There are 5 ways to get from Chennai to Cherrapunji by plane, taxi, train or car

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Fly to Gauhati, taxi  •  6 h 46 min

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

$130 - $445

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

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

$80 - $100

3 alternative options

Fly to Silchar, taxi  •  10 h 15 min

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

$180 - $625

Train, taxi  •  2 days 11 h

  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

$90 - $120

Drive  •  35 h 22 min

  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 47 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Cherrapunji is to fly and taxi which costs ₹9,000 - ₹33,000 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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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 47 h 54 min and costs ₹5,500 - ₹7,500.

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min 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 2 h 40 min.

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

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Jet Airways, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Gauhati Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Cherrapunji. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Cherrapunji.
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  • Distance: 1131 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 46 min

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
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Bengaluru, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Mumbai, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Delhi, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Bengaluru, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Gauhati to Cherrapunji
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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