Madurai to Chennai Distance

Madurai To Chennai

(Chennai To Madurai)

Best way to travel from Madurai to Chennai

Total distance 453 km
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Distance between Madurai and Chennai is 502 km. Both are the top largest cities of Tamil Nadu. Madurai is well connected to Chennai by air, road and rail. The best way to travel from Madurai to Chennai is by train a journey of around 10 hours. Some of the important places covered on the way include Madurai - 65km-> Dindigul - 102 km -> Tiruchirapalli - 62km -> Perambalur - 112km -> Villupuram - 79km -> Maduranthakam - 82km -> Chennai. Facilities of rest-rooms, drinking water, and snack corners are available at the railway stations.

Transport options from Madurai to Chennai

Madurai to Chennai By Train: Madurai Junction railway station is well connected to Chennai. Take a direct train from Madurai to Chennai, which takes approximately 10 hours. Ideal for senior citizens and families.

Madurai to Chennai By Car: Hire a cab from Madurai to Chennai, which takes around 10 hours. Approximate cost of cab per km ranges between INR 9 and INR 24, depending upon the type of car. Ideal for families and group travellers.

Madurai to Chennai By Bus: Take a direct bus from Madurai to Chennai that takes about 7 hours. State operated buses, private A/C and non A/C buses are available from Madurai at reasonable fare. Ideal for backpackers, individuals and youngsters.

Madurai to Chennai By Flight: Take a direct flight for Chennai from Madurai. Chennai Airport is located about 12 km from the centre of the city. From the airport take a cab which takes about 45 minutes to reach the city center. Expensive but ideal for individual, families and senior citizens

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Saravanan S
  • Saravanan S
  • Lives in Chennai
  • 1 Review
Saravanan S
1.4/7
Posted Today May 25, 2015
Mode of Transport:Bus
Had an worst experience with Sri Balaji Travels. Seat quality is very poor. It was started by an hour delay. All major transports from Madurai takes 7 hrs of journey to reach Chennai. This bus took more than 9 hours. And fumes started coming from the back wheel before 1 hr journey to Chennai. They have stopped for 15 min and restarted again.

Because of this initial delays, bus entered very late into the city outskirts, so they have skipped major stops and went through by pass roads.

I will never prefer this bus service again!!!!
Bus Type:
  • Non-AC
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Arun Kumar
  • Arun Kumar
  • Lives in Chennai
  • 1 Review
Arun Kumar
7/7
Posted Today May 25, 2015
Mode of Transport:Bus
All are good and punctual. Quality of the bus is very good. Comfort journey. Overall, value for money. It's semi sleeper bus with fan in every seat. LED TV, good speaker system. Bucket seat, non stop bus. On time. Takes only 7 hours to travel from Madurai to Chennai. Try it and enjoy it.
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Bus Type:
  • Non-AC
This bus has:
  • TV/Entertainment
  • Comfortable seats
  • Charging Point
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Raja Kumaran
  • Raja Kumaran
  • Lives in Madurai
  • 2 Reviews
Raja Kumaran
7/7
Posted Dec 22, 2014 Dec 22, 2014
Mode of Transport:Flight
I got my food in the flight and the flight was so short. The travel experience was so good and nice. The service was very nice and helpful. The crew responded immediately and I got kind service. Overall experience was so good but the flight needs to be developed well to add more passengers. I was transferred to the flight by bus and it was no so nice.
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Airline name: Jet Airways
Boarding airport:Tiruchirapalli
Rating:
4/7
Last airport:Chennai
Rating:
6.5/7
Trip Includes:  Hotel Park View
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  • 18 votes

Naveen S
  • Naveen S
  • Lives in Rajapalayam
  • 3 Reviews
Naveen S
6.5/7
Posted Nov 16, 2014 Nov 16, 2014
Mode of Transport:Train
As I have done a day travel. Travellers in the daytime can pick this train for a comfort with a/c sitting experience. The journey is like going for a good fundamental holiday experience. Thanks to the Indian government for providing such an express with a short money, time consumable..
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Train name (Train no): Vaigai Exp (12635)
Tickets booked:
  • 7 days prior
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • Non-veg food
  • On-time
  • Clean toilets
Boarding Station: Madurai Junction
 6.50/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Chennai Egmore
 6.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Trip Includes:  Sudha Hotel | Chennai
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  • 45 votes

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Vinoth kumar
  • Vinoth kumar
  • Lives in Chennai
  • 3 Reviews
Vinoth kumar
6/7
Posted Oct 27, 2014 Oct 27, 2014
Mode of Transport:Train
We always prefer to travel by train to long distances as we have kids. Kids enjoyed the train travelling. It is worth taking foods with you from home while travelling by train to avoid unnecessary stomach problem. Toilets were not that clean but not in very bad condition, only manageable. Always not safe to take food from strangers. Be careful and enjoy the travel by train.
Train name (Train no): TIRUCHENDUR EXPRESS (6735)
Tickets booked:
  • 30 days prior
This train has:
  • On-time
Boarding Station: Chennai Central
 4.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
Last Station: Tiruchendur
 4.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
Trip Includes:  Madurai Residency | Meenakshi Temple
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  • 78 votes

Madurai to Chennai By Train (420 Km)

Madurai ––› Chennai
By Train 420 Km
Madurai to Chennai by Train (420 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Mad... Che... M T W T F S S
12651 Sampark Kranti Madurai Junction 23:55 08:50 Y N N N N Y N
16128 Guv Chennai Exp Madurai Junction 11:10 21:15 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
16724 Anantapuri Exp Madurai Junction 23:00 08:40 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
16736 Tcn Chennai Express Madurai Junction 00:15 11:40 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
12632 Nellai Express Madurai Junction 22:10 07:10 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
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Madurai to Chennai By Car/Taxi (420 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica 7 2940
Chevrolet Tavera 8 3360
Toyota Qualis 8 3360
Tata Indica A/C 9 3780
Toyota Qualis A/C 11 4620
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  • Trains
    • Best trains to take:Chennai Express (0660), Chennai Express (0660)
    • Last station:Chennai
    • Total distance:420 km
  • Taxi
    • Total distance:420 km
    • Duration: 7 Hrs by car
    • Price:from Rs. 7 per km
  • Bus
    • Total distance:420 km
    • Duration: 7 Hrs by Bus
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    • Total distance:420 km
    • Nearest Airport:Chennai
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