There are 4 ways to get from Chennai to Arcot by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Walajah Road Junction (WJR) Mangalore Mail / ...

$5 - $17

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore

$13 - $20

Taxi  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Arcot 73.6 miles

$27 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Arcot 73.6 miles

$12 - $18

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The distance between Chennai and Arcot is 106 km. The road distance is 117.8 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Arcot without a car is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Chennai to Arcot, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Arcot is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 4 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Arcot is 118 km. It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to drive from Chennai to Arcot.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Arcot. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 66.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Arcot every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Arcot every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Arcot
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Estimated price
$27 - $35
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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