There are 4 ways to get from Chennai to Pichavaram by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Chidambaram (CDM) Ltt-Kik Weekly Exp / ...

$7 - $20

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Bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Chidambaram

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Pichavaram 145.6 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Pichavaram 145.6 miles

$23 - $35

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The distance between Chennai and Pichavaram is 192 km. The road distance is 232.9 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Pichavaram without a car is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Chennai to Pichavaram, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Pichavaram is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 39 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Pichavaram is 233 km. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from Chennai to Pichavaram.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Pichavaram. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Pichavaram.
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  • Distance: 119.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Pichavaram twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $15 and the journey takes 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Pichavaram every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 6 h.

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