There are 5 ways to get from Chennai to Cuddalore by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus SETC  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Cuddalore

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Villianur (Vi) Ms Pdy Exp

$10 - $23

Bus RedBus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Broadway to Arakkambakkam 120E
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Cuddalore

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Cuddalore 119.5 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Cuddalore 119.5 miles

$19 - $29

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

SETC operates a bus from Chennai to Cuddalore every 3 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Cuddalore once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 26 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Chennai to Cuddalore
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tnstc.in
MTC
Bus from Broadway to Arakkambakkam
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
mtcbus.org
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Cuddalore
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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

The distance between Chennai and Cuddalore is 158 km. The road distance is 191 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Cuddalore is to bus which costs ₹400 - ₹550 and takes 3 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Chennai to Cuddalore is to taxi which takes 2 h 36 min and costs ₹3,000 - ₹3,600.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chennai and arriving at Cuddalore. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

The bus from Chennai to Cuddalore takes 3 h 19 min including transfers and departs every three hours.