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

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Fly from Tirupati  •  4 h 28 min

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

$46 - $214

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Bus  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirupathi to Madurai 995Ud

$8 - $15

4 alternative options

Train to Madras, fly  •  6 h 38 min

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

$28 - $171

Train  •  14 h 45 min

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

$11 - $21

Taxi  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tirupati to Madurai 328.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  7 h 23 min

  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 10 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tirupati to Madurai is to fly which costs ₹3,200 - ₹16,000 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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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 10 h 32 min.

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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 14 h 45 min.

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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 10 h 32 min and costs ₹600 - ₹1,100.

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min 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 4 h 28 min and costs ₹3,200 - ₹16,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹600 - ₹1,100 and takes 10 h 32 min, you could also train, which costs ₹850 - ₹1,500 and takes 14 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tirupati Airport to Madurai Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Tirupati to Madurai.
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  • Distance: 273.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

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

IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and two other airlines fly from Tirupati to Madurai every 3 hours. Alternatively, SETC operates a bus from Tirupati to Madurai once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 10 h 32 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirupathi to Madurai
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tirupati to Madurai
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Fast Track Call Taxi
Website
fasttracktirupati.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 877 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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