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MDU/Madurai Junction (6 PFs)
மதுரை சந்திப்பு     मदुरै जंक्शन

Track: Double Electric-Line

Jn. Pt. DG/BDNK/VPT/MNM, West Veli Street, M Ph No: 0452-2743799, 2741597, Madurai 625001
State: Tamil Nadu

Elevation: 139 m above sea level
Zone: SR/Southern   Division: Madurai
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Type of Station: Junction
Number of Platforms: 6
Number of Halting Trains: 68
Number of Originating Trains: 19
Number of Terminating Trains: 19
Rating: 3.8/5 (150 votes)
cleanliness - good (19)
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food - good (19)
transportation - good (18)
lodging - good (19)
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Auto/Taxi/Bus
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Aug 30 2016 (18:43)   MDU/Madurai Junction (6 PFs)

Railfan Z*^~   11559 blog posts   2583 correct pred (84% accurate)
Entry# 1976531            Tags   Past Edits
Quick guide for Kodaikanal bound tourists from MDU.
1) Exit from the station. Walk ahead. Take a right turn.
2) Walk to the traffic signal to reach Periyar bus-stand.
3) Take a local bus to Arapalayam bus stand. Bus#48 is one of them. It'd take 15 minutes and Rs.9/- in the bus.
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From Arapalayam bus stand, take the bus to Kodaikanal, it'd take 3.5-4 hrs and Rs. 62/- for the journey.
5) In return, the last direct bus to MDU from Kodaikanal is at around 17:15. So DO NOT plan a departure later than that.
6) In case you get late, you can get a Dindigul bound bus to Batlagundu (from where you can change for MDU) but even that service isn't available after 19:30.

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Apr 25 2017 (18:53)
Railfan Z*^~   11559 blog posts   2583 correct pred (84% accurate)
Re# 1976531-1            Tags   Past Edits
Bus timings to Kodai and other places. Time your train travel according to these.

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Jun 27 2017 (17:24)
Explorer   36 blog posts   1 correct pred (25% accurate)
Re# 1976531-2            Tags   Past Edits
Good info,
do you have timings of buses from kodaikanal to madurai in afternoon, as per your info the last bus to madurai is at 17.15 however in the chart the last bus is at 19.15 so guess this is the arrival time of this bus at madurai.
Is it possible to get a seat in madurai in morning on sunday between 7-9 am at madurai and at kodaikanal between 3 and 5 pm on sunday. Planning to go in mid july

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Jun 27 2017 (18:53)
Railfan Z*^~   11559 blog posts   2583 correct pred (84% accurate)
Re# 1976531-3            Tags   Past Edits
It is totally possible, you just need to be quick and board the bus as soon as it arrives.
I went there on long weekends, and managed to get a seat. So not that tough.

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Jun 27 2017 (18:54)
Railfan Z*^~   11559 blog posts   2583 correct pred (84% accurate)
Re# 1976531-4            Tags   Past Edits
The 7PM departure bus from Kodai may or may not be available. Suggest you to depart before 5.
Also from Kodai, getting a seat is easier.

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Jun 28 2017 (15:36)
Obi Wan has taught you well~   3033 blog posts   1454 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1976531-5            Tags   Past Edits
How are the buses driven??? is it safe or are they too rash??
also, is reservation allowed???

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Jul 03 2017 (12:06)
Railfan Z*^~   11559 blog posts   2583 correct pred (84% accurate)
Re# 1976531-6            Tags   Past Edits
Not too rash, the drivers are pretty experienced.
Reservation is on spot, advance reservation isn't allowed in my knowledge.
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Sightseeing
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Jul 02 2017 (07:36)   MDU/Madurai Junction (6 PFs)

haiannejaya   1 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 2339341            Tags   Past Edits
If u r planning to visit kanya kumari from Madurai depending ur schedule, u can try current reservation on trains going towards nagercoil.
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General
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May 25 2016 (10:50)   MDU/Madurai Junction (6 PFs)

ravoof45   10 blog posts
Entry# 1863265            Tags   Past Edits
AC waiting room is available on Platform Num 1 for Rs 10 per person per hour. It is full all the time.
It is good and clean.
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Lodging
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Mar 25 2016 (22:39)   MDU/Madurai Junction (6 PFs)

Ankit Sharma~   2216 blog posts   241 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 1779455            Tags   Past Edits
AC waiting hall available at PF#1 at 10 rs per hour .
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Oct 05 2016 (23:52)   MDU/Madurai Junction (6 PFs)

akku~   868 blog posts   633 correct pred (82% accurate)
Entry# 2012777            Tags   Past Edits
Very strong and stable free internet by railwire at Madurai Railway station

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May 23 2017 (07:23)
Prometh Suresh~   435 blog posts   513 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2012777-1            Tags   Past Edits
Railwire Wi-Fi facility?

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May 23 2017 (12:49)
GZB WAP5 with Mysore Shatabdi^~   10558 blog posts   15683 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 2012777-2            Tags   Past Edits
Yes. Its working good. Checked it out at SBC.

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May 23 2017 (19:54)
akku~   868 blog posts   633 correct pred (82% accurate)
Re# 2012777-3            Tags   Past Edits
yes
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