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There are 4 ways to get from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi by train, night train, taxi or car

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Train  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Rmm-Tpty Tri-Wkly Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tuti Melur (TME) Mys-Tn Exp

$5 - $28

3 alternative options

Night train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the night train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT) Rmm-Cape Super Fast
  2. Take the night train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Tuti Melur (TME) Ms-Tn Pearl City Exp.

$6 - $27

Taxi  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi 115.5 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi 115.5 miles

$18 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi is to night train which costs ₹410 - ₹2,000 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi is to taxi which costs ₹2,900 - ₹3,500 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi. However, there are services departing from Rameswaram (RMM) and arriving at Tuti Melur (TME) via Madurai Junction (MDU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Rameswaram and Thoothukudi is 142 km. The road distance is 184.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi without a car is to train which takes 7 h and costs ₹350 - ₹2,100.

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi, including transfers.

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

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Rameswaram to Thoothukudi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Tuti Melur (TME) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rameswaram to Thoothukudi is 185 km. It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to drive from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Thoothukudi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi.
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  • Distance: 88.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

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

You can take a train from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi via Madurai Junction (MDU) in around 7 h.

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
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tuti Melur (TME)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 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
Night train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Tuti Melur (TME)
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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