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There are 5 ways to get from Rameswaram to Padi by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Rameswaram to Chennai PT 166Ns

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Train  •  13h 56m

  1. Take the train from Rameswaram to Chennai Egmore 16852 / ...

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Drive  •  7h 58m

  1. Drive from Rameswaram to Padi 529.3 km

Train to Tiruchirapalli, fly  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from Rameswaram to Tiruchchirapali
  2. Fly from Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) to Madras (MAA) TRZ - MAA

Train to Madurai, fly  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the train from Rameswaram to Madurai Jn
  2. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Madras (MAA) IXM - MAA

Rameswaram to Padi by train

The train journey time between Rameswaram and Padi is around 13h 56m and covers a distance of around 680 km. This includes an average layover time of around 15 min. Operated by Indian Railways, the Rameswaram to Padi train service departs from Rameswaram and arrives in Korattur. Typically 11 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

11 Weekly Trains
13h 56m Average Duration
₹498 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Rameswaram to Padi is to bus, which costs ₹800 - ₹1,300 and takes 12h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Rameswaram to Padi is to drive which costs ₹4,100 - ₹6,500 and takes 7h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rameswaram to Padi. However, there are services departing from Rameswaram and arriving at Anna Nagar West via Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rameswaram to Padi. However, there are services departing from Rameswaram and arriving at Korattur via Chennai Egmore and M.G.R Chennai Central Suburban Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 56m.

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The distance between Rameswaram and Padi is 435 km. The road distance is 529.3 km.

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The best way to get from Rameswaram to Padi without a car is to bus which takes 12h 56m and costs ₹800 - ₹1,300.

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It takes approximately 12h 56m to get from Rameswaram to Padi, including transfers.

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Rameswaram to Padi bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Rameswaram station.

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Rameswaram to Padi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Rameswaram station.

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The best way to get from Rameswaram to Padi is to bus which takes 12h 56m and costs ₹800 - ₹1,300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹490 - ₹2,700 and takes 13h 56m.

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  • Distance: 434.9 km
  • Duration: 12h 56m

What companies run services between Rameswaram, Tamil Nādu, India and Padi, India?

SETC operates a bus from Rameswaram to Chennai PT once daily. Tickets cost ₹800 - ₹1,200 and the journey takes 12h 15m. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Rameswaram to Chennai Egmore twice daily. Tickets cost ₹330 - ₹1,600 and the journey takes 13h 20m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,900 - ₹9,500
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹11,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹16,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹11,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Rameswaram to Chennai Egmore
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹330 - ₹1,600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹330 - ₹420
Third AC (3A)
₹900 - ₹1,200
Second AC (2A)
₹1,200 - ₹1,600
Train from Rameswaram to Tiruchchirapali
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹180 - ₹950
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹180 - ₹230
Third AC (3A)
₹550 - ₹700
Second AC (2A)
₹750 - ₹950
Train from Rameswaram to Madurai Jn
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹450 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Bus operators
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Rameswaram to Chennai PT
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹800 - ₹1,200
Schedules at
tnstc.in

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The quickest flight from Tiruchirapalli Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Rameswaram to Padi bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Chennai PT station.

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Rameswaram to Padi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Chennai Egmore station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rameswaram to Padi is 529 km. It takes approximately 7h 58m to drive from Rameswaram to Padi.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Tiruchirapalli Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are 393+ hotels available in Padi. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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