There are 5 ways to get from Rameswaram to Sabarimala by train, night train, taxi, bus, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, night train, taxi  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
  2. Take the night train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Pmbakvl Shandy (PBKS)
  3. Take a taxi from Pmbakvl Shandy (PBKS) to Sabarimala

$70 - $113

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Rameswaram to Trichy
  2. Take the night bus from Trichy to Vandiperiyar

$26 - $35

3 alternative options

Night train, taxi  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the night train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT) Rmm-Cape Super Fast
  2. Take a taxi from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Sabarimala

$64 - $89

Taxi  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rameswaram to Sabarimala 222.7 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Rameswaram to Sabarimala 222.7 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The distance between Rameswaram and Sabarimala is 245 km. The road distance is 356.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rameswaram to Sabarimala without a car is to train and night train and taxi which takes 9 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 46 min to get from Rameswaram to Sabarimala, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rameswaram to Sabarimala is 356 km. It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to drive from Rameswaram to Sabarimala.

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There are 225+ hotels available in Sabarimala. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rameswaram to Sabarimala.
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  • Distance: 153.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 46 min

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

There is no direct connection from Rameswaram to Sabarimala. However, you can take the train to Madurai Junction (MDU), take the night train to Pmbakvl Shandy (PBKS), then take the taxi to Sabarimala. Alternatively, you can take the night train to Virudunagar Junction (VPT) then take the taxi to Sabarimala.

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 Madurai Junction (MDU) to Pmbakvl Shandy (PBKS)
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT)
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Rameswaram to Trichy
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Night bus from Trichy to Vandiperiyar
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Pmbakvl Shandy (PBKS) to Sabarimala
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85

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