There are 6 ways to get from Palakkad to Rameswaram by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Palghat Town (PGTN) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM) Tpty-Rmm Tri Wkly Exp / ...

$6 - $29

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Bus  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Palakkad to Pollachi
  2. Take the Bus from Pollachi to Rameswaram 636UD

$6 - $13

Taxi  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Palakkad to Rameswaram 249.6 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Palakkad to Rameswaram 249.6 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly to Tiruchirapalli  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Palakkad (PGT) to Angamali (AFK)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) COK - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$62 - $317

Train, fly to Madurai  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Palakkad (PGT) to Angamali (AFK)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madurai (IXM) COK - IXM
  3. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$36 - $97

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The cheapest way to get from Palakkad to Rameswaram is to bus which costs ₹460 - ₹950 and takes 10 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palakkad to Rameswaram is to taxi which costs ₹6,000 - ₹7,500 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palakkad to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Palakkad and arriving at Rameswaram via Pollachi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Palakkad to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Palghat Town (PGTN) and arriving at Rameswaram (RMM) via Madurai Junction (MDU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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The distance between Palakkad and Rameswaram is 335 km. The road distance is 399.4 km.

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The best way to get from Palakkad to Rameswaram without a car is to train which takes 10 h 5 min and costs ₹450 - ₹2,100.

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It takes approximately 10 h 5 min to get from Palakkad to Rameswaram, including transfers.

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Palakkad to Rameswaram bus services, operated by Kerala State Road Transport Corporation, depart from Palakkad station.

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Palakkad to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Palghat Town (PGTN) station.

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The best way to get from Palakkad to Rameswaram is to train which takes 10 h 5 min and costs ₹450 - ₹2,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹460 - ₹950 and takes 10 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Palakkad to Rameswaram.
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  • Distance: 209.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 5 min

What companies run services between Palakkad, India and Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India?

You can take a train from Palakkad to Rameswaram via Madurai Junction (MDU) in around 10 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Palakkad to Rameswaram via Pollachi in around 10 h 44 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Kochi to Madurai
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Palghat Town (PGTN) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Palakkad (PGT) to Angamali (AFK)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Palakkad to Pollachi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
keralartc.com
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Pollachi to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Palakkad to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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The quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Palakkad to Rameswaram bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Rameswaram station.

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Palakkad to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Rameswaram (RMM) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palakkad to Rameswaram is 399 km. It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to drive from Palakkad to Rameswaram.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Kochi Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Rameswaram. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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