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

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Train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Tuti Melur (TME) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Tn-Mys Exp
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM) Tpty-Rmm Tri Wkly Exp / ...

$5 - $28

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Tuticorin to Madurai 871 / ...
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM) Tpty-Rmm Tri Wkly Exp / ...

$6 - $20

Train, night train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Tuti Melur (TME) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT) Tn-Mys Exp
  2. Take the night train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Rameswaram (RMM) Cape-Rmm Super Fast

$5 - $28

Taxi  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thoothukudi to Rameswaram 115.5 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Thoothukudi to Rameswaram 115.5 miles

$18 - $28

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Thoothukudi to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Tuti Melur (TME) and arriving at Rameswaram (RMM) via Madurai Junction (MDU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Thoothukudi and Rameswaram is 142 km. The road distance is 184.8 km.

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The best way to get from Thoothukudi to Rameswaram without a car is to train which takes 7 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Thoothukudi to Rameswaram, including transfers.

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Thoothukudi to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Tuti Melur (TME) station.

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Thoothukudi to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Rameswaram (RMM) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thoothukudi to Rameswaram is 185 km. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Thoothukudi to Rameswaram.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Rameswaram. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thoothukudi to Rameswaram.
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  • Distance: 88.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

What companies run services between Thoothukudi, India and Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India?

You can take a train from Thoothukudi to Rameswaram via Madurai Junction (MDU) in around 7 h 50 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tuti Melur (TME) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tuti Melur (TME) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT)
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tuticorin to Madurai
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
scribd.com
Other operators
Taxi from Thoothukudi to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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