Madurai to Salem Distance

Madurai To Salem

(Salem To Madurai)
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Madurai to Salem distance is 238 kms .

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The distance between Madurai and Salem, is almost 260 km and it takes some five hours of driving, to reach Salem from Madurai. There are many buses and trains, which run every day between these two places. The best way to reach Salem, is by train. One of the better trains to opt for is the Mumbai Express, which leaves Madurai at 11:50 hours on every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; reaches Salem at 16:45 hours. The fare for a single adult in the sleeper class, from Madurai to Salem, is Rs. 143.

Transport options from Madurai to Salem

Madurai to Salem By Train: Take a direct train from Madurai Junction to Salem Junction that takes around 5 hours. Salem Junction is located at a distance of around 4 km from the Salem city centre. You can reach the city centre by taxis, buses and cabs. This mode is suitable for travelling in groups and with families and seniors.

Madurai to Salem By Car: Hire a cab from Madurai to Salem, which takes around 4 hours. Cost of cab ranges from INR6 to INR15 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. Ideal for group travel.

Madurai to Salem By Bus: Take a direct bus from Madurai to Salem, which takes around 5 hours. Salem Central bus terminus is located at a distance of around 2 km from the Salem city centre. You can take a bus, auto-rickshaw or rickshaw to reach the city centre from the bus terminus. Ideal for individual travellers and backpackers.

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Travel by Train

Madurai ––› Salem
By Train 192 Km
Madurai to Salem by Train (192 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Mad... Salem M T W T F S S
11022 Chalukya Express Madurai Junction 17:30 22:35 Y N N Y Y N N
16340 Mumbai Express Madurai Junction 11:50 16:50 Y Y Y N Y N N
16538 Bangalore Exp Madurai Junction 17:30 22:35 N N N N N Y N
16731 Mysore Express Madurai Junction 19:50 01:10 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
16733 Rmm Okha Express Madurai Junction 00:10 06:05 N N N N Y N N
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Travel by Car/Taxi

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica 7 1344
Chevrolet Tavera 8 1536
Toyota Qualis 8 1536
Tata Indica A/C 9 1728
Toyota Qualis A/C 11 2112
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