Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Gudiyatham 3 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 14 min. Alternatively, Chennai Metro Rail Limited operates a bus from Chennai to Gudiyatham every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 27 min. 2 other operators also service this route.
From Chennai Central (MAS) train to Gudiyattam (GYM). 2 h 14 min ₹814. From Egmore Metro subway to Thirumangalam, subway to Chennai, bus to Vellore, then taxi to Gudiyatham. 4 h 40 min ₹1,773. From Chennai taxi to Gudiyatham. 2 h 28 min ₹4,626. From Chennai drive to Gudiyatham. 2 h 28 min ₹1,364.