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There are 7 ways to get from Chennai to Muthupet by train, bus, taxi, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Mannargudi (MQ) Bgkt-Mq Wkly Exp

$19 - $32

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Bus  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Athirampattinam

$13 - $19

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Bus, taxi  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Velankanni
  2. Take a taxi from Velankanni to Muthupet

$26 - $34

Night train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the night train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Mannargudi (MQ) Ms-Mq

$19 - $32

Taxi  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Muthupet 226.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Muthupet 226.9 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, taxi  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) MAA - TRZ
  2. Take a taxi from Tiruchirapalli to Muthupet

$57 - $165

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Muthupet is to bus which costs ₹950 - ₹1,500 and takes 9 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Muthupet is to fly and taxi which costs ₹4,200 - ₹13,000 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Muthupet is 311 km. The road distance is 363 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Muthupet without a car is to train which takes 7 h 41 min and costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,400.

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Chennai to Muthupet, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Muthupet is to train which takes 7 h 41 min and costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹950 - ₹1,500 and takes 9 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Muthupet is 363 km. It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to drive from Chennai to Muthupet.

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Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Muthupet. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 194.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Muthupet once a week. Tickets cost $6 - $16 and the journey takes 7 h 5 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Muthupet every 2 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $210
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Athirampattinam
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Velankanni to Muthupet
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs ₹8.

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