Kanyakumari to Madurai distance is approximately 315Kms by road. With a total of 2, redBus offers options to choose from 2 operators for Kanyakumari to Madurai route. Kallada Travels (Suresh Kallada), Rathimeena Travels are the major operators of Kanyakumari to Madurai route. Kanyakumari to Madurai bus timings vary with different operator, it takes around 4hrs 30min to 6hrs to complete this journey depending on the operator, type of bus and traffic conditions. The first bus takes off around 01:30 PM and last bus at 04:30 PM. The lowest Kanyakumari to Madurai bus fare being Rs.610 and the highest being Rs.670 depending on the type of bus.
Travelling from Kanyakumari to Madurai can be comfortable and easy as there are many types of buses available for travellers. Different type of buses are available in this route like Volvo A/C Multi-Axle SemiSleeper, Non A/C Semisleeper. Now that redbus has tied up with many operators, booking tickets from Kanyakumari to Madurai has become very easy.
|Volvo A/C Multi Axle SemiSleeper (2+2)||01:30 PM||06:00 PM||4hrs 30min||
|Non A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)||04:30 PM||10:30 PM||6hrs||
Kanyakumari, formerly known as Cape Comorin, lies at the southernmost tip of India. This popular tourist destination gets its name from the Hindu Goddess Kanyakumari. A temple dedicated to Kumara Amman is located at the confluence of the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean. Kanyakumari is famous for its great vantage point for viewing an uninterrupted sunset and sunrise. During Chithra pournami one can even watch the sunset and moonrise at the same time. Other than the Kanyakumari temple, this place is famous for the Vivekananda rock memorial, Gandhi memorial building, Dhyana mandapam, and the 41m tall statue of Tamil saint-poet Thiruvalluvar. Spots like Padmanabhapuram Palace, Courtellam Falls, and Suchindram are not very far from Kanyakumari and can be visited from here. Kanyakumari is also known for its shell products that is a thriving cottage industry here. The multi-coloured beach is the best place to spend an evening.
Madurai, also known as the temple city, is located on the banks of River Vaigai. Famous for the magnificent ornate temple, Madurai is also known as ‘thoonganagaram’ or the city that never sleeps. Meenakshi Amman Temple, the landmark temple of Madurai, is dedicated to Parvati and Lord Shiva. Some of the other places with religious importance are Koodal Azhagar Koil, Alagarkovil, Lord Subramanya Temple, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Thiruparankundram, Kazimar Big Mosque, Hazrat Sultan Sikandhar Badushah Dargah and Noopura Gangai. Trek enthusiasts can trek through the Azhagar forest to the highest point in the area called Phalaianaiparai which commands extensive views of the Silambar, Periyaruvi and Bison valley. The national monument Thirumalai Nayak Palace, constructed in the Indo-Saracenic style by Thirumalai Nayakar in 1636 CE, is an example of architectural grandeur. Gandhi Memorial Museum, Eco Park, Rajaji Children Park, and MGR Race Course Stadium are the other attractions in Madurai city.