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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Palghat Town (PGTN) to Ramanathapuram (RMD) Cbe Rmm Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ramanathapuram to Rameshwaram

$9 - $22

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Palakkad to Rameswaram 249.6 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Palakkad to Rameswaram 249.6 miles

$40 - $60

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

There is no direct connection from Palakkad to Rameswaram. However, you can take the train to Ramanathapuram (RMD), take the walk to Ramanathapuram, then take the bus to Rameshwaram. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Rameswaram.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus from Ramanathapuram to Rameshwaram
Ave. Duration
58 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Palakkad to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Palakkad and Rameswaram is 335 km. The road distance is 399 km.

The cheapest way to get from Palakkad to Rameswaram is to train and bus which costs ₹600 - ₹1,500 and takes 9 h 34 min.

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

It takes approximately 9 h 34 min to get from Palakkad to Rameswaram, including transfers.