There are 5 ways to get from Chennai to Melmalayanur by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train Indian Railways, taxi  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Tindivanam (TMV) Ms-Cape Exp. / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Tindivanam (TMV) to Melmalayanur

$11 - $25

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Bus, taxi  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Tindivanam
  2. Take a taxi from Tindivanam to Melmalayanur

$13 - $18

Train, taxi via Kanchipuram  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Fort to Chengalpattu
  2. Take the train from Chengalpattu to Kanchipuram
  3. Take a taxi from Kanchipuram to Melmalayanur

$21 - $25

Taxi  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Melmalayanur 102.7 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Melmalayanur 102.7 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Melmalayanur is to bus and taxi which costs ₹950 - ₹1,400 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Melmalayanur is to taxi which costs ₹2,500 - ₹3,100 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Melmalayanur is 122 km. The road distance is 164.3 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Melmalayanur without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 31 min and costs ₹800 - ₹1,900.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Chennai to Melmalayanur, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Melmalayanur is 164 km. It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to drive from Chennai to Melmalayanur.

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There are one+ hotels available in Melmalayanur. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Melmalayanur.
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  • Distance: 76.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

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

There is no direct connection from Chennai to Melmalayanur. However, you can take the train to Tindivanam (TMV) then take the taxi to Melmalayanur. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Tindivanam then take the taxi to Melmalayanur.

Train operators
Chennai Suburban
Website
erail.in
Train from Chennai Fort to Chengalpattu
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
chennaiepages.com
Train from Chengalpattu to Kanchipuram
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
chennaiepages.com
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Chennai to Tindivanam
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tindivanam (TMV) to Melmalayanur
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$9 - $12

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