There are 4 ways to get from Chennai to Kālpākkam by bus, taxi, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Paventher Salai to Urapakkam 118
  2. Take a taxi from Urapakkam to Kālpākkam

$12 - $15

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Fort to Chengalpattu

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Kālpākkam 38.8 miles

$14 - $18

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Kālpākkam 38.8 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Kālpākkam is to drive which costs ₹430 - ₹650 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Kālpākkam is to taxi which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,200 and takes 58 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Kālpākkam is 59 km. The road distance is 62 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Chennai to Kālpākkam, including transfers.

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

Chennai Suburban operates a train from Chennai to Kālpākkam every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 1 h 58 min.

Train operators
Chennai Suburban
Website
erail.in
Train from Chennai Fort to Chengalpattu
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
chennaiepages.com
Bus operators
MTC
Bus from Paventher Salai to Urapakkam
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
mtcbus.org
Other operators
Taxi from Urapakkam to Kālpākkam
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14

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