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

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Bus, taxi  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Rameshwaram to Tirunelveli
  2. Take a taxi from Tirunelveli to Tenkasi

$18 - $23

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Train, night train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Rmm-Tpty Tri-Wkly Exp / ...
  2. Take the night train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tenkasi Junction (TSI) Ms-Sct Pothigai Exp

$6 - $28

3 alternative options

Night train, train  •  8 h 2 min

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

$7 - $29

Taxi  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rameswaram to Tenkasi 164.2 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Rameswaram to Tenkasi 164.2 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Rameswaram to Tenkasi is to bus and taxi which costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,700 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rameswaram to Tenkasi is to taxi which costs ₹4,100 - ₹4,900 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rameswaram to Tenkasi. However, there are services departing from Rameswaram (RMM) and arriving at Tenkasi Junction (TSI) via Madurai Junction (MDU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

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The distance between Rameswaram and Tenkasi is 222 km. The road distance is 262.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rameswaram to Tenkasi without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4 h 35 min and costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,700.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Rameswaram to Tenkasi, including transfers.

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Rameswaram to Tenkasi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Rameswaram (RMM) station.

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Rameswaram to Tenkasi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Tenkasi Junction (TSI) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rameswaram to Tenkasi is 263 km. It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to drive from Rameswaram to Tenkasi.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Tenkasi. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rameswaram to Tenkasi.
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  • Distance: 138.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

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

There is no direct connection from Rameswaram to Tenkasi. However, you can take the bus to Tirunelveli then take the taxi to Tenkasi. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Rameswaram to Tenkasi via Madurai Junction (MDU) in around 6 h 29 min.

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 Tenkasi Junction (TSI)
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Tirunelveli (TEN)
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Tenkasi Junction (TSI)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Rameshwaram to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tirunelveli to Tenkasi
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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