There are 7 ways to get from Chennai to Gangaikondacholapuram by train, bus, night train, taxi, car or plane

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

Train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Ltt Karaikal Exp / ...

$5 - $19

6 alternative options

Bus via Chidambaram  •  7 h 36 min

  1. 120E

$16 - $23

Bus  •  8 h 3 min

$13 - $19

Night train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Rameswaram Exp / ...

$5 - $19

Taxi  •  3 h 35 min

  1. 159.6 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. 159.6 miles

$26 - $40

Fly, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. MAA - TRZ

$29 - $141

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Gangaikondacholapuram 3 times a day. Tickets cost $4 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chennai to Gangaikondacholapuram via Arakkambakkam, Chennai, and Chidambaram in around 7 h 36 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $210
Train operators
Bus operators
MTC
Bus from Broadway to Arakkambakkam
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
mtcbus.org
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Kumbakonam
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Gangaikondacholapuram
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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 Gangaikondacholapuram is 228 km. The road distance is 255 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Gangaikondacholapuram is to train which costs ₹360 - ₹1,300 and takes 4 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Chennai to Gangaikondacholapuram is to taxi which takes 3 h 35 min and costs ₹3,900 - ₹4,800.

It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Chennai to Gangaikondacholapuram, including transfers.