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

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Train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Mayiladuturai J (MV) Ms - Tcn Exp / ...

$5 - $16

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Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai

$8 - $11

Taxi  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai 171.1 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai 171.1 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai is to taxi which costs ₹6,000 - ₹7,500 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Mayiladuthurai is 231 km. The road distance is 273.7 km.

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The train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Mayiladuturai J (MV) takes 4 h 53 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai. However, there are services departing from Veppampattu and arriving at Mayiladuthurai via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Egmore (MS) and arriving at Mayiladuturai J (MV). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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The nearest airport to Mayiladuthurai is Pondicherry (PNY) Airport which is 102.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) (110.2 km), Madras (MAA) (216.1 km), Coimbatore (CJB) (285.6 km) and Bengaluru (BLR) (314.8 km).

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Chennai to Mayiladuthurai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Egmore station.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai.
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  • Distance: 144.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 53 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min.

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