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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  6 h 42 min

  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

$6 - $30

Cheapest option

Night train  •  6 h 40 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 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Rameshwaram to Tiruchirapalli
  2. Take the bus from Tiruchirapalli to Tuticorin

$14 - $20

Taxi  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi 115.5 miles

$40 - $55

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 bus which costs ₹900 - ₹1,400 and takes 9 h 13 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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The distance between Rameswaram and Thoothukudi is 142 km. The road distance is 184.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi. However, there are services departing from Rameshwaram and arriving at Tuticorin via Tiruchirapalli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 13 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 6 h 42 min.

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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 6 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi via Tiruchirapalli in around 9 h 13 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
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tuti Melur (TME)
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT)
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Tuti Melur (TME)
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
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
Bus from Tiruchirapalli to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Rameswaram to Thoothukudi
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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