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

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Bus, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Rameshwaram to Tiruchirapalli
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Thanjavur (TJ) Ers-Kik Exp / ...

$7 - $21

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Thanjavur (TJ) Rmm-Tpty Tri-Wkly Exp / ...

$6 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rameswaram to Thanjavur 147.2 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Rameswaram to Thanjavur 147.2 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Rameswaram to Thanjavur is to train which costs ₹470 - ₹1,200 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rameswaram to Thanjavur is to taxi which costs ₹3,700 - ₹4,400 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rameswaram (RMM) and arriving at Thanjavur (TJ). Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 43 min.

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The distance between Rameswaram and Thanjavur is 168 km. The road distance is 235.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rameswaram to Thanjavur without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 53 min and costs ₹500 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Rameswaram to Thanjavur, including transfers.

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

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Rameswaram to Thanjavur train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Thanjavur (TJ) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rameswaram to Thanjavur is 236 km. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Rameswaram to Thanjavur.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Thanjavur. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rameswaram to Thanjavur.
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  • Distance: 104.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Rameswaram to Thanjavur 6 times a week. Tickets cost $6 - $17 and the journey takes 6 h 43 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Thanjavur (TJ)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Thanjavur (TJ)
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Rameshwaram to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Rameswaram to Thanjavur
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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