There are 3 ways to get from Palakkad to Madurai by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Palakkad (PGT) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Cbe Rmm Exp / ...

$4 - $16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Palakkad to Madurai 141.1 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Palakkad to Madurai 141.1 miles

$23 - $35

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Palakkad to Madurai 4 times a week. Tickets cost $4 - $16 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Palakkad to Madurai?

The distance between Palakkad and Madurai is 186 km. The road distance is 226 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Palakkad to Madurai?

The cheapest way to get from Palakkad to Madurai is to train which costs ₹280 - ₹1,100 and takes 5 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Palakkad to Madurai?

The quickest way to get from Palakkad to Madurai is to taxi which takes 3 h 22 min and costs ₹3,500 - ₹4,300.

Is there a direct train between Palakkad and Madurai?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Palakkad (PGT) and arriving at Madurai Junction (MDU). Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Palakkad to Madurai?

The train from Palakkad (PGT) to Madurai Junction (MDU) takes 5 h 20 min including transfers and departs four times a week.