There are 6 ways to get from Vijayawada to Rameswaram by bus, train, car, plane or night train

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Bus  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Vijayawada to Chennai
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Rameswaram

$16 - $22

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Train  •  21 h

  1. Take the train from Vijayawada Junction (BZA) to Rameswaram (RMM) Shraddha Sethu Exp / ...

$18 - $26

Drive  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Vijayawada to Rameswaram 614.2 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Madurai, train  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Vijayawada (VGA) to Madurai (IXM) VGA - IXM
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$83 - $373

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Vijayawada (VGA) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) VGA - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$80 - $363

Fly to Tuticorin, night train  •  13 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Vijayawada (VGA) to Tuticorin (TCR) VGA - TCR
  2. Take the night train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$125 - $530

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No, there is no direct bus from Vijayawada to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Vijayawada and arriving at Rameswaram via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vijayawada Junction (BZA) and arriving at Rameswaram (RMM). Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 21 h.

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The distance between Vijayawada and Rameswaram is 816 km. The road distance is 982.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vijayawada to Rameswaram without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 20 h 15 min to get from Vijayawada to Rameswaram, including transfers.

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Vijayawada to Rameswaram bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Vijayawada station.

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Vijayawada to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Vijayawada Junction (BZA) station.

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The best way to get from Vijayawada to Rameswaram is to bus which takes 20 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 21 h.

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There is no direct flight from Vijayawada Airport to Madurai Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Vijayawada to Rameswaram bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Rameswaram station.

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Map of how to get from Vijayawada to Rameswaram.
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  • Distance: 509.8 miles
  • Duration: 20 h 15 min

What companies run services between Vijayawada, India and Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India?

You can take a bus from Vijayawada to Rameswaram via Chennai in around 20 h 15 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Vijayawada to Rameswaram 3 times a week. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 21 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Vijayawada to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Vijayawada to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Vijayawada to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Vijayawada to Madurai via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Vijayawada to Madurai via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Vijayawada to Madurai via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Vijayawada to Madurai via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Vijayawada to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Vijayawada to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Vijayawada to Tiruchirapalli via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Vijayawada to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Vijayawada to Tuticorin via Madras
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Vijayawada to Tuticorin via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Vijayawada to Tuticorin via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
11 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Vijayawada to Tuticorin via Visakhapatnam, Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Vijayawada to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Vijayawada to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Vijayawada to Tuticorin via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Vijayawada to Tuticorin via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Vijayawada to Tuticorin via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Vijayawada to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Vijayawada Junction (BZA) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Vijayawada to Chennai
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in

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Vijayawada to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Rameswaram (RMM) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vijayawada to Rameswaram is 983 km. It takes approximately 14 h 18 min to drive from Vijayawada to Rameswaram.

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Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Vijayawada Airport to Madurai Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Rameswaram. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vijayawada to Vijayawada Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs .

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