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There are 3 ways to get from Rameswaram to Maldives by train, plane or night train

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

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Train to Madurai, fly to Male  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
  2. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Male (MLE) IXM - MLE

$157 - $491

Cheapest option

Night train, train to Trivandrum, fly to Male  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the night train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Nagercoil Junction (NCJ)
  2. Take the train from Nagercoil Junction (NCJ) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC)
  3. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Male (MLE) TRV - MLE

$110 - $273

1 alternative option

Train to Madurai, fly to Gan Island  •  16 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
  2. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Gan Island (GAN) IXM - GAN

$256 - $769

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rameswaram to Maldives is to night train and train and fly which costs ₹8,000 - ₹21,000 and takes 12 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rameswaram to Maldives is to train and fly which costs ₹11,000 - ₹36,000 and takes 9 h 55 min.

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The distance between Rameswaram and Maldives is 834 km.

It takes approximately 9 h 55 min to get from Rameswaram to Maldives, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Madurai Airport to Male Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Maldives is 30 min behind Rameswaram. It is currently 12:57 PM in Rameswaram and 12:27 PM in Maldives.

IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited, Spicejet and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Madurai Airport to Male Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Maldives. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rameswaram to Maldives.
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  • Distance: 521.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 55 min

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

There is no direct connection from Rameswaram to Malé. However, you can take the train to Madurai Junction (MDU), take the taxi to Madurai airport, fly to Male, take the walk to Ibrahim Nasir Airport, then take the ferry to Malé. Alternatively, you can take the train to Madurai Junction (MDU), take the taxi to Madurai airport, fly to Gan Island, then take the drive to Hithadhoo.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madurai to Male via Colombo
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Madurai to Gan Island via Colombo
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Madurai to Gan Island via Bengaluru, Colombo
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Madurai to Gan Island via Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Madurai to Gan Island via Mumbai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madurai to Male via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Trivandrum to Male
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Male via Madras, Kochi
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Nagercoil Junction (NCJ)
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Nagercoil Junction (NCJ) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in

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