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Thoothukudi to Madurai by Road

Meenakshi Temple located at Madurai is one of the most visited temples of South India. People not only from India, but from all over the world visit this temple occasionally. Looking at its popularity, it is always recommended to visit this place once, if you wish to plan a trip to South India. As the distance of Madurai from Thoothukudi is a mere 145 Km, it can be easily reached within a very short span of time. Although it is easily accessible by road and rail both, still most of the people prefer to visit Meenakshi temple with other famous attractions of Madurai by their own or rented vehicle. 

Thoothukudi to Madurai Distance in kilometres: 145 km
Estimated time of journey: 2 hours 11 minutes
Estimated fuel cost: Approx. Rs.800 (15 kmpl mileage, Rs. 83/L petrol)
Thoothukudi to Madurai by Road

Detailed Driving Directions From Thoothukudi to Madurai, Tamil Nadu:

Here are the details of driving directions from Thoothukudi to Madurai for your convenience:
  1. Starts from Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu
  2. Head north-west on VOC Rd - Pass by Rathna Softnet Technology (on the left) 170 m / 12 s
  3. Take NH 45B to State Highway 32 134 km / 1 h 52 min
  4. Follow State Highway 32 to Kochi - Dhanushkodi Rd/Kochi-Madurai-Tondi Point Hwy in Madurai Main, ????? 10.1 km / 14 min
  5. Drive to Kochi - Dhanushkodi Rd/Kochi-Madurai-Tondi Point Hwy 1.5 km / 5 min
  6. Continue straight past Corporation Bank onto Kochi - Dhanushkodi Rd/Kochi-Madurai-Tondi Point Hwy - Pass by E Marret Street Market (on the left in 450 m) 1.3 km
  7. Turn right at Ballika tours and travels to stay on Kochi - Dhanushkodi Rd/Kochi-Madurai-Tondi Point Hwy11 m
  8. Turn right at Electricity Board office to stay on Kochi - Dhanushkodi Rd/Kochi-Madurai-Tondi Point Hwy 52 m
  9. Take the 1st left to stay on Kochi - Dhanushkodi Rd/Kochi-Madurai-Tondi Point Hwy 26 m
  10. Turn right to stay on Kochi - Dhanushkodi Rd/Kochi-Madurai-Tondi Point Hwy - Pass by Thilagar Thidal police station (on the right) 110 m
  11. Reached at Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Thoothukudi to Madurai by Road - Places of Interest

There are many famous attractions between Thoothukudi and Madurai, which one must visit during their journey. Let us take a look at some of these attractions:

Minakshi Temple Madurai

  • Kalugumalai, Tuticorin
  • Ottapidaram, Tuticorin
  • Tuticorin Port, Tuticorin
  • The Basilica of a Lady of Snows, Tuticorin
  • Paniya Matha Church, Tuticorin
  • Panchalankurichi, Tuticorin
  • Ettaiyapuram Palace, Tuticorin
  • Kattabomman Memorial Fort, Tuticorin
  • Meenakshi Temple, Madurai
  • Puthu Mandapam, Madurai
  • Tirumalai Nayak Palace, Madurai
  • Saint Mary's Cathedral, Madurai
  • Banana Market, Madurai
  • Gandhi Memorial Museum, Madurai
  • Thiruparankundram, Madurai

Thoothukudi to Madurai by Road – Restaurants

Although the journey from Thoothukudi to Madurai is very small, still you miss all the fun if you don’t stop for food and fun involve in that. Here are some of the restaurants located between the two cities:

  • Anjappar Chettinad A/C Restaurant No 176 A, Opposite To Rajaji Park, Palai Road, Tuticorin, Thoothukudi - 628002
  • Gowrishankar Restaurant No 54, Inside Chitra Hotel, Gin Factory Road, Melur Tuticorin, Thoothukudi
  • Annapurna Restaurant, No 9/2, Inside Soma Hotel, Perumal Kovil Street, Melur Tuticorin, Thoothukudi - 628002
  • Le Prashan Restaurant, No 264 Hotel Jony International, Near Charles Theatre Shanmugapuram, V E Road, Tuticorin Ho, Thoothukudi - 628001
  • Pallavas Restaurant No 57, Near Bank Of India, Balavinayagar Kovil Street, Tuticorin Ho, Thoothukudi - 628001
  • Madurai Residency, 15, West Marret Street Madurai, Tamil Nadu
  • Heritage Madurai, 10, Melakkal Main Road, Kochadai, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
  • Royal Court, No.4, West Veli Street, Opp: Railway Station, Madurai, TN 625001
  • The Modern Restaurant, 160, Nethaji Road, Near Meenakshi Amman Temple, Madurai

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