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There are 8 ways to get from Vatakara to Madurai by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the train from Vadakara (BDJ) to Kozhikkode (CLT) Can - Tvc Jan Shatabdi / ...
  2. Take the train from Kozhikkode (CLT) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Dadar Ten Exp

$9 - $30

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Bus via Calicut  •  14h 23m

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

$16 - $24

Bus  •  14h 33m

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

$15 - $21

Train, bus  •  16h 24m

  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  •  5h 59m

  1. Take a taxi from Vatakara to Madurai 247.7 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  5h 59m

  1. Drive from Vatakara to Madurai 247.7 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Calicut, fly  •  7h 36m

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

$59 - $250

Train to Kochi, fly  •  7h 24m

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

$37 - $85

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

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The quickest way to get from Vatakara to Madurai is to taxi which costs ₹6,000 - ₹7,500 and takes 5h 59m.

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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 Calicut and Cochin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 23m.

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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 Kozhikkode (CLT). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 57m.

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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 10h 57m and costs ₹650 - ₹2,300.

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It takes approximately 10h 57m to get from Vatakara to Madurai, including transfers.

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Vatakara to Madurai bus services, operated by Kerala State Road Transport Corporation, 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 10h 57m and costs ₹650 - ₹2,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,800 and takes 14h 23m.

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  • Distance: 208.9 miles
  • Duration: 10h 57m

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

You can take a train from Vatakara to Madurai via Kozhikkode (CLT) in around 10h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vatakara to Madurai via Kozhikode, Calicut, and Cochin in around 14h 23m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Kochi to Madurai
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Vadakara (BDJ) to Kozhikkode (CLT)
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kozhikkode (CLT) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Vadakara (BDJ) to Ernakulam Junction (ERS)
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Vadakara (BDJ) to Aluva (AWY)
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Vadakara to Kozhikode
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
keralartc.com
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Calicut to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Cochin to Madurai
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Vadakara to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Vatakara to Madurai
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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There is no direct flight from Calicut Airport to Madurai Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m 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 5h 59m to drive from Vatakara to Madurai.

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Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Calicut 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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