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

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Train  •  4 h 58 min

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

$4 - $16

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Bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai 171.1 miles

$80 - $100

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 ₹500 - ₹850 and takes 7 h 56 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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No, there is no direct bus from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai. However, there are services departing from Periyer Bridge and arriving at Mayiladuthurai via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 56 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 58 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 best way to get from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai without a car is to train which takes 4 h 58 min and costs ₹360 - ₹1,200.

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The train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Mayiladuturai J (MV) takes 4 h 58 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Chennai to Mayiladuthurai bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Chennai station.

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

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The best way to get from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai is to train which takes 4 h 58 min and costs ₹360 - ₹1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹500 - ₹850 and takes 7 h 56 min.

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  • Distance: 144.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 58 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min.

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Chennai to Mayiladuthurai bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Mayiladuthurai station.

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Chennai to Mayiladuthurai train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Mayiladuturai J (MV) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Mayiladuthurai is 274 km. It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to drive from Chennai to Mayiladuthurai.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Mayiladuthurai. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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