Madurai to Tiruvannamalai distance is 317 kms .
Tiruvannamalai & Journey photos
The distance between Madurai to Tiruvannamalai, is almost 500 km. It takes about eight hours of driving, to reach Tiruvannamalai. The Tiruvannamalai Station is very small and not many trains stop there. The nearest major station from Tiruvannamalai, is Tindvanam Station. Many trains run between Tindvanam and Madurai. After getting down at Tindvanam, one can hire a cab to reach Tiruvannamalai. Alternatives, like shared taxi and buses, are also easily available at very affordable prices. The MDU Express, is one of the better trains to opt for.
Transport options from Madurai to Tiruvannamalai
Madurai to Tiruvannamalai By Train: Take a direct train from Madurai Junction to Tiruvannamalai Railway Station that takes around 8 hours. Tiruvannamalai Railway Station is located at a distance of around 2 km from Tiruvannamalai city centre and can be reached by taxis, buses and cabs. As there are less trains running between Madurai Junction and Tiruvannamalai Railway Station, you can alternatively take a direct train from Madurai to Tindvanam. Tindvanam Railway Station is located at a distance of around 67 km from Tiruvannamalai. Taxis and buses take around one hour to reach Tiruvannamalai from Tindvanam Railway Station. Trains are suitable for travelling with families, seniors and kids.
Madurai to Tiruvannamalai By Car: Hire a cab from Madurai to Tiruvannamalai, which takes around 6 hours. Cost of cab ranges from INR6 to INR15 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. This mode of transport is ideal while travelling in groups.
Madurai to Tiruvannamalai By Bus: Take a direct bus from Madurai to Tiruvannamalai, which takes around 7 hours. Tiruvannamalai Central bus terminus is located at a distance of around 4 km from the Tiruvannamalai city centre. You can reach the city centre from the bus terminus by buses, auto-rickshaws and rickshaws. Travelling by bus is ideal for individual travellers and backpackers.
Madurai to Tiruvannamalai By Flight: No direct flight is available from Madurai to Tiruvannamalai. However, you can take a direct flight from Madurai Airport to Chennai Airport, the closest airport to Tiruvannamalai. The flight takes around 2 hours to reach Chennai from Madurai. Chennai Airport is located at a distance of around 183 km from the Tiruvannamalai city centre. Taxis, cabs and buses take around 3 hours to reach Tiruvannamalai city centre from Chennai Airport. Flights are comfortable while travelling with seniors and kids, but are not recommended as these are expensive.
Travel by Train
By Train 420 Km
By Taxi 158 Km
|Train No.||Train Name||Origin||Dep.||Arr.||Days Of Run|
|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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|Tata Indica A/C||9||2493|
|Toyota Qualis A/C||11||3047|
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