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Bangalore to Madurai Train Information

473 kms
09h 52m
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Online Train Ticket Booking from Bangalore to Madurai

Looking to book Bangalore to Madurai trains? Booking a train ticket from Bangalore to Madurai is now easier than ever on redRail. Whether you want to check the timetable for Bangalore to Madurai trains or find the train seat availability from Bangalore to Madurai, redRail is one-stop for all train enquiries. Bangalore to Madurai are two of the popular cities in India, and trains are considered as one of the most efficient and convenient ways to travel between these cities.

To book a train from Bangalore to Madurai, all you need to do is to enter your travel details on the top of the page, choose from the list of trains available, check out the desired train seat availability, and proceed to train ticket booking by entering your details and paying the cost. You can then receive the confirmed tickets shortly. The easy-to-understand and adaptable interface, easy railway ticket booking process, and affordable train fare make redRail a great choice for those looking to book a Bangalore to Madurai train.

There are 4 trains running from Bangalore to Madurai covering an approximate distance of 473 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Madurai from Bangalore by train. The first train from Bangalore to Madurai is VIVEK EXPRESS (19568), departing at 12:50 from Krishnarajapuram (KJM). VIVEK EXPRESS (19568) is the fastest among the Bangalore to Madurai Trains. It departs from Krishnarajapuram (KJM) at 12:50 and arrives at Madurai Junction (MDU) at 22:15, covering the distance in just 9 hrs 20 mins. The last train from Bangalore to Madurai is DADAR TEN EXP (11021), departing at 21:40 from Yesvantpur Junctio (YPR). You can get detailed information about Bangalore to Madurai train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail.

Weekly Trains from Bangalore to Madurai

VIVEK EXPRESS (19568) departs every Saturday from Bangalore at 12:50 and arrives at Madurai at 22:15, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 20 mins.

Daily Trains from Bangalore to Madurai

TUTICORIN EXP (16236) departs daily from Bangalore at 21:15 and arrives at Madurai at 07:30, covering the entire distance in 10 hrs 10 mins.

NAGERCOIL EXP (17235) departs daily from Bangalore at 17:15 and arrives at Madurai at 02:50, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 30 mins.

Bangalore to Madurai Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Bangalore to Madurai, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Bangalore to Madurai train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Bangalore to Madurai on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹290 to ₹1705. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹290.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Bangalore to Madurai for all classes:
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Bangalore to Madurai Train Timings

One can find a large number of trains running from Bangalore to Madurai. Hence, travelers need not worry about the train seat availability on the Bangalore to Madurai route. The total time taken by different trains running from Bangalore to Madurai can be different and passengers can choose the train based on their suitability. Boarding a train from Bangalore is extremely comfortable with the presence of various stations.

About Madurai

Madurai is an ancient city in the state of Tamil Nadu, located on the banks of the River Vaigai. It serves as both the administrative centre for the Madurai district and the cultural centre of Tamil Nadu. This temple town and a lovely tourist destination in Tamil Nadu is surrounded by mountains and has three hills as its boundaries. You can take a Bengaluru to Madurai train to enjoy the city's attractions.

The main railway station serving the city of Madurai is the Madurai Junction railway station in South India. The junction hosts all passenger and express trains. That’s why most people prefer to book train tickets to get here.

Book a Bengaluru to Madurai train and explore this beautiful city with family and friends. With redRail, you can easily reserve a Bengaluru to Madurai train and enjoy a hassle-free journey. You can book an online train ticket on the redBus website or the official redRail app.

Places to Visit in Madurai City

Madurai is among the oldest inhabited cities in India, much like Varanasi in the north. Some of the famous places to visit in Madurai city include:

Meenakshi Amman Temple

Meenakshi Amman Temple is one of the oldest temples in India and is often referred to as the Meenakshi-Sundershwara Temple. A well-known tourist destination in Madurai, this temple is very significant to the Indian people due to its mythological and historical significance.


Meghamalai is a scenic mountain range and one of the most picturesque sites to visit in Madurai. Also known as the "High Wavy Mountains" locally, this is the ideal location to get away and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of nature. It is tucked away among lush and aromatic tea, cinnamon, pepper, and cardamom plantations, as well as verdant meadows, waterfalls, and wildflower patches.

Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal

The Thirumalai Nayak Palace, one of the most visited tourist destinations in Madurai, was formerly the home of the reigning monarch Thirumalai Nayak. Built in 1635, the palace showcases how well Dravidian and Islamic architectural styles co-exist.

Vaigai Dam

The gorgeous Vaigai dam, roughly 70 kilometres from Madurai, adorns the lovely Vaigai river. The "Little Brindavan," a charming little garden popular with picnickers and children, is located next to the dam. It also houses a musical fountain open on weekends and holidays.

Goripalayam Dargah

This historic dargah, one of Madurai's most intriguing tourist attractions, was built in the 13th century. The graves of two famous Sultans of Yemen - Khaja Syed Sultan Alauddin Badusha Razi and Khaja Syed Sulthan Shamsuddin - are housed at the dargah, which is the biggest in Madurai. People from all over Tamil Nadu come here to receive blessings and find serenity.

Samanar Hills

The Samanar Hills is among Madurai's most popular tourist destinations because of its beautiful views. You'll find the hill complex about 15 kilometres from Madurai's central city, in the town of Keelakuilkudi. This place is significant as Tamil Jain monks lived here about 2000 years ago.

Major Railway Stations In Bangalore to Madurai Train Journey

The average travelling time between Bengaluru and Madurai is approximately 10 hours. This route covers the following stations:

  • Bangalore Cy Junction (SBC)
  • Bangalore Cant (BNC)
  • Hosur (HSRA)
  • Dharmapuri (DPJ)
  • Salem Junction (SA)
  • Rasipuram (RASP)
  • Namakkal (NMKL)
  • Karur (KRR)
  • Dindigul Junction (DG)
  • Madurai Junction (MDU)

Nearest Metro Stations to the Railway Stations

Reaching the railway station or reaching the destination from the station is always a hassle, especially during busy hours. However, metros make it easier. Bengaluru is well connected with the metro at central locations, but Madurai is yet to receive its metro line. Here are the best means of transit for both stations.

For Bengaluru

Most trains to Madurai depart from Bangalore City Junction station, which is interconnected with Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna metro station. It is on the Purple Line and is 1 stop away from Majestic station. It’s the easiest way to get to the railway station. Many other intracity transportation options are also available in Bengaluru, including BMTC buses, Namma Metro train services, taxis, and auto-rickshaws.

For Madurai

Madurai is well served by local transportation - bus, taxi, or auto-rickshaw. You can catch a passenger train if you want to travel nearby. These trains are affordable but crowded. Auto Rickshaws and pre-paid taxi services can be accessed from either side of Madurai Junction Railway Station to go anywhere.

Bus from Bangalore to Madurai

If your train ticket is not confirmed, need not worry. Alternatively, you can travel by bus from Bangalore to Madurai through redBus bus booking app. Book now!


How many trains run from Bangalore to Madurai?
There are 4 trains that run from Bangalore to Madurai route. Some trains run on a daily basis. On the other hand, some trains run weekly and can be booked in advance. You can find the list of available trains when you enter the travel date while looking to book a train from Bangalore to Madurai.
How can I book a train from Bangalore to Madurai?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Bangalore to Madurai by entering the travel details like source, destination, and date of travel. From the list of available trains on the mentioned date, you can choose the most suitable one and check the seat availability. After this, you can continue to pay and wait to receive your train booking confirmation.
How many days in advance can I make a railway reservation?
Advance railway reservation generally opens 120 days before the date of journey. This excludes the date of the journey. So, you can start checking the seat availability during the period of 120 days and make a booking in advance.
What is the maximum number of passengers I can reserve the seats for in a single train ticket booking from Bangalore to Madurai?
A maximum of 6 seats can be booked in a single train ticket booking. Also, 2 children who are below 5 years of age are allowed with the ticket, but tickets will not be generated for them. Therefore, if you are booking a Tatkal ticket from Bangalore to Madurai, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Bangalore to Madurai?
When making a railway ticket booking, you do not require any special travel documents and only need to fill up the details required. However, during the train journey, you will need to carry valid ID proof such as Aadhar, Voter ID, Driving License, Pan Card, Passport etc..
How many railway stations are there in Bangalore?
There are 25 stations in Bangalore.
How many railway stations are there in Madurai?
There are 2 stations in Madurai.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Bangalore to Madurai?
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