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There are 5 ways to get from Chennai to Madras Airport (MAA) by train, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 40003 train

  1. Take the line 40003 train from Chennai Park to Trisulam

Cheapest option

Metro

  1. Take the Metro from High Court to Chennai International Airport

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Madras Airport (MAA)

Drive

  1. Drive from Chennai to Madras Airport (MAA)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Chennai to Madras Airport
Chennai → Madras Airport (MAA)
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport (MAA) is to Metro which costs ₹45 - ₹65 and takes 38 min.

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The fastest way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport (MAA) is to taxi. Taking this option will cost ₹550 - ₹700 and takes 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Park and arriving at Trisulam. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Madras Airport (MAA) is 17 km. The road distance is 23.8 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport (MAA) without a car is to line 40003 train which takes 29 min and costs ₹85 - ₹550.

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The line 40003 train from Chennai Park to Trisulam takes 29 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Chennai to Madras Airport (MAA) train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chennai Park station.

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Chennai to Madras Airport (MAA) train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Trisulam station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Madras Airport (MAA) is 24 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Chennai to Madras Airport (MAA).

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Madras Airport (MAA).
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  • Distance: 17.1 km
  • Duration: 29 min

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Madras Airport (MAA), India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai Park to Trisulam every 15 minutes. Tickets cost ₹85 - ₹550 and the journey takes 29 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Chennai Park to Trisulam
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₹85 - ₹550
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹85 - ₹110
Third AC (3A)
₹320 - ₹410
Second AC (2A)
₹440 - ₹550
Chennai Metro Rail Limited
Phone
+91 44 23792000
Email
chennaimetrorail@cmrl.in
Website
chennaimetrorail.org
Subway from High Court to Chennai International Airport
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₹45 - ₹65
Schedules at
chennaimetrorail.org
standard fare
₹45 - ₹65
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Madras Airport (MAA)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹700
Savaari Car Rentals Private Limited
Phone
+91 95 66 63 33 35
Website
savaari.com
Karthik Travels
Phone
+91 44 24 62 22 22
Website
karthiktravels.com
Drop Taxi
Phone
+91 79 99 22 20 00
Website
droptaxi.in
Jayride
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chennai to Madras Airport
Estimated price
₹1,800 - ₹2,600

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