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There are 6 ways to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Alathur by train, bus, night train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore to Mannargudi 22673

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Bus  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Tanjore

Night train  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the night train from Chennai Egmore to Mannargudi 16179

Taxi  •  4h 55m

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai Egmore Station to Alathur 341.4 km

Drive  •  4h 55m

  1. Drive from Chennai Egmore Station to Alathur 341.4 km

Fly, taxi  •  3h 47m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) MAA - TRZ
  2. Take a taxi from Tiruchirapalli to Alathur
Chennai Egmore Station → Alathur
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alathur is 1800118797.

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Alathur is to train which costs ₹700 - ₹1,700 and takes 7h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Alathur is to fly and taxi which costs ₹3,900 - ₹11,000 and takes 3h 47m.

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It is 304 km from Chennai Egmore Station to Alathur. It is approximately 341.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Alathur without a car is to train which takes 7h 19m and costs ₹700 - ₹1,700.

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It takes approximately 7h 19m to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Alathur, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Alathur is to train which takes 7h 19m and costs ₹700 - ₹1,700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,500 and takes 9h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai Egmore Station to Alathur is 341 km. It takes approximately 4h 55m to drive from Chennai Egmore Station to Alathur.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Madras Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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The best way to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Madras Airport is to line 16115 train which takes 19 min and costs ₹85 - ₹550.

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Map of how to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Alathur.
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  • Distance: 304.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 19m

What companies run services between Chennai Egmore Station, India and Alathur, Tamil Nādu, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai Egmore to Mannargudi once a week. Tickets cost ₹210 - ₹1,100 and the journey takes 6h 50m. Alternatively, Parveen Travels operates a bus from Chennai to Tanjore twice daily. Tickets cost ₹625 and the journey takes 7h 25m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,900 - ₹9,500
Train operators
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 Egmore to Mannargudi
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹210 - ₹1,100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹210 - ₹280
Third AC (3A)
₹600 - ₹800
Second AC (2A)
₹850 - ₹1,100
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Chennai to Tanjore
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹625
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai Egmore Station to Alathur
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹9,000
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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