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

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Train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Katpadi Junction (KPD) Mas-Pgt Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Tiruvannamalai (TNM) Dr-Pdy Exp / ...

$5 - $31

4 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Palayam

$12 - $16

Taxi  •  2 h 44 min

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

$45 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Gingee Fort 125.9 miles

$20 - $30

Fly, taxi  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Salem (SXV) MAA - SXV
  2. Take a taxi from Salem to Gingee Fort

$65 - $345

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Gingee Fort is to bus which costs ₹850 - ₹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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It takes approximately 4 h 36 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 36 min and costs ₹370 - ₹2,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹850 - ₹1,200 and takes 10 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Gingee Fort.
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  • Distance: 101.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 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 36 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Gingee Fort twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
Trans Euro Air
Flights from Madras to Salem
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Gingee Fort
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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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