Madurai travel guide

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You're Going to Love Madurai

With a population of 909,908, Madurai is a must-see destination in Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Madurai to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Madurai

Madurai in February
Estimated hotel price
C$ 68
1 night at 3-star hotel
Madurai in February
Estimated hotel price
C$ 68
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Madurai in May, when the average temperature is 32 °C, and the highest can go up to 38 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 20 °C, with an average temperature of 25 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in October, when precipitation is around 173 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Madurai, with an average rainfall of 9 mm.

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How to Get to Madurai

Plane

When flying to Madurai, you’ll arrive at Madurai (IXM), which is located 6 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Madurai from Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 62h 10m.

Plane

When flying to Madurai, you’ll arrive at Madurai (IXM), which is located 6 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Madurai from Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 62h 10m.

Airports near Madurai

Airlines serving Madurai

Air France
Good (984 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (924 reviews)
Air India
Okay (2,248 reviews)
SriLankan Airlines
Good (49 reviews)
Batik Air
Good (46 reviews)
Scoot
Good (248 reviews)
Air India Express
Good (3 reviews)
AirAsia
Good (148 reviews)
SpiceJet
Okay (66 reviews)
IndiGo
Good (340 reviews)
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Where to stay in Madurai

Average rates range from around C$ 40 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 78 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Madurai

Most booked hotels in Madurai

Jc Residency Madurai
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 74+
Astoria Hotels by Sparsa
3 stars
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
C$ 49+
Hotel Vijay
3 stars
Good (6.7, Good reviews)
C$ 18+
Hotel Supreme
3 stars
Okay (4.6, Okay reviews)
C$ 19+

Renting a car in Madurai

Expect to pay C$ 1.71 per litre in Madurai (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 20.44 and C$ 27.25.

Expect to pay C$ 1.71 per litre in Madurai (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 20.44 and C$ 27.25.