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There are 6 ways to get from Chennai to Anantapur by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Anantapur (ATP) Mas-Snsi Exp

$10 - $19

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Bus  •  11h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Ananthapur

$8 - $11

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Taxi  •  5h 52m

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Anantapur 252 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  5h 52m

  1. Drive from Chennai to Anantapur 252 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Bengaluru, train  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Bengaluru (BLR) MAA - BLR
  2. Take the train from Yelahanka Junction (YNK) to Anantapur (ATP)

$26 - $126

Fly to Cuddapah, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Cuddapah (CDP) MAA - CDP
  2. Take the train from Yerraguntla (YA) to Anantapur (ATP)

$42 - $316

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Anantapur is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹850 and takes 11h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Anantapur is to taxi which costs ₹6,000 - ₹7,500 and takes 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chennai to Anantapur. However, there are services departing from Periyer Bridge and arriving at Ananthapur via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Central (MAS) and arriving at Anantapur (ATP). Services depart once a week, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 9h 28m.

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The distance between Chennai and Anantapur is 338 km. The road distance is 403.2 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Anantapur without a car is to train which takes 9h 28m and costs ₹700 - ₹1,400.

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The train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Anantapur (ATP) takes 9h 28m including transfers and departs once a week.

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Chennai to Anantapur bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Chennai station.

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Chennai to Anantapur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chennai Central (MAS) station.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Anantapur is to train which takes 9h 28m and costs ₹700 - ₹1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹600 - ₹850 and takes 11h 1m.

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  • Distance: 211.3 miles
  • Duration: 9h 28m

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Anantapur, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Anantapur once a week. Tickets cost $10 - $19 and the journey takes 9h 28m. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Anantapur twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 9h 45m.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $220
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Trans Euro Air
Flights from Madras to Cuddapah
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Anantapur (ATP)
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $19
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Train from Yelahanka Junction (YNK) to Anantapur (ATP)
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Yerraguntla (YA) to Anantapur (ATP)
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Anantapur
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Yellow Taxi
Phone
+91 44 26 54 26 26
Website
yellowcalltaxi.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 44 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Bengaluru Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Chennai to Anantapur bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Ananthapur station.

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Chennai to Anantapur train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Anantapur (ATP) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Anantapur is 403 km. It takes approximately 5h 52m to drive from Chennai to Anantapur.

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Air India Limited, AirAsia India, Spicejet and two other airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Bengaluru Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Anantapur. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs ₹8.

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