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
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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.