Madurai is an ancient city on the banks of River Vaigai. It has a rich historical and cultural heritage. The city has hosted gatherings of Tamil writers and poets for hundreds of years. And it has remained a major centre for Tamil culture and learning. Those looking to visit this place from Bangalore, can book a cab from Bangalore Wheels and enjoy an exciting road trip.
Madurai is popular as the Temple City of India. It has many magnificent temples known for their colourful gopurams (towering gateways) with intricate carvings. Meenakshi Temple is the most famous among them. It is a Hindu temple of Goddess Meenakshi (a form of Parvati). And it attracts pilgrims and tourists alike, from all over the globe.
Bangalore to Madurai distance is 436 km. And a drive from Bangalore to Madurai by road would be a refreshing getaway with a Bangalore to Madurai Car Rental. The trip takes about 8 hours. The city is known not only for temples but also for textiles and handicrafts. And you must check the delicious idli and dosa of Madurai too.
Enjoy prime transportation, thanks to Bangalore to Madurai car rental service. Book a car from Bangalore Wheels that meets your needs from our diverse fleet. One of the best car rental companies in Bangalore, we offer vehicles from top brands at competitive rates. Choose from the below list of vehicle types for your Madurai tour:
Your Car Rental Options from Bangalore to Madurai
Choose a hatchback car rental from Bangalore Wheels for peace of mind, easy handling and to save money as you travel. Not only are you saving money with a hatchback hire car, you’ll also find it much easier to park.
Toyota Innova from Bangalore to Madurai car rental service is a great option for family vacations. It offers much more seating and luggage space, allowing you to carry more with you during your travels.
Hit the road in a car that’s large enough to accommodate your belongings and also provides great gas mileage. A Sedan car hire from Bangalore Wheels offers plenty of room for you and your luggage during your trip to Madurai.
Book an SUV from Bangalore to Madurai car rental service that provides ultimate levels of comfort and safety during your road trip to Madurai. Treat yourself to an extraordinary drive with an SUV rental.
A Tempo Traveller rental from Bangalore Wheels is the perfect option for a family or group in need of comfortable transportation. The roomy interior provides an ideal road trip setting with plenty of legroom and baggage space.
Book a Mini Bus from Bangalore to Madurai car rental service to transport large items or large groups for any type of road trip. Plus it’s easier to keep track of your whole party if you don’t split up into separate cars.
What to expect with Bangalore Wheels
- Pickup from your doorstep in Bangalore
- No hidden fees in your Bangalore to Madurai car rental fee
- Affordable prices along with break up of charges in detail
- Any additional charges and night charges applicable will be mentioned in the itinerary
- Vehicles in excellent condition
- Friendly and Supportive customer service
- Well experienced and well mannered drivers
- Flexibility in operating hours
Why book with Us?
- Choose from our diverse fleet of vehicle options in Bengaluru
- Easy to use online booking option available
- No cancellation charges upto 48 hrs
- Easy to book Bangalore to Madurai Car Rental service
- 24/7 customer support
Price / Tariff / Packages
2 Days Bangalore to Madurai Car Rental Package
|Vehicle Option||Duration||Kms Included||Package Cost|
|Tata Indica||2 Days||1100 km||₹ 12100|
|Swift Dzire||2 Days||1100 km||₹ 13200|
|Toyota Etios||2 Days||1100 km||₹ 13200|
|Chevrolet Tavera||2 Days||1100 km||₹ 14300|
|Toyota Innova||2 Days||1100 km||₹ 16500|
|Tempo Traveller (9 -12 Seater)||2 Days||1100 km||₹ 19150|
|Tempo Traveller (13 – 14 Seater)||2 Days||1100 km||₹ 20250|
|Mini Bus (18 – 20 Seater)||2 Days||1100 km||Price on request|
|Bus (49 Seater)||2 Days||1100 km||Price on request|
3 Days Bangalore to Madurai Car Rental Package
|Vehicle Option||Duration||Kms Included||Package Cost|
|Tata Indica||3 Days||1250 km||₹ 13900|
|Swift Dzire||3 Days||1250 km||₹ 15150|
|Toyota Etios||3 Days||1250 km||₹ 15150|
|Chevrolet Tavera||3 Days||1250 km||₹ 16400|
|Toyota Innova||3 Days||1250 km||₹ 18900|
|Tempo Traveller (9 -12 Seater)||3 Days||1250 km||₹ 21950|
|Tempo Traveller (13 – 14 Seater)||3 Days||1250 km||₹ 23200|
|Mini Bus (18 – 20 Seater)||3 Days||1250 km||Price on request|
|Bus (49 Seater)||3 Days||1250 km||Price on request|
Multi Day Bengaluru to Madurai Car Rental Tariff
|Vehicle Option||Price / Km||Driver Bata|
|Tata Indica||₹ 10||300|
|Swift Dzire||₹ 11||300|
|Toyota Etios||₹ 11||300|
|Chevrolet Tavera||₹ 12||300|
|Toyota Innova||₹ 14||300|
|Tempo Traveller (9 -12 Seater)||₹ 16||350|
|Tempo Traveller (13 – 14 Seater)||₹ 17||350|
|Mini Bus (18 – 20 Seater)||₹ 28||400|
|Bus (49 Seater)||₹ 38||750|
One Way / Drop Only Car Rental from Bangalore to Madurai
|Vehicle Option||Seating Capacity||One Way Fare|
|Hatchback | Tata Indica||4 + 1||₹ 8250|
|Sedan | Swift Dzire, Etios||4 + 1||₹ 9250|
|SUV / Toyota Innova||7 + 1||₹ 13000|
Bangalore to Madurai Traffic Information
Much of the Bangalore to Madurai road trip is via NH 44. This six-lane highway is a pleasure to ride with a private cab from Bangalore Wheels as you get outside the crowded roads of Bangalore and its suburbs.
