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

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Train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Puducherry (PDY) Ms Pdy Exp / ...

$7 - $20

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Pondicherry

$11 - $16

Taxi  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Auroville 103.4 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Auroville 103.4 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Auroville is to bus which costs ₹750 - ₹1,200 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Auroville is to taxi which takes 2 h 19 min and costs ₹2,600 - ₹3,100.

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The distance between Chennai and Auroville is 131 km. The road distance is 165 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Chennai to Auroville, including transfers.

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Auroville once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Auroville every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

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