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There are 7 ways to get from Tirupati to Madurai by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly from Tirupati  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Tirupati (TIR) to Madurai (IXM) TIR - IXM

$45 - $184

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Bus  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Tirupathi to Madurai 995Ud

$8 - $15

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Train to Madras, fly  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Perambur (PER)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Madurai (IXM) MAA - IXM

$27 - $170

Bus via Vellore  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Tirupathi to Vellore 981T / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vellore to Madurai 283D / ...

$14 - $20

Train  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Tpty-Rmm Tri Wkly Exp / ...

$11 - $20

Taxi  •  7h 23m

  1. Take a taxi from Tirupati to Madurai 328.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  7h 23m

  1. Drive from Tirupati to Madurai 328.1 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Tirupati to Madurai is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹1,100 and takes 10h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Tirupati to Madurai is to fly which costs ₹3,300 - ₹14,000 and takes 4h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tirupathi and arriving at Madurai. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tirupati (TPTY) and arriving at Madurai Junction (MDU). Services depart five times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14h 50m.

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The distance between Tirupati and Madurai is 437 km. The road distance is 524.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tirupati to Madurai without a car is to bus which takes 10h 32m and costs ₹600 - ₹1,100.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Tirupati to Madurai, including transfers.

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Tirupati to Madurai bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Tirupathi station.

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Tirupati to Madurai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Tirupati (TPTY) station.

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The best way to get from Tirupati to Madurai is to fly which takes 4h 53m and costs ₹3,300 - ₹14,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹600 - ₹1,100 and takes 10h 32m, you could also train, which costs ₹850 - ₹1,500 and takes 14h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Tirupati to Madurai.
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  • Distance: 273.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 53m

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

IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and Air India Limited fly from Tirupati to Madurai every 4 hours. Alternatively, SETC operates a bus from Tirupati to Madurai once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 10h 32m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirupathi to Madurai
Ave. Duration
10h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirupathi to Vellore
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Vellore to Madurai
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tirupati to Madurai
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 877 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Fast Track Call Taxi
Website
fasttracktirupati.com

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There is no direct flight from Tirupati Airport to Madurai Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 55m and has one stopover.

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Tirupati to Madurai bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Madurai station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tirupati to Madurai is 525 km. It takes approximately 7h 23m to drive from Tirupati to Madurai.

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Air India Limited, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Tirupati Airport to Madurai Airport.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Madurai. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tirupati to Tirupati Airport is to taxi which takes 16m and costs ₹500 - ₹650.

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