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How to Reach Kanchipuram

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.

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How to Reach Kanchipuram by Flight

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:

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Starting City Return price (approximate)
Mumbai ₹ 8,611 Non-stop Check
New Delhi ₹ 7,600 Non-stop Check
Bengaluru ₹ 2,617 Non-stop Check
Hyderabad ₹ 3,820 Non-stop Check
Kolkata ₹ 10,592 Check
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How to Reach Kanchipuram by Road

Kanchipuram is easily accessible by road from many major south Indian cities. Bus services are also available.

How to Reach Kanchipuram by Train

Kanchipuram is well connected to most major south Indian cities by train. There are connecting trains available from Chennai as well.

Local Transport in Kanchipuram

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.

Most Frequently Searched Routes to Kanchipuram

Route Name Distance Time
Chennai to Kanchipuram 73.9 km 1 hour 51 mins
Bangalore to Kanchipuram 279 km 4 hours 25 mins
Hyderabad to Kanchipuram 644 km 11 hours 28 mins
Ernakulam to Kanchipuram 635 km 10 hours 9 mins
Pune to Kanchipuram 1,122 km 15 hours 57 mins
Mumbai to Kanchipuram 1,265 km 17 hours 57 mins


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