

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  • Distance: 127.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram 3 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $16 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min.

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Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram is 272 km. It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to drive from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram.

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There are 402+ hotels available in Thiruvananthapuram. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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