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

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Bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Kanchipuram

$3 - $5

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Train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Egmore to Tambaram
  2. Take the train from Tambaram to Chengalpattu
  3. Take the train from Chengalpattu to Kanchipuram

$2 - $26

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Taxi  •  1 h 4 min

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

$18 - $22

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram 45.8 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram is to bus which costs ₹220 - ₹380 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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

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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.

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No, there is no direct train from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram. However, there are services departing from Egmore and arriving at Kanchipuram via Tambaram and Chengalpattu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Chennai Egmore Station and Kanchipuram is 67 km. The road distance is 73.3 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 32 min and costs ₹220 - ₹380.

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

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Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Chennai station.

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

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The best way to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram is to bus which takes 2 h 32 min and costs ₹220 - ₹380. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹150 - ₹1,900 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram.
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  • Distance: 41.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 32 min

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 Egmore, Tambaram, and Chengalpattu in around 2 h 52 min.

Train operators
Chennai Suburban
Website
erail.in
Train from Egmore to Tambaram
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
chennaiepages.com
Train from Tambaram to Chengalpattu
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
$18 - $22
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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Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Kanchipuram station.

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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 73 km. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Chennai Egmore Station to Kanchipuram.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Kanchipuram. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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