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There are 5 ways to get from New Delhi to Madurai by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Madurai (IXM) DEL - IXM

₹5,288 - ₹24,389

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Bus  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from Delhi to Mumbai
  2. Take the bus from Mumbai to Bangalore
  3. Take the bus from Bangalore to Madurai

₹1,830 - ₹2,622

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Train  •  45h 1m

  1. Take the train from Hazrat Nizamuddin to Madurai Jn 12642 / ...

₹2,926 - ₹3,735

Train via Ghaziabad  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the train from Ghaziabad to Madurai Jn 12688

₹3,031 - ₹4,776

Drive  •  34h 16m

  1. Drive from New Delhi to Madurai 1550.3 miles

₹18,000 - ₹27,000

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The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Madurai is to bus which costs ₹1,800 - ₹2,700 and takes 2 days 15h.

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The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Madurai is to fly which costs ₹5,000 - ₹25,000 and takes 4h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Delhi to Madurai. However, there are services departing from Delhi and arriving at Madurai via Mumbai and Bangalore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 15h.

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No, there is no direct train from New Delhi to Madurai. However, there are services departing from New Delhi and arriving at Madurai Jn via Ghaziabad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0h.

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The distance between New Delhi and Madurai is 2083 km. The road distance is 2480.5 km.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Madurai without a car is to train which takes 45h 1m and costs ₹2,900 - ₹3,800.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from New Delhi to Madurai, including transfers.

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

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New Delhi to Madurai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Ghaziabad station.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Madurai is to fly which takes 4h 51m and costs ₹5,000 - ₹25,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹2,900 - ₹3,800 and takes 45h 1m, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,800 - ₹2,700 and takes 2 days 15h.

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Map of how to get from New Delhi to Madurai.
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  • Distance: 1302.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 51m

What companies run services between New Delhi, India and Madurai, India?

Air India Express, Spicejet and two other airlines fly from New Delhi to Madurai every 2 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from New Delhi to Madurai 6 times a week. Tickets cost ₹2,900 - ₹3,700 and the journey takes 43h 5m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹44,000
Flights from Delhi to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹44,000
Flights from Delhi to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹44,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Madurai
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹47,000
Flights from Delhi to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹55,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹44,000
Flights from Delhi to Madurai via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹44,000
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Delhi to Madurai
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹47,000
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Delhi to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
36h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹650 - ₹950
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Redbus
Bus from Mumbai to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹900
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Redbus
Bus from Bangalore to Madurai
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Madurai Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 15m.

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

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New Delhi to Madurai train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Madurai Jn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Delhi to Madurai is 2480 km. It takes approximately 34h 16m to drive from New Delhi to Madurai.

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

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There are 91+ hotels available in Madurai. Prices start at ₹1,099 per night.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Delhi Airport is to Metro which takes 25m and costs ₹17 - ₹60.

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