Madurai is very well connected to Bangalore city via air, rail and road. The road distance between the two cities is 433 km. There is an airport at Madurai but direct flights are not available from Bangalore. Tourists can take connecting flights from Bangalore to Madurai via Chennai. Major airlines including Spice Jet, Air India, IndiGo and Jet Airways offers regular service from Bangalore and the fare is affordable. Flights take minimum of 5 hours to reach Madurai from Bangalore and are the fastest way to travel between the two cities.
Direct trains connecting to Madurai departs from two stations in Bangalore – Bangalore Cy Jn (SBC) and Krishnarajapurm (KJM). Taking a direct train is a convenient and cheapest way to travel between Bangalore and Madurai. Nagarcoil Express, Tuticorin Express and Vivek Express are some of the trains the run from Bangalore and reaches Madurai in 10 hours.
Taking a direct bus is also a common and preferred option for travelling between Bangalore and Madurai. Tourists can take book tickets with private as well as state bus operators which offer Semi Sleeper to A/C Volvo. Buses take 8-9 hours to reach Madurai from Bangalore and the price of tickets start from Rs 500 for semi-sleeper buses and Rs 800 onwards for sleeper buses. Tourists can also hire taxis from Bangalore which costs anywhere between Rs 8,800 to Rs 12,000 for a round trip. A taxi take 6-7 hours to cover the 433 km long journey and is the most convenient mode of transport between the two cities.
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