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There are 4 ways to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore to Kanchipuram Msb Tmlp Local / ...

₹18 - ₹110

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Kanchipuram

₹586 - ₹799

Taxi  •  1h 4m

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram 73.7 km

₹1,300 - ₹1,700

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram 73.7 km

₹550 - ₹850

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram is to train which costs ₹18 - ₹110 and takes 2h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram is to taxi which costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,700 and takes 1h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Egmore and arriving at Kanchipuram. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 23m.

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The distance between Chennai Egmore Station and Kanchipuram is 66 km. The road distance is 73.7 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram without a car is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs ₹18 - ₹110.

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The train from Chennai Egmore to Kanchipuram takes 2h 23m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram train services, operated by Chennai Suburban, depart from Chennai Egmore station.

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The best way to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs ₹18 - ₹110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 3h 33m.

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Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram train services, operated by Chennai Suburban, arrive at Kanchipuram station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram is 74 km. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram.

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  • Distance: 66.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 23m

What companies run services between Chennai Egmore Station, India and Kanchipuram, India?

Chennai Suburban operates a train from Chennai Egmore to Kanchipuram every 4 hours. Tickets cost ₹18 - ₹60 and the journey takes 2h 23m. Indian Railways also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Kanchipuram every 4 hours. Tickets cost ₹550 - ₹750 and the journey takes 2h 15m.

Train operators
Chennai Suburban
Website
erail.in
Train from Chennai Egmore to Kanchipuram
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹18 - ₹60
Schedules at
chennailocaltrain.com
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 Kanchipuram
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹95 - ₹110
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Kanchipuram
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹750
Book at
Redbus
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
₹1,300 - ₹1,700
Savaari Car Rentals Private Limited
Phone
+91 95 66 63 33 35
Website
savaari.com
Karthik Travels
Phone
+91 44 24 62 22 22
Website
karthiktravels.com
Drop Taxi
Phone
+91 79 99 22 20 00
Website
droptaxi.in

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