How to reach Kumarakom from Bangalore
Following are the ways to reach Rameshwaram from Bangalore:
Bangalore to Rameshwaram by TrainThere are not many direct trains from Bangalore to Rameshwaram. The best option is to take a train from Bangalore either to Tiruchirapalli or Madurai stations. Tiruchirapali is approximately 229 km away from Rameshwaram, whereas Madurai is approximately 180 km away. Prefer Madurai, as there are more trains available for Madurai. However, train journey to Rameshwaram via tiruchirapalli or Madurai is very time consuming. It is more than 12 hours journey.
Trains from Bangalore to TiruchirapalliMysore - Mayiladuturai Express/16232 – departs Bangalore station at 6:45 PM & arrives at Tiruchirapalli 4: AM (next day); runs on all day.
Trains from Bangalore to Madurai(First two trains are available from Bangarapet railway station – approximately 71 km away from Bangalore city via rail).
- 16339/Mumbai CST-Nagercoil Express – departs Bangarapet junction at 12: 05 P.M and arrives Madurai station at 21:00 P.M; runs only on Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday.
- 19568/Okha Tuticorin Vivek Express – departs Bangarapet junction at 18:25 P.M and arrives Madurai station at 03:20 A.M.
- 16537/Bangalore City –Nagercoil Express – departs Bangalore city junction at 23:05 and arrives at Madurai station at 9:00 A.M (next day); runs only on Thursday.
- 11021/Dadar - Tirunelveli (Chalukya) Express – departs Yesvantpur Junction at 22:00 P.M and arrives at Madurai station at 08:05 (next day); runs only Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Bangalore to Rameshwaram by AirRameshwaram doesn’t have an airport. The nearest airport to Rameshwaram is Madurai airport, approximately 168 kms away. There are ample flights from Bangalore to Madurai every day.
From Madurai there are buses to Rameshwaram after every ten minutes. One can also opt for train. There are many trains from Madurai to Rameshwaram.
Madurai to Rameshwaram Trains
- Kanyakumari Rameswaram SF express/no 22622
- Tirupati – Rameswaram express/ no 16779
- Madurai Rameswaram Passenger/ no 56723
- Madurai Rameswaram Passenger/no 56725
Bangalore to Rameshwaram by RoadThe total distance between Bangalore to Rameshwaram is around 600 kms. Bangalore to Rameshwaram is approximately 10 hour road. There are very few direct KSRTC buses from Bangalore to Rameshwaram. However, there are many direct KSRTC buses to Madurai & tiruchirapalli, from their you can either catch train or bus to Rameshwaram.
KSRTC buses Bangalore to Madurai scheduleAs of today there are 4 KSRTC buses from Bangalore to Madurai
Trip Code Departure Time Fare in Rupees
2200BNGMRI 22:00 715 (Volvo AC bus service).
2145BNGMRI 21:45 590
2101BNGMRI 21:01 420
2130BNGMRI 21:30 420
Travel agencies in Bangalore providing bus service to Rameswaram. SRS Travels, a renowned travel agency in Bangalore, does provide direct bus service to Rameshwaram.
SRS Travels: for reservation call: 080-26801616
Bangalore office address
#321, TSP Road, Opp BMC, Kalasipalayam
Bangalore, Karnataka, Pin: 560002