Madurai To Rameshwaram

(Rameshwaram To Madurai)

Best way to travel from Madurai to Rameshwaram

Total distance 169 km
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Rameshwaram is a beautiful city of temples located in the state of Tamil Nadu. This city is known for its divine beauty. Rameshwaram is well connected to the city of Madurai by railways and roadways with the distance of 168 km. However, the best way to travel Rameshwaram from Madurai is by road. It is around 4 hours journey. Direct buses, taxies and cabs are available from Madurai to Rameshwaram. On the route, several petrol pumps of Bharat Petroleum, Indian Oil and HP, medical shops and hospitals, ATMs and road-side snack points and restaurants are located.

Transport options from Madurai to Rameshwaram

Madurai to Rameshwaram By Car: Take a cab to travel from Madurai to Rameshwaram which takes around 4 hours. The cost of cabs ranges from INR 10 to INR 22per kilometer, depending upon the type of car. Take NH 49 to travel from Madurai to Rameshwaram. Meals at dhabas and restaurants can be enjoyed during the journey. Journey by cabs is ideal for families, senior citizens and groups.

Madurai to Rameshwaram By Bus: Direct buses are available from Madurai to Rameshwaram at intervals of 30 minutes. NH 49 connects Rameshwaram to Madurai. It is a 4 hour journey by bus. As not a long journey, it is suitable for families, senior citizens and single travellers.

Madurai to Rameshwaram By Train: Direct and regular express trains are available from Madurai to Rameshwaram. Rameshwaram Kanyakumari Express and Rameshwaram Madurai Passenger trains are best and takes 4 hours to reach Rameshwaram from Madurai. Places include in the train route are Madurai Jn. - 47km-> Manamadurai Jn. - 24 km - >Paramkudi - 36km - > Ramankanthapuram - 54 km - > Rameshwaram. Tea and snacks stalls, rest rooms, waiting rooms, book stalls are available on the stations. Ideal for families, senior citizens and groups.


Travelling tips from Madurai to Rameshwaram

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  • Saurabh
  • 3 Reviews
6/7 Posted 3 weeks ago
Mode of Transport:Taxi
Great coastal road to Rameshwaram, passes by a railway line right in the middle of the ocean. Excellent view on both the sides. Not much traffic hence less travelling time. The new bridge is a good place to stop by and click some pics. There are not many eating joints on the way, better you fill yourself from Madhurai.
Car Type:
  • Sedan
Route Taken:Kochi - Dhanushkodi Rd/Madurai-Rameshwaram Rd
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I had visited Rameshwaram with my parents during a Southern pilgrimage trip. The trip was great and the location of the hotel helped a lot towards saving huge amount of travelling time. The hotel is situated just 2 minutes by walk from the holy temple and the sea. Ideal place for pilgrims to...more »
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  • Dinakar
  • 6 Reviews
7/7 Posted 5 months ago
Mode of Transport:Taxi
We started by Innova at 11.00 am. The road was excellent. In between we stopped a couple of times for nature calls and refreshments. We reached Mandapam Railway Station and got down there. We advised the driver of the SUV to wait for us at Pamban Station. Meanwhile we took a train ride from Mandapam to Pamban which was fantastic and thrilling. Thereafter, we proceed to Dhanuskodi followed by Rameshwaram. More »
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  • Petrol pumps
  • Food/Dhabas
Car Type:
  • SUV
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We went on a pilgrimage to Rameshwaram. We booked our accommodation much in advance in this hotel due to its proximity to the temple and the teertham area. We drove from Madurai to Rameshwaram and tt was dark by the time we reached our destination. However, to our surprise our car was not...more »
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Madurai to Rameshwaram By Train (148 Km)

Madurai ––› Rameshwaram
By Train 148 Km
Madurai to Rameshwaram by Train (148 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Mad... Ram... M T W T F S S
16734 Okha-Rameswaram Express Madurai Junction 16:05 19:45 N Y N N N N N
16779 Tirupati Rameswaram (Meenakshi) Express Madurai Junction 06:00 09:15 N Y N N Y N Y
22622 Kanyakumari Rameswaram SF Express Madurai Junction 02:20 05:20 N Y N N Y N Y
56721 Madurai Rameswaram Passenger Madurai Junction 00:15 03:45 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
56723 Madurai Rameswaram Passenger Madurai Junction 06:45 10:30 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
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Madurai to Rameshwaram By Car/Taxi (148 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica 7 1036
Toyota Qualis 8 1184
Chevrolet Tavera 8 1184
Tata Indica A/C 9 1332
Toyota Qualis A/C 11 1628
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Road/Route Map For Madurai To Rameshwaram

Driving directions from Madurai to Rameshwaram
  • Taxi
    • Total distance:148 km
    • Duration: 2 Hrs by car
    • Price:from Rs. 7 per km
  • Bus
    • Total distance:148 km
    • Duration: 2 Hrs by Bus
  • Trains
    • Best trains to take:Okha-Rameswaram Express (16734), Madurai Rameswaram Passenger (56721)
    • Last station:Rameshwaram
    • Total distance:148 km
  • Flights
    • Total distance:148 km
    • Nearest Airport:Madurai
  • Hotels
    • Hotels: 27 Hotel |
    • Hotel reviews: 1352
    • Awards: 4 of 41 hotels won Best of 2012 award
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