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

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Train  •  4 h 19 min

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

$8 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Chidambaram

$11 - $17

Taxi  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Pichavaram 145.6 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Pichavaram 145.6 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Pichavaram is to bus which costs ₹750 - ₹1,200 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Pichavaram is to taxi which costs ₹3,600 - ₹4,300 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Chennai to Pichavaram, including transfers.

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Pichavaram once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 3 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Pichavaram every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 6 h.

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