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

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Recommended option

Train Indian Railways  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Sholinghur (SHU) Lalbagh Exp / ...

$1 - $14

3 alternative options

Train via Chengalpattu  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Fort to Chengalpattu
  2. Take the train from Chengalpattu to Tirumalpur

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Bānavaram 62.9 miles

$26 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Bānavaram 62.9 miles

$10 - $15

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Bānavaram twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
Chennai Suburban
Website
erail.in
Train from Chennai Fort to Chengalpattu
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
chennaiepages.com
Train from Chengalpattu to Tirumalpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
chennaiepages.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Bānavaram
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Estimated price
$26 - $31
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

How far is it from Chennai to Bānavaram?

The distance between Chennai and Bānavaram is 86 km. The road distance is 101 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chennai to Bānavaram?

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Bānavaram is to train which costs ₹600 - ₹800 and takes 3 h 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chennai to Bānavaram?

The quickest way to get from Chennai to Bānavaram is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs ₹110 - ₹950.

Is there a direct train between Chennai and Bānavaram?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Central (MAS) and arriving at Sholinghur (SHU). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

How long does it take to get from Chennai to Bānavaram?

The train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Sholinghur (SHU) takes 1 h 13 min including transfers and departs twice daily.