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There are 4 ways to get from Salem to Mannargudi by train, night train, taxi or car

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Train  •  10 h

  1. Take the train from Salem Town (SXT) to Villupuram Junction (VM) Maq Pdy Exp
  2. Take the train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Mannargudi (MQ) Tpty-Mq Pamani Exp / ...

$6 - $29

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Salem Town (SXT) to Erode Junction (ED) Pdy Maq Weekly Exp
  2. Take the night train from Erode Junction (ED) to Mannargudi (MQ) Chemmozhi Exp

$5 - $27

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salem to Mannargudi 136.4 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Salem to Mannargudi 136.4 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salem to Mannargudi is to train and night train which costs ₹370 - ₹2,100 and takes 8 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salem to Mannargudi is to taxi which costs ₹2,900 - ₹3,500 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salem to Mannargudi. However, there are services departing from Salem Town (SXT) and arriving at Mannargudi (MQ) via Villupuram Junction (VM). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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The distance between Salem and Mannargudi is 179 km. The road distance is 218.2 km.

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The best way to get from Salem to Mannargudi without a car is to train which takes 10 h and costs ₹460 - ₹2,200.

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It takes approximately 10 h to get from Salem to Mannargudi, including transfers.

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Salem to Mannargudi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Salem Town (SXT) station.

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Salem to Mannargudi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Mannargudi (MQ) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salem to Mannargudi is 218 km. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from Salem to Mannargudi.

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There are one+ hotels available in Mannargudi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Salem to Mannargudi.
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  • Distance: 111.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h

What companies run services between Salem, India and Mannargudi, India?

You can take a train from Salem to Mannargudi via Villupuram Junction (VM) in around 10 h.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Salem Town (SXT) to Villupuram Junction (VM)
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Mannargudi (MQ)
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Salem Town (SXT) to Erode Junction (ED)
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Erode Junction (ED) to Mannargudi (MQ)
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Salem to Mannargudi
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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