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

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Fly to Gauhati, taxi  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Gauhati (GAU) MAA - GAU
  2. Take a taxi from Gauhati to Cherrapunji

$130 - $440

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Train, taxi via Kamakhya (KYQ)  •  47h 54m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Kamakhya (KYQ) Tvc - Scl Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Kamakhya (KYQ) to Cherrapunji

$79 - $100

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Fly to Silchar, taxi  •  12h

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Silchar (IXS) MAA - IXS
  2. Take a taxi from Silchar to Cherrapunji

$170 - $555

Fly to Shillong, taxi  •  8h 50m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Shillong (SHL) MAA - SHL
  2. Take a taxi from Shillong to Cherrapunji

$146 - $581

Train, taxi  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the train from Perambur (PER) to New Karimganj (NKMG) Bnc-Agtl Humsafar Exp
  2. Take a taxi from New Karimganj (NKMG) to Cherrapunji

$85 - $120

Drive  •  35h 22m

  1. Drive from Chennai to Cherrapunji 1527.7 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Cherrapunji is to train and taxi which costs ₹5,500 - ₹7,500 and takes 47h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Cherrapunji is to fly and taxi which costs ₹9,500 - ₹33,000 and takes 6h 51m.

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The distance between Chennai and Cherrapunji is 1810 km. The road distance is 2444.3 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Cherrapunji without a car is to train and taxi which takes 47h 54m and costs ₹5,500 - ₹7,500.

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It takes approximately 6h 51m to get from Chennai to Cherrapunji, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Gauhati Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Cherrapunji is 2444 km. It takes approximately 35h 22m to drive from Chennai to Cherrapunji.

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

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There are 27+ hotels available in Cherrapunji. Prices start at $24 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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Map of how to get from Chennai to Cherrapunji.
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  • Distance: 1131 miles
  • Duration: 6h 51m

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

There is no direct connection from Chennai to Cherrapunji. However, you can take the train to Tirusulam, take the walk to Madras airport, fly to Gauhati, then take the taxi to Cherrapunji. Alternatively, you can take the train to Tirusulam, take the walk to Madras airport, fly to Silchar, then take the taxi to Cherrapunji.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Madras to Shillong via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Madras to Shillong via Port Blair, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Madras to Shillong via Colombo, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $10,000
Flights from Madras to Shillong via Visakhapatnam, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Madras to Shillong via Hyderabad, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Madras to Shillong via Pune, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Bengaluru, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Mumbai, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Bengaluru, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Mumbai, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Delhi, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Madras to Shillong via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Madras to Shillong via Visakhapatnam, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Madras to Shillong via Hyderabad, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Madras to Shillong via Pune, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Air Deccan
Flights from Madras to Shillong via Kolkata, Agartala
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Madras to Shillong via Gauhati, Agartala
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Gauhati to Cherrapunji
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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