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There are 5 ways to get from Salem to Tuti Melur by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Salem to Authoor South

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Train  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the train from Salem Jn to Tuti Melur 16236

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Bus via Karur  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Salem to Karur
  2. Take the bus from Karur to Tuticorin 981T / ...

Taxi  •  5h 5m

  1. Take a taxi from Salem to Tuti Melur 366.7 km

Drive  •  5h 5m

  1. Drive from Salem to Tuti Melur 366.7 km

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The cheapest way to get from Salem to Tuti Melur is to train which costs ₹470 - ₹550 and takes 8h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Salem to Tuti Melur is to taxi which costs ₹9,500 - ₹12,000 and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salem to Tuti Melur. However, there are services departing from Salem and arriving at Tuticorin via Athur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 9m.

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The distance between Salem and Tuti Melur is 316 km. The road distance is 366.7 km.

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The best way to get from Salem to Tuti Melur without a car is to bus which takes 8h 9m and costs ₹750 - ₹1,100.

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It takes approximately 8h 9m to get from Salem to Tuti Melur, including transfers.

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Salem to Tuti Melur bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Salem station.

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The best way to get from Salem to Tuti Melur is to bus which takes 8h 9m and costs ₹750 - ₹1,100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹470 - ₹550 and takes 8h 42m.

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Salem to Tuti Melur bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Authoor South station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salem to Tuti Melur is 367 km. It takes approximately 5h 5m to drive from Salem to Tuti Melur.

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Map of how to get from Salem to Tuti Melur.
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  • Distance: 316.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 9m

What companies run services between Salem, India and Tuti Melur, India?

RedBus operates a bus from Salem to Authoor South twice daily. Tickets cost ₹550 - ₹800 and the journey takes 7h 5m. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Salem Jn to Tuti Melur once daily. Tickets cost ₹220 - ₹250 and the journey takes 8h 37m.

Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

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Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Salem Jn to Tuti Melur
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹220 - ₹250
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Salem to Authoor South
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus
Kallada Tours and Travels
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Salem to Karur
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹480 - ₹700
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Parveen Travels
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Salem to Karur
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Karur to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹500 - ₹700
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Salem to Tuti Melur
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹12,000
V Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 88 83 23 34 44
Website
vtrackslm.com
Mango Call Taxi
Phone
+91 76 67 32 53 25
A1 Travels
Phone
+91 90 43 33 74 12

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