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

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Train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Katpadi Junction (KPD) Trivandrum Mail / ...
  2. Take the train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Tiruvannamalai (TNM) Tpty-Mq Pamani Exp / ...

$5 - $29

4 alternative options

Bus via Vellore  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore
  2. Take the bus from Vellore to Thiruvannamalai 990Ud

$12 - $19

Bus  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Palayam

$11 - $16

Taxi  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Gingee Fort 125.9 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Gingee Fort 125.9 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Gingee Fort is to bus which costs ₹800 - ₹1,200 and takes 10 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Gingee Fort is to taxi which costs ₹3,400 - ₹4,100 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Gingee Fort is 162 km. The road distance is 201.4 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Gingee Fort without a car is to train which takes 4 h 18 min and costs ₹380 - ₹2,200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Chennai to Gingee Fort, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Gingee Fort is to train which takes 4 h 18 min and costs ₹380 - ₹2,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹850 - ₹1,500 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Gingee Fort is 201 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Chennai to Gingee Fort.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Gingee Fort. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 101.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Gingee Fort, India?

You can take a train from Chennai to Gingee Fort via Katpadi Junction (KPD) and Tiruvannamalai (TNM) in around 4 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chennai to Gingee Fort via Tondaiayrpet, Chennai, Vellore, and Thiruvannamalai in around 6 h 30 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Palayam
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Vellore to Thiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Gingee Fort
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Estimated price
$45 - $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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