Directions from Varkala to Madurai

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Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Guv Chennai Exp

$6 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 34 min

$22 - $31

Taxi  •  4 h 6 min

  1. 168.7 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. 168.7 miles

$27 - $40

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Varkala to Madurai once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $18 and the journey takes 8 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Varkala to Madurai via Kollam, Ernakulam, and Cochin in around 13 h 34 min.

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Varkala and Madurai is 203 km. The road distance is 270 km.

The cheapest way to get from Varkala to Madurai is to train which costs ₹460 - ₹1,200 and takes 8 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Varkala to Madurai is to taxi which takes 4 h 6 min and costs ₹4,200 - ₹5,000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Varkala (VAK) and arriving at Madurai Junction (MDU). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 22 min.

The train from Varkala (VAK) to Madurai Junction (MDU) takes 8 h 22 min including transfers and departs once daily.