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There are 6 ways to get from Chennai to Nannilam by train, bus, night train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore to Thiruvarur Jn 11017 / ...

₹616 - ₹751

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Night train  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the night train from Chennai Egmore to Peralam Jn 16175

₹467 - ₹541

4 alternative options

Bus  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Kumbakonam

₹1,143 - ₹1,559

Taxi  •  4h 24m

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Nannilam 306.9 km

₹4,800 - ₹6,000

Drive  •  4h 24m

  1. Drive from Chennai to Nannilam 306.9 km

₹2,300 - ₹3,400

Fly, train  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) MAA - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Ponmlai Gld Rck to Kulikarai

₹3,198 - ₹7,186

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Nannilam is to night train which costs ₹460 - ₹550 and takes 5h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Nannilam is to taxi which costs ₹4,800 - ₹6,000 and takes 4h 24m.

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The distance between Chennai and Nannilam is 256 km. The road distance is 306.9 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Nannilam without a car is to train which takes 5h 45m and costs ₹600 - ₹750.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Chennai to Nannilam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Nannilam is to train which takes 5h 45m and costs ₹600 - ₹750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600 and takes 8h 17m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Nannilam is 307 km. It takes approximately 4h 24m to drive from Chennai to Nannilam.

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Helitrans and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Nannilam. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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  • Distance: 256.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 45m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai Egmore to Thiruvarur Jn twice a week. Tickets cost ₹180 - ₹210 and the journey takes 5h 30m. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Kumbakonam every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ₹550 - ₹800 and the journey takes 7h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,700 - ₹12,000
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,600 - ₹20,000
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 Egmore to Thiruvarur Jn
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
₹180 - ₹210
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Chennai Egmore to Peralam Jn
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹170 - ₹200
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ponmlai Gld Rck to Kulikarai
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹110
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Kumbakonam
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Nannilam
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Estimated price
₹4,800 - ₹6,000
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

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs ₹7 - ₹80.

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