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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Kanchipuram

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Mambalam to Chengalpattu Ms Mangalore Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Chengalpattu to Kanchipuram

$2 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram 45.8 miles

$19 - $23

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram 45.8 miles

$7 - $11

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

SETC operates a bus from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram via Mambalam and Chengalpattu in around 3 h 3 min.

Train operators
Chennai Suburban
Website
erail.in
Train from Mambalam to Chengalpattu
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 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 Kanchipuram
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Yellow Taxi
Phone
+91 44 26 54 26 26
Website
yellowcalltaxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 44 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chennai Egmore Station and Kanchipuram is 67 km. The road distance is 73 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram is to train which costs ₹140 - ₹1,100 and takes 3 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram is to taxi which takes 1 h 4 min and costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,600.

No, there is no direct bus from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram. However, there are services departing from Egmore and arriving at Kanchipuram via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram, including transfers.