The most convenient Bangalore to Madurai car route is via Hosur, Salem and Dindigul. As you leave Hosur, a scenic road surrounded by hills will accompany you. And you can enjoy a smooth cruise on the highway with a Bangalore to Madurai Car rental. The total length of the route is 436 km. And it should take you about 8 hours to reach Madurai.
The road condition is excellent in most of the parts. And you have numerous restaurants and snacks outlets by the highway to stopover.
Sightseeing destinations in Madurai
Madurai, the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu is known for its ancient temples including the famous Meenakshi temple. Below are some of the popular places to visit in Madurai during your road trip from Bangalore with a Bangalore Wheels rental cab:
1. Meenakshi Temple
Meenakshi Temple is the must visit place in Madurai during your road trip from Bangalore via Bangalore to Madurai car rental service. The temple has two main shrines. One is dedicated to Goddess Meenakshi and the other one to Lord Shiva. The temple complex has 14 towers and 4,500 pillars in total. It has a 1,000-pillar hall, a temple art museum and a holy golden-lotus tank.
2. Thirumalai Nayak Mahal
This palace complex is built in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. The massive white pillars and high arches are among the most striking features of the palace. The main palace building, Swargavilasa, has the courtyard and the dancing hall as its prime attractions. A sound and light show is hosted daily in the evenings.
3. Saint Mary’s Cathedral
Book a cab from Bangalore to Madurai car rental service to reach Saint Mary’s Cathedral which is officially called the Church of Our Lady of Dolours. It was built in 1841 and later expanded in its present Gothic style of architecture. The construction was completed in 1916. The building features two tall bell towers and stained-glass work.
4. Kazimar Big Mosque
Also known as Kazimar Periya Pallivasal, Kazimar Big Mosque is the oldest mosque in Madurai. The mosque has a magnificent maqbara. The dargah of all Madurai hazrats is also in this mosque. It holds significant religious importance. And pilgrims from many parts of the country and world visit it.
5. Gandhi Memorial Museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum is one of the must visit places in Madurai during your trip via Bangalore Wheels. The museum is divided into three sections. One gallery has illustrative panels showing snippets from the freedom movement. Another gallery provides a glimpse into the life of Mahatma Gandhi. It has photos, manuscripts and selected letters. The third gallery has artefacts and replicas of different items used by Mahatma Gandhi.
What to do in Madurai
Madurai has many other beautiful temples apart from Meenakshi Temple that you can visit with a Bangalore to Madurai car rental. Some of the must-visit ones are ISKCON Temple, Kallazhagar Temple, Koodal Azhagar Temple, Mariamman Teppakulam Temple and Thirupparamkunram Murugan Temple.
Once you’re done with temple-hopping, visit Pudhu Mandapam for some shopping. This lively shopping complex is set amidst the massive stone pillars of the Meenakshi Temple complex. You will find clothes, toys, brassware and many other daily-use items and souvenirs. Madurai also has a banana market. You’ll find different varieties of bananas here.
With a private cab from Bangalore Wheels, you can also take a tour of Vilachery Pottery Village. The artisans here craft small idols, dolls and other things out of clay. They create colourful sculptures for various festivals. You can find a collection of painted mud horses at Karuppasamy Temple in the nearby village.
And if you are looking for some hiking activities, check out the Jain caves there. The trail, having hundreds of steps up the rocky granite hill, begins behind Karuppasamy Temple. From the top, you’ll see ancient rock-cut sculptures and a panoramic view of the area.
Another thing to do in Madurai is to check out the lip-smacking delicacies of the city. It is known for its spongy idlis and crispy dosas. Some other dishes worth trying are kothu parotta and biryani. For dessert, Kalkandu Sadam, Paruthi Paal or Halwa can be among your choices. Also, try the cool Elaneer Sharbat to cut down the heat.
Bangalore is the Silicon Valley of India. But it is also a charming city that has a lot more to offer. There are many popular places to visit in Bangalore that include its architectural monuments, adventure parks, and sprawling gardens for relaxation. And apart from the blend of historical places and modern facilities, it also offers entertaining getaways to nearby cities like Madurai.
So, book a Bangalore to Madurai car rental, and embark on the journey to explore the culture and tradition of Madurai. Winter (November – February) is the best season to plan such trips.
As you make your travel plans for Madurai from Bangalore, let Bangalore Wheels provide you with a rental car of your choice. We offer excellent customer service and a fantastic fleet of vehicles. At Bangalore to Madurai car rental service, we are confident our fleet has a vehicle to fit your needs during your visit. Let us find a car to help you enjoy your visit!