There are 5 ways to get from Salem to Pillayarpatti by bus, train, night train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Salem to Tiruchirappali
  2. Take the bus from Tiruchirapalli to Karaikudi

$12 - $18

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Train, night train  •  7 h 32 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 Chettinad (CTND) Cbe-Rmm Wkly Exp.

$8 - $34

3 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Salem Town (SXT) to Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) Maq Pdy Exp
  2. Take the train from Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) to Devakottai Road (DKO) Ms-Rmm Superfast Exp

$9 - $34

Taxi  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salem to Pillayarpatti 138.7 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Salem to Pillayarpatti 138.7 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Salem to Pillayarpatti is to bus which costs ₹850 - ₹1,300 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salem to Pillayarpatti is to taxi which costs ₹3,500 - ₹4,200 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Salem and Pillayarpatti is 179 km. The road distance is 221.9 km.

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The best way to get from Salem to Pillayarpatti without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 23 min and costs ₹850 - ₹1,300.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Salem to Pillayarpatti, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Salem to Pillayarpatti is to bus which takes 6 h 23 min and costs ₹850 - ₹1,300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹650 - ₹2,500 and takes 8 h 6 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salem to Pillayarpatti is 222 km. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to drive from Salem to Pillayarpatti.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Pillayarpatti. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Salem to Pillayarpatti.
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  • Distance: 112 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

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

You can take a bus from Salem to Pillayarpatti via Tiruchirappali, Tiruchirapalli, and Karaikudi in around 6 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salem to Pillayarpatti via Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) and Devakottai Road (DKO) in around 8 h 6 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Salem Town (SXT) to Vridhachalam Junction (VRI)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) to Devakottai Road (DKO)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 Chettinad (CTND)
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Salem to Tiruchirappali
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Tiruchirapalli to Karaikudi
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Salem to Pillayarpatti
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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