There are 8 ways to get from Chennai to Perambalur by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Pallavan Exp / ...

$12 - $25

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 52 min

$6 - $10

6 alternative options

Bus SETC  •  4 h 11 min

$7 - $11

Bus RedBus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. 120E

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  3 h 55 min

  1. 173.6 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. 173.6 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. MAA - TRZ

$28 - $129

Fly to Salem, taxi  •  4 h 19 min

  1. MAA - SXV

$54 - $329

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Perambalur every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 41 min. Alternatively, SETC operates a bus from Chennai to Perambalur hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 4 h 11 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $210
Trans Euro Air
Flights from Madras to Salem
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Chennai to Perambalur
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Chengalpattu to Perambalur
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Tiruchirapalli to Perambalur
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tnstc.in
MTC
Bus from Broadway to Arakkambakkam
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
mtcbus.org
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Perambalur
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Yellow Taxi
Phone
+91 44 26 54 26 26
Website
yellowcalltaxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 44 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chennai and Perambalur is 256 km. The road distance is 278 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Perambalur is to train and bus which costs ₹420 - ₹700 and takes 5 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Chennai to Perambalur is to taxi which takes 3 h 55 min and costs ₹4,300 - ₹5,500.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chennai and arriving at Perambalur. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Chennai to Perambalur, including transfers.