Vedanthangal is well connected to the rest of India only via roadways. Regular bus services ply to and fro the city of Vedanthangal, owing to its popularity as a wildlife haven, and the buses being operated both by private and government owners, especially the Tamil Nadu State Road Transport Corporation. There is no direct flight or rail connectivity, however, to Dhamtari. Approximately 65 km away is the Chennai International Airport, which is the nearest airport that connects Vedanthangal via airways to the rest of India. The nearest railway station, regarding local connections, is the Chengalpattu station, barely 25 km away from Vedanthangal. Broad rail connections wise, Chennai is the nearest rail stop, which is approximately 88 km away from Vedanthangal.
How to reach Vedanthangal by flight
The closest airport is Chennai, from where you can hire taxis or can ride the bus according to your convenience.
Nearest Airport: Chennai Airport
- 61 kms from Vedanthangal
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How to reach Vedanthangal by road
Vedanthangal is merely 30 km from the main city of Chennai. Buses are available from Chengalpattu and Chennai.
How to reach Vedanthangal by train
Chengalpattu Railway Station lies at a distance of 26 km from Vedanthangal and is the nearest railway station. Local trains from different parts of Tamil Nadu pass through this station. The major railhead is located at Chennai which is connected to all major cities in India. Those who arrive by trains can take buses or taxis from Chennai Railway Station to reach Vedanthangal.
Local transport in Vedanthangal
The bird sanctuary is not very big and the town can be covered by rickshaws. You can take a bus or cab to get here from various locations.