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

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Fly to Calicut  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Calicut (CCJ) MAA - CCJ

$49 - $257

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Train  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Shoranur Junction (SRR) Mangalore Mail / ...
  2. Take the train from Shoranur Junction (SRR) to Nilambur Road (NIL) Srr-Nil Exp

$11 - $32

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Fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Coimbatore (CJB) MAA - CJB
  2. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Nilambūr

$56 - $150

Bus  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Kalpetta

$30 - $42

Taxi  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Nilambūr 411.7 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Nilambūr 411.7 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Nilambūr is to train which costs ₹800 - ₹2,400 and takes 11 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Nilambūr is to fly which costs ₹3,600 - ₹19,000 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chennai to Nilambūr. However, there are services departing from Chennai Central (MAS) and arriving at Nilambur Road (NIL) via Shoranur Junction (SRR). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Nilambūr is 482 km. The road distance is 658.8 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Nilambūr without a car is to train which takes 11 h 50 min and costs ₹800 - ₹2,400.

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Chennai to Nilambūr, including transfers.

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Chennai to Nilambūr train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chennai Central (MAS) station.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Nilambūr is to fly which takes 3 h 34 min and costs ₹3,600 - ₹19,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹800 - ₹2,400 and takes 11 h 50 min, you could also bus, which costs ₹2,200 - ₹3,100 and takes 17 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Calicut Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Chennai to Nilambūr train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Nilambur Road (NIL) station.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Nilambūr.
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  • Distance: 301.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

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

Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines fly from Chennai to Nilambūr 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chennai to Nilambūr via Shoranur Junction (SRR) in around 11 h 50 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from Madras to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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Bus from Bangalore to Kalpetta
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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Other operators
Taxi from Coimbatore to Nilambūr
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 422 44 22 44 22
Website
meru.in

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Nilambūr is 659 km. It takes approximately 8 h 55 min to drive from Chennai to Nilambūr.

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IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Madras Airport to Calicut Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Nilambūr. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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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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