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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7h 50m

  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

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Bus, train  •  7h 57m

  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  •  7h 4m

  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  •  3h 6m

  1. Take a taxi from Thoothukudi to Rameswaram 115.5 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  3h 6m

  1. Drive from Thoothukudi to Rameswaram 115.5 miles

$18 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thoothukudi to Rameswaram is to bus and train which costs ₹460 - ₹1,500 and takes 7h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Thoothukudi to Rameswaram is to taxi which costs ₹2,900 - ₹3,500 and takes 3h 6m.

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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 7h 50m.

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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 7h 50m and costs ₹350 - ₹2,100.

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It takes approximately 7h 50m 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 3h 6m to drive from Thoothukudi to Rameswaram.

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There are 28+ 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: 7h 50m

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 7h 50m.

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

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