How to Reach Chennai

Chennai is well connected with major cities in the country through rail, air and road. Chennai is also well connected to both national and international cities via the Chennai International Airport. From the airport, the cheapest way to the city is by taking the suburban train into the city which only costs Rs 12. The suburban train connects you to Chennai Central and Egmore, the two main passenger train stations.

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Route Name Distance Time
Delhi to Chennai 2,201 km 1 day 9 hours
Bangalore to Chennai 349 km 6 hours 1 min
Hyderabad to Chennai 627 km 10 hours 19 mins
Pune to Chennai 1,192 km 17 hours 33 mins
Mumbai to Chennai 1,335 km 19 hours 33 mins
Ernakulam to Chennai 687 km 11 hours 29 mins
Alleppey to Chennai 740 km 12 hours 39 mins
Varanasi to Chennai 1,854 km 1 day 8 hours
Goa to Chennai 915 km 14 hours 8 mins
Munnar to Chennai 586 km 10 hours 22 mins
Kolkata to Chennai 1,670 km 1 day 3 hours
Chandigarh to Chennai 2,429 km 1 day 12 hours
Jodhpur to Chennai 2,301 km 1 day 10 hours
Ahmedabad to Chennai 1,848 km 1 day 3 hours
Jaipur to Chennai 2,181 km 1 day 9 hours
Coorg to Chennai 577 km 10 hours 22 mins
Wayanad to Chennai 614 km 10 hours 53 mins
Gurgaon to Chennai 2,205 km 1 day 9 hours
Agra to Chennai 1,957 km 1 day 6 hours
Amritsar to Chennai 2,633 km 1 day 15 hours
Udaipur to Chennai 2,078 km 1 day 7 hours
Shimla to Chennai 2,528 km 1 day 15 hours
Srinagar to Chennai 3,023 km 2 days 0 hours
Manali to Chennai 2,722 km 1 day 20 hours

How to reach Chennai by flight

The Chennai international airport is only 7 km away from the city centre. It has two terminals, Anna International Airport and the Kamaraj Domestic Terminal. Most domestic and International airline carriers have direct flights to the Anna International Airport while all Domestic airlines operate at the Kamaraj Domestic Terminal. From the airport, the cheapest way to the city is by taking the suburban train into the city which only costs Rs 12. The suburban train connects you to Chennai Central and Egmore, the two main passenger train stations.
There are pre-paid Taxi booths, from where you can hire a Taxi to commute to the city from the Airport. If you are looking for a cheaper alternative then there are Rickshaws.

Nearest Airport: Chennai Airport

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Local transport in Chennai

This city has it all- cabs, buses, an extensive suburban rail system, taxis. You can even walk around the city If you've got the time, patience and strength. The city also has Ola and Uber services.

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