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Madurai has its own international airport which is well-connected to many cities. The airport has flights to Indian cities like Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Goa, Mumbai, Delhi and Tirupati. The major airlines flying these routes are Air India, Air Pegasus, Jet Airways and SpiceJet. Madurai Airport also has flight connectivity to international cities like Dubai and Colombo via SpiceJet and Mihin Lanka. People from other parts of the world can reach the international airports at Chennai, Mumbai or Delhi, all of which are well-connected with other cities across the globe, and board a connecting flight to Madurai.

Nearest Airport: Madurai International Airport is the nearest airport to Madurai, located 13 km away from the city.

Safety Suggestion: There are no weather-related safety issues affecting the flights to Madurai. Air travel to this part of the world, at any time of the year, is a safe bet.

Flight Schedule

  • BLRBengaluru
    IXMMadurai
    • Indigo
      6E-7171
    • 07:30 08:50
    • 07:30
    • 08:50
    • 01h 20m
      Non Stop
  • Rs. 3,599
  • Rs.3,599
  • MAAChennai
    IXMMadurai
    • Indigo
      6E-7193
    • 08:35 10:00
    • 08:35
    • 10:00
    • 01h 25m
      Non Stop
  • Rs. 3,618
  • Rs.3,618
  • TIRTirupati
    IXMMadurai
    • Spicejet
      SG-1042
    • 07:30 11:00
    • 07:30
    • 11:00
    • 03h 30m
      Non Stop
  • Rs. 4,154
  • Rs.4,154
  • COKCochin
    IXMMadurai
    • Indigo
      6E-269
    • 08:00 14:00
    • 08:00
    • 14:00
    • 06h 00m
      1 Stop
  • Rs. 5,246
  • Rs.5,246
  • VGAVijayawada
    IXMMadurai
    • Spicejet
      SG-3404
    • 14:55 19:35
    • 14:55
    • 19:35
    • 04h 40m
      1 Stop
  • Rs. 5,678
  • Rs.5,678
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Several national highways interconnect Madurai with other cities in South India. NH 7, NH 45B and NH 49 are the highways that pass through the city. Overnight and day-time buses to Madurai are available from cities like Chennai, Trivandrum, Ernakulam, Bangalore and Mysore. Both government agencies and private agencies run several luxury and ordinary buses on these routes. Most of these buses stop at Mattuthavani Bus Stand. Several private buses also halt at Periyar Bus Stand which is closer to the city.

Journey Suggestion: The national highways leading to Madurai are in prime condition. These are being expanded to multi-lane roads, to enable commuters to complete their travels in lesser time.

Bus Schedule

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Most visitors to Madurai prefer to reach the city by trains. Several trains from various parts of the country halt at Madurai Junction Railway Station. There are direct trains to this railway station from cities like Chennai, Tuticorin, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Trivandrum, Bangalore and Mysore. Some of the major trains passing through Madurai are Nagercoil Express, Punalur Express, Chennai Express and Bangalore Express.

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  • Theme of Madurai [Culture, Pilgrimage]
  • You'll love Madurai for [Meenakshi Temple, Handicrafts, Rich culture]
  • Watchout for [Heat, Crowded temples]
  • Best Time To Visit
    December - February
  • Altitude 331 ft. above sea level

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  • madurai
    Family Holidays
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Places to stay in madurai

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    One night from
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