Madurai to Salem distance is 238 kms .
Salem & Journey photos
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.
Travel by Train
By Train 192 Km
|Train No.||Train Name||Origin||Dep.||Arr.||Days Of Run|
|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 A/C||9||1728|
|Toyota Qualis A/C||11||2112|
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