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

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Train  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Trivandrum Cntl (TVC) Ms Guruvayur Exp / ...

$5 - $17

3 alternative options

Night bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram 170.2 miles

$60 - $75

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 takes 4 h 13 min and costs ₹4,200 - ₹5,500.

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The distance between Madurai and Thiruvananthapuram is 205 km. The road distance is 272 km.

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The train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Trivandrum Cntl (TVC) takes 7 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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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 Trivandrum Cntl (TVC). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $17 and the journey takes 7 h.

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