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

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Train, taxi  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Salem Town (SXT) to Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) Maq Pdy Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) to Vaitheeswarankoil

$26 - $43

Cheapest option

Train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Salem Junction (SA) to Mayiladuturai J (MV) Mayiladutarai Exp

$15 - $28

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salem to Vaitheeswarankoil 129.3 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Salem to Vaitheeswarankoil 129.3 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Salem to Vaitheeswarankoil is to drive which costs ₹1,500 - ₹2,300 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salem to Vaitheeswarankoil is to taxi which costs ₹4,700 - ₹6,000 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Salem and Vaitheeswarankoil is 179 km. The road distance is 206.9 km.

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The best way to get from Salem to Vaitheeswarankoil without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4 h 28 min and costs ₹1,900 - ₹3,200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Salem to Vaitheeswarankoil, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salem to Vaitheeswarankoil is 207 km. It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to drive from Salem to Vaitheeswarankoil.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Vaitheeswarankoil. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Salem to Vaitheeswarankoil.
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  • Distance: 112 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Salem to Vaitheeswarankoil once daily. Tickets cost $5 - $16 and the journey takes 7 h 15 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 Salem Junction (SA) to Mayiladuturai J (MV)
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) to Vaitheeswarankoil
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$24 - $30

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