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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  2 h 38 min

$15 - $19

Cheapest option

Train Indian Railways, taxi  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Kanyakumari Exp / ...

$12 - $26

3 alternative options

Train, taxi via Kanchipuram  •  4 h 27 min

$22 - $28

Taxi  •  2 h 24 min

  1. 102.3 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. 102.3 miles

$16 - $24

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

There is no direct connection from Chennai Central Station to Melmalayanur. However, you can take the bus to Tindivanam then take the taxi to Melmalayanur. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Egmore, take the walk to Chennai Egmore (MS), take the train to Tindivanam (TMV), then take the taxi to Melmalayanur.

Train operators
Chennai Suburban
Website
erail.in
Train from Chennai Park to Chengalpattu
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
chennaiepages.com
Train from Chengalpattu to Kanchipuram
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
chennaiepages.com
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Chennai to Tindivanam
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tindivanam to Melmalayanur
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$10 - $13

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chennai Central Station and Melmalayanur is 122 km. The road distance is 164 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chennai Central Station to Melmalayanur is to bus and taxi which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,400 and takes 2 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Chennai Central Station to Melmalayanur is to taxi which takes 2 h 24 min and costs ₹2,500 - ₹3,100.

It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Chennai Central Station to Melmalayanur, including transfers.