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There are 7 ways to get from Madurai to Walajapet by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

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Fly to Madras, train, taxi

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Madras (MAA)
  2. Take the train from M.G.R Chennai Central Suburban Terminal to Arakkonam
  3. Take a taxi from Arakkonam to Walajapet

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Train

  1. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Katpadi Jn

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Fly to Tirupati, taxi

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Tirupati (TIR)
  2. Take a taxi from Tirupati to Walajapet

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madurai to Vellore

Train via Vellore Cant

  1. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Vellore Cant

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Walajapet

Drive

  1. Drive from Madurai to Walajapet
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The most affordable way to get from Madurai to Walajapet is to bus, which costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,900 and takes 9h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Madurai to Walajapet is to fly and taxi which costs ₹5,000 - ₹18,000 and takes 3h 6m.

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The distance between Madurai and Walajapet is 361 km. The road distance is 405.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Walajapet without a car is to train which takes 9h 12m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,400.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Madurai to Walajapet, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Walajapet is to train which takes 9h 12m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,900 and takes 9h 59m.

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The quickest flight from Madurai Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Walajapet is 405 km. It takes approximately 5h 59m to drive from Madurai to Walajapet.

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Air India Limited, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madurai Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Walajapet. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Madurai to Walajapet.
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  • Distance: 360.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 5m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Madurai Jn to Katpadi Jn twice daily. Tickets cost ₹240 - ₹1,300 and the journey takes 8h 45m. Alternatively, SETC operates a bus from Madurai to Vellore every 4 hours. Tickets cost ₹550 - ₹850 and the journey takes 9h 35m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹11,000
Flights from Madurai to Tirupati
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹2,300 - ₹18,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹12,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,700 - ₹11,000
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.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from M.G.R Chennai Central Suburban Terminal to Arakkonam
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹650
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹140
Third AC (3A)
₹370 - ₹460
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹650
Train from Madurai Jn to Katpadi Jn
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹240 - ₹1,300
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹240 - ₹310
Third AC (3A)
₹650 - ₹900
Second AC (2A)
₹950 - ₹1,300
Train from Madurai Jn to Vellore Cant
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₹280 - ₹1,400
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹280 - ₹370
Third AC (3A)
₹800 - ₹1,000
Second AC (2A)
₹1,100 - ₹1,400
Bus operators
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Madurai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹850
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Arakkonam to Walajapet
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
₹1,300 - ₹1,700

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The best way to get from Madurai to Madurai Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs ₹280 - ₹340.

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