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There are 7 ways to get from Mettūr to Tenkasi by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the train from Salem Jn to Virudunagar Jn 17235 / ...
  2. Take the train from Virudunagar Jn to Tenkasi Jn 56731 / ...

₹540 - ₹2,990

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Bus  •  16h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Salem to Perumbavoor
  2. Take the bus from Perumbavur to Thenkasi 739Ud

₹2,684 - ₹3,106

Train via Palakkad  •  19h

  1. Take the train from Metur Dam to Erode Jn
  2. Take the train from Erode Jn to Palakkad
  3. Take the train from Palakkad to Tenkasi Jn

₹818 - ₹3,244

Taxi  •  5h 56m

  1. Take a taxi from Mettūr to Tenkasi 248 miles

₹10,000 - ₹13,000

Drive  •  5h 56m

  1. Drive from Mettūr to Tenkasi 248 miles

₹2,900 - ₹4,300

Train to Bengaluru, fly, taxi  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the train from Karuvalli to Lottegollahalli
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Trivandrum (TRV) BLR - TRV
  3. Take a taxi from Trivandrum to Tenkasi

₹6,243 - ₹22,892

Taxi, bus to Calicut, fly  •  7h 29m

  1. Take a taxi from Mettūr to Erode Bypass
  2. Take the bus from Erode Bypass to Kondotty
  3. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Trivandrum (TRV) CCJ - TRV
  4. Take a taxi from Trivandrum to Tenkasi

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The cheapest way to get from Mettūr to Tenkasi is to train which costs ₹500 - ₹3,000 and takes 10h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Mettūr to Tenkasi is to taxi which costs ₹10,000 - ₹13,000 and takes 5h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mettūr to Tenkasi. However, there are services departing from Metur Dam and arriving at Tenkasi Jn via Salem Jn and Virudunagar Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 8m.

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The distance between Mettūr and Tenkasi is 319 km. The road distance is 396.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mettūr to Tenkasi without a car is to train which takes 10h 8m and costs ₹500 - ₹3,000.

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It takes approximately 10h 8m to get from Mettūr to Tenkasi, including transfers.

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Mettūr to Tenkasi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Salem Jn station.

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The best way to get from Mettūr to Tenkasi is to train which takes 10h 8m and costs ₹500 - ₹3,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹2,600 - ₹3,200 and takes 16h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Bengaluru Airport to Trivandrum Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Mettūr to Tenkasi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Tenkasi Jn station.

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Map of how to get from Mettūr to Tenkasi.
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  • Distance: 199.3 miles
  • Duration: 10h 8m

What companies run services between Mettūr, India and Tenkasi, India?

You can take a train from Mettūr to Tenkasi via Salem Jn and Virudunagar Jn in around 10h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mettūr to Tenkasi via Salem and Perumbavur in around 16h 50m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹33,000
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum via Kochi
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹33,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,300 - ₹35,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹16,000
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Calicut to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹6,000
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Salem Jn to Virudunagar Jn
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹340 - ₹1,100
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Train from Virudunagar Jn to Tenkasi Jn
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹1,000
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Train from Metur Dam to Erode Jn
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹950
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irctc.co.in
Train from Erode Jn to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹190 - ₹1,000
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irctc.co.in
Train from Palakkad to Tenkasi Jn
Ave. Duration
11h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹500 - ₹1,300
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Train from Karuvalli to Lottegollahalli
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹250 - ₹1,100
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Bus operators
Kallada Tours and Travels
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Salem to Perumbavoor
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹865
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Perumbavur to Thenkasi
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹430 - ₹600
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Parveen Travels
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Erode Bypass to Kondotty
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mettūr to Tenkasi
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹13,000

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Yes, the driving distance between Mettūr to Tenkasi is 397 km. It takes approximately 5h 56m to drive from Mettūr to Tenkasi.

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Air India Limited, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Bengaluru Airport to Trivandrum Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Tenkasi. Prices start at ₹1,299 per night.

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