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There are 5 ways to get from Chennai Central Station to Alwarpet by subway, train, bus, taxi or foot

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Metro  •  22 min

  1. Take the Metro from Chennai Central to Teynampet Corridor-1

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Bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from M.G.R Central to S.H.B 60A

3 alternative options

Line 42852 train  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 42852 train from Chennai Park Town to Mandaveli 41009 / ...

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai Central Station to Alwarpet 8.2 km

Walk  •  1h 25m

  1. Walk from Chennai Central Station to Alwarpet 7.1 km

Chennai Central Station to Alwarpet by walk and train

The journey time between Chennai Central Station and Alwarpet is around 24 min and covers a distance of around 8 km. Operated by Indian Railways, the Chennai Central Station to Alwarpet service departs from Chennai Central Station and arrives in Mandaveli. Typically 459 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

459 Weekly Services
24 min Average Duration
₹80 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Chennai Central Station to Alwarpet is to bus which costs ₹11 - ₹16 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai Central Station to Alwarpet is to taxi which costs ₹290 - ₹350 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from M.G.R Central and arriving at S.H.B. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Central and arriving at Teynampet. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The distance between Chennai Central Station and Alwarpet is 6 km.

The best way to get from Chennai Central Station to Alwarpet without a car is to Metro which takes 22 min and costs ₹21 - ₹35.

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The Metro from Chennai Central to Teynampet takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Chennai Central Station to Alwarpet bus services, operated by MTC, depart from M.G.R Central station.

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Chennai Central Station to Alwarpet train services, operated by Chennai Metro Rail Limited, depart from Chennai Central station.

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The best way to get from Chennai Central Station to Alwarpet is to line 42852 train which takes 24 min and costs ₹80 - ₹550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹11 - ₹16 and takes 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Chennai Central Station to Alwarpet.
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  • Distance: 6.1 km
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Chennai Central Station, India and Alwarpet, India?

Chennai Metro Rail Limited operates a vehicle from Chennai Central to Teynampet every 10 minutes. Tickets cost ₹21 - ₹35 and the journey takes 13 min. Alternatively, MTC operates a bus from M.G.R Central to S.H.B every 4 hours. Tickets cost ₹11 - ₹16 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
Chennai Metro Rail Limited
Phone
+91 44 23792000
Email
chennaimetrorail@cmrl.in
Website
chennaimetrorail.org
Subway from Chennai Central to Teynampet
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₹21 - ₹35
Schedules at
chennaimetrorail.org
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Chennai Park Town to Mandaveli
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₹80 - ₹550
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
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Sleeper Class
₹80 - ₹110
Third AC (3A)
₹310 - ₹390
Second AC (2A)
₹420 - ₹550
Bus operators
MTC
Phone
+91 9445030516, 044 23455888
Email
mtc.chtwo@gems.vsnl.net.in
Website
mtcbus.tn.gov.in
Bus from M.G.R Central to S.H.B
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹11 - ₹16
Schedules at
mtcbus.tn.gov.in
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai Central Station to Alwarpet
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
₹290 - ₹350
Tenride
Phone
+91 94 99 97 36 69
Website
tenride.com
Drop Taxi
Phone
+91 79 99 22 20 00
Website
droptaxi.in
Chennai Taxi
Phone
+91 89 39 33 40 40
Website
chennaitaxiservice.com

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Chennai Central Station to Alwarpet bus services, operated by MTC, arrive at S.H.B station.

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Chennai Central Station to Alwarpet train services, operated by Chennai Metro Rail Limited, arrive at Teynampet station.

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