How to Reach Thiruvannamalai

Thiruvannamalai can't be reached directly via airways. Chennai International Airport is the closest airport. Many trains come to Thiruvannamalai railway station on a frequent basis. TNSTC Bus Service is also available for Thiruvannamalai. Many private buses also take you to Thiruvannamalai.
The long Puducherry-Krishnagiri Highway passes through the city of Thiruvannamalai, so it enables the travellers to reach Thiruvannamalai easily.

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Most frequently searched routes to Thiruvannamalai

Route Name Distance Time
Chennai to Thiruvannamalai 194 km 3 hours 44 mins
Bangalore to Thiruvannamalai 203 km 4 hours 14 mins
Hyderabad to Thiruvannamalai 770 km 12 hours 9 mins
Ernakulam to Thiruvannamalai 509 km 8 hours 44 mins
Mysore to Thiruvannamalai 339 km 6 hours 29 mins
Mumbai to Thiruvannamalai 1,189 km 17 hours 46 mins

How to reach Thiruvannamalai by flight

Since Thiruvannamalai has no airport, Chennai International Airport is the closest airport to Thiruvannamalai. There are no direct flights available to reach Thiruvannamalai, but if you are coming from any major city, Chennai International Airport is your best spot to deboard. You can hire a taxi from the airport to travel to Thiruvannamalai.

Nearest Airport: Chennai Airport - 146 kms from Thiruvannamalai

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Tentative return flight prices to Chennai Airport from major cities in India.

Starting city Return price (approx)
Mumbai ₹ 6,149 Non-stop View
New Delhi ₹ 8,519 Non-stop View
Bengaluru ₹ 3,215 Non-stop View
Hyderabad ₹ 3,775 Non-stop View
Kolkata ₹ 9,547 View

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How to reach Thiruvannamalai by road

Thiruvannamalai is well-connected to various cities of Tamil Nadu through roadways. It is very easy to reach Thiruvannamalai by car or bus. If you are driving your car or have hired a taxi, it is best to take the national highway to reach Thiruvannamalai sooner. Puducherry-Krishnagiri Highway or NH 66 makes it quicker to reach Thiruvannamalai. TNSTC helps to connect one part of Tamil Nadu to other through its bus service. So, you can ride a bus as well to reach Thiruvannamalai.

How to reach Thiruvannamalai by train

Thiruvannamalai has its own railway station. Even though Thiruvannamalai doesn't have a major railway station, it has good connectivity with various South Indian cities. Cities like Chennai, Tirupati, Vellore, Puducherry and Madurai are connected to Thiruvannamalai through railways.

Local transport in Thiruvannamalai

Bicycles and two wheelers are available on rent. Auto rickshaws and buses are easily available and are the local mode of transport.

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