There are 4 ways to get from Chennai to Auroville by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Villianur (VI) Ms-Pdy Exp

$6 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Pondicherry

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Auroville 103.4 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Auroville 103.4 miles

$16 - $25

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The distance between Chennai and Auroville is 131 km. The road distance is 165.5 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Auroville without a car is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Chennai to Auroville, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Auroville is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 29 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Auroville is 165 km. It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to drive from Chennai to Auroville.

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There are 379+ hotels available in Auroville. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Auroville.
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  • Distance: 81.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Auroville, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Auroville once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $14 and the journey takes 3 h 36 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Auroville every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

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