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

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Train  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Vadakara (BDJ) to Palakkad (PGT) Chennai Mail / ...
  2. Take the train from Palakkad (PGT) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp / ...

$7 - $29

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Bus  •  14 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Vadakara to Ernakulam
  2. Take the bus from Cochin to Madurai

$15 - $22

Train, bus  •  16 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Vadakara (BDJ) to Ernakulam Junction (ERS) Mngla Lksdp Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cochin to Madurai

$11 - $26

Taxi  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vatakara to Madurai 247.7 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Vatakara to Madurai 247.7 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Calicut, fly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Vadakara (BDJ) to Kozhikkode (CLT)
  2. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Madurai (IXM) CCJ - IXM

$60 - $250

Train to Kochi, fly  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Vadakara (BDJ) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madurai (IXM) COK - IXM

$37 - $86

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The cheapest way to get from Vatakara to Madurai is to bus which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,600 and takes 14 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vatakara to Madurai is to train and fly which costs ₹4,300 - ₹19,000 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vatakara to Madurai. However, there are services departing from Vadakara and arriving at Madurai via Cochin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vatakara to Madurai. However, there are services departing from Vadakara (BDJ) and arriving at Madurai Junction (MDU) via Palakkad (PGT). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 35 min.

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The distance between Vatakara and Madurai is 334 km. The road distance is 396.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vatakara to Madurai without a car is to train which takes 10 h 35 min and costs ₹500 - ₹2,100.

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It takes approximately 10 h 35 min to get from Vatakara to Madurai, including transfers.

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

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Vatakara to Madurai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Vadakara (BDJ) station.

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The best way to get from Vatakara to Madurai is to train which takes 10 h 35 min and costs ₹500 - ₹2,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,600 and takes 14 h 33 min.

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  • Distance: 208.9 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Vatakara to Madurai via Palakkad (PGT) in around 10 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vatakara to Madurai via Ernakulam and Cochin in around 14 h 33 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Jet Lite
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Vadakara (BDJ) to Palakkad (PGT)
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $14
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irctc.co.in
Train from Palakkad (PGT) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Vadakara (BDJ) to Ernakulam Junction (ERS)
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Vadakara (BDJ) to Kozhikkode (CLT)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Vadakara (BDJ) to Aluva (AWY)
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Vadakara to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Cochin to Madurai
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Vatakara to Madurai
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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There is no direct flight from Calicut Airport to Madurai Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vatakara to Madurai is 396 km. It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to drive from Vatakara to Madurai.

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Jet Lite, Air India Limited, Jet Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Calicut Airport to Madurai Airport.

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There are 101+ hotels available in Madurai. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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