Kanyakumari to Madurai distance is approximately 320Kms by road. With a total of 2, redBus offers options to choose from 2 operators for Kanyakumari to Madurai route. Kallada Travels, Rathimeena Travels are the major operators of Kanyakumari to Madurai route. Kanyakumari to Madurai bus timings vary with different operator, it takes around 4hrs 40min to 6hrs to complete this journey depending on the operator, type of bus and traffic conditions. The first bus takes off around 12:30 PM and last bus at 04:25 PM. The lowest Kanyakumari to Madurai bus fare being Rs.680 and the highest being Rs.1000 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 Non A/C Seater & Sleeper, Volvo A/C Multi-Axle Semisleeper. Now that redbus has tied up with many operators, booking tickets from Kanyakumari to Madurai has become very easy.
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.
I got in three different vehicles to get to my destination. First a non AC car (with just me), then an AC bus, then a non AC public bus. I found it very stange and no warning was given that this would be happening.
The journey was just bad.Dropped on the road 20 KM away from Madurai.
The connecting buses or vans quality is very poor. And the staff of the agents behaviour is very bad. I. e madurai agent.
pick up on time but droping time very late kaniyakumari to madurai 8.30 hrs travel this too late