There are 3 ways to get from Varkala to Madurai by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Varkala (VAK) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Qln-Ms Ananthapuri Exp / ...

$6 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Varkala to Madurai 168.7 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Varkala to Madurai 168.7 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Varkala to Madurai is to train which costs ₹440 - ₹1,200 and takes 7 h 36 min.

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

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

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The train from Varkala (VAK) to Madurai Junction (MDU) takes 7 h 36 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Varkala (VAK) and arriving at Madurai Junction (MDU). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

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  • Distance: 126.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 36 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Varkala to Madurai twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $17 and the journey takes 7 h 36 min.

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