Kanchipuram has a railway station and is well served by trains. The Tamil Nadu state government operated transport corporation runs buses from Kanchipuram to most major towns in Tamil Nadu at regular intervals. Chennai-Bangalore expressway can be reached in about an hour and a half from the outskirts of Chennai, or four and a half hours from Bangalore. If you are traveling by car from Tirupati, it will take approximately three to four hours.
The nearest airport is the Chennai airport. From there, you can reach Kanchipuram by car or bus.
Nearest Airport: Chennai Airport - 53 kms from Kanchipuram
Tentative return flight prices to Chennai from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|Mumbai||₹ 5,137 Non-stop|
|Bengaluru||₹ 2,538 Non-stop|
|Hyderabad||₹ 3,912 Non-stop|
|Kolkata||₹ 6,773 Non-stop|
Kanchipuram is easily accessible by road from many major south Indian cities. Bus services are also available.
Kanchipuram is well connected to most major south Indian cities by train. There are connecting trains available from Chennai as well.
Three wheeler auto-rickshaws are available. There are a number of taxis that hang out just north of the bus station, east of the roundabout. If you are travelling in a large group, it is advisable to negotiate a driver for a day instead of dealing with auto rickshaws.
|Route Name||Distance||Time||More Information|
|Chennai to Kanchipuram||73.9 km||1 hour 51 mins||View Details|
|Bangalore to Kanchipuram||279 km||4 hours 25 mins||View Details|
|Hyderabad to Kanchipuram||644 km||11 hours 28 mins||View Details|
|Ernakulam to Kanchipuram||635 km||10 hours 9 mins||View Details|
|Pune to Kanchipuram||1,122 km||15 hours 57 mins||View Details|
|Mumbai to Kanchipuram||1,265 km||17 hours 57 mins||View Details|