There are 6 ways to get from Thrissur to Madurai by taxi, plane, train, bus or car

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Taxi, fly to Madurai  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thrissur to Kochi
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madurai (IXM) COK - IXM

$41 - $78

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Train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Thrisur (TCR) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp / ...

$5 - $16

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Taxi, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thrissur to Kochi
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) COK - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Madurai Junction (MDU)

$67 - $312

Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Thrissur to Madurai

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thrissur to Madurai 172.4 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Thrissur to Madurai 172.4 miles

$28 - $45

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thrissur and arriving at Madurai. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Thrisur (TCR) and arriving at Madurai Junction (MDU). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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The distance between Thrissur and Madurai is 219 km. The road distance is 275.8 km.

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The best way to get from Thrissur to Madurai without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Thrissur to Madurai, including transfers.

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Thrissur to Madurai bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Thrissur station.

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Thrissur to Madurai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Thrisur (TCR) station.

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The best way to get from Thrissur to Madurai is to bus which takes 7 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Madurai Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Thrissur to Madurai bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Madurai station.

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  • Distance: 136.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

What companies run services between Thrissur, India and Madurai, India?

RedBus operates a bus from Thrissur to Madurai 5 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Thrissur to Madurai twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $16 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Kochi to Madurai
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Thrissur to Kochi
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14

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Thrissur to Madurai train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Madurai Junction (MDU) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thrissur to Madurai is 276 km. It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to drive from Thrissur to Madurai.

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Air India Express offers flights from Kochi Airport to Madurai Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Madurai. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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