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There are 5 ways to get from Mannargudi to Madurai by bus, night train, train, taxi or car

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Bus via Kumbakonam  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Kumbakonam to Madurai

$13 - $18

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the night train from Mannargudi (MQ) to Thanjavur (TJ) Chjemmozhi Daily Exp.
  2. Take the train from Thanjavur (TJ) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Ms - Tcn Exp / ...

$4 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus  •  26h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Mannargudi to Madurai

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  3h 2m

  1. Take a taxi from Mannargudi to Madurai 126.8 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  3h 2m

  1. Drive from Mannargudi to Madurai 126.8 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Mannargudi to Madurai is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 26h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannargudi to Madurai is to taxi which costs ₹3,200 - ₹3,800 and takes 3h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mannargudi and arriving at Madurai. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 26h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mannargudi to Madurai. However, there are services departing from Mannargudi (MQ) and arriving at Madurai Junction (MDU) via Thanjavur (TJ). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 28m.

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The distance between Mannargudi and Madurai is 168 km. The road distance is 202.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mannargudi to Madurai without a car is to bus which takes 4h 45m and costs ₹900 - ₹1,400.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Mannargudi to Madurai, including transfers.

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

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Mannargudi to Madurai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Mannargudi (MQ) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Mannargudi to Madurai.
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  • Distance: 104.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 45m

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

RedBus operates a bus from Mannargudi to Madurai twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 4h.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Night train from Mannargudi (MQ) to Thanjavur (TJ)
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
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irctc.co.in
Train from Thanjavur (TJ) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kumbakonam to Madurai
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Mannargudi to Madurai
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
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Taxi from Mannargudi to Madurai
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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Mannargudi to Madurai train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Madurai Junction (MDU) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannargudi to Madurai is 203 km. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Mannargudi to Madurai.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Madurai. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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