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There are 4 ways to get from Punalūr to Rameswaram by bus, night train, train, taxi or car

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Bus, night train  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Punalur to Madurai
  2. Take the night train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM) Cape-Rmm Super Fast

$10 - $24

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Punalur (PUU) to Tirunelveli (TEN) Pgt-Ten Palaruvi Exp
  2. Take the night train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Rameswaram (RMM) Cape-Rmm Super Fast

$7 - $29

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Punalūr to Rameswaram 199.7 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Punalūr to Rameswaram 199.7 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Punalūr to Rameswaram is to bus and night train which costs ₹700 - ₹1,800 and takes 9 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Punalūr to Rameswaram is to taxi which costs ₹5,000 - ₹6,000 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Punalūr to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Punalur (PUU) and arriving at Rameswaram (RMM) via Tirunelveli (TEN). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 35 min.

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The distance between Punalūr and Rameswaram is 264 km. The road distance is 319.5 km.

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The best way to get from Punalūr to Rameswaram without a car is to bus and night train which takes 9 h 41 min and costs ₹700 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 9 h 41 min to get from Punalūr to Rameswaram, including transfers.

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Punalūr to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Punalur (PUU) station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Punalūr to Rameswaram is 319 km. It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to drive from Punalūr to Rameswaram.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Rameswaram. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Punalūr to Rameswaram.
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  • Distance: 165.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 41 min

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

There is no direct connection from Punalūr to Rameswaram. However, you can take the bus to Madurai, take the walk to Madurai Junction (MDU), then take the night train to Rameswaram (RMM). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Punalūr to Rameswaram via Tirunelveli (TEN) and Tirunelveli (TEN) in around 12 h 35 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Night train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Punalur (PUU) to Tirunelveli (TEN)
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Punalūr to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85

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