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There are 5 ways to get from Chennai to Podanur by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Coimbatore (CJB)

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Train

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Podanur Jn

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Koyambed 100 Ft. Road Chennai to Coimbatore

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Podanur

Drive

  1. Drive from Chennai to Podanur

Chennai to Podanur by train

29 Weekly Trains
7h 24m Average Duration
₹260 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Podanur is to train which costs ₹260 - ₹1,300 and takes 7h 24m.

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The fastest way to get from Chennai to Podanur is to fly. Taking this option will cost ₹3,800 - ₹13,000 and takes 2h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Central and arriving at Podanur Jn. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 24m.

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The distance between Chennai and Podanur is 429 km. The road distance is 508.2 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Podanur without a car is to train which takes 7h 24m and costs ₹260 - ₹1,300.

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It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from Chennai to Podanur, including transfers.

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Chennai to Podanur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chennai Central station.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Podanur is to fly which takes 2h 33m and costs ₹3,800 - ₹13,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹260 - ₹1,300 and takes 7h 24m, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,900 and takes 10h 11m.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Coimbatore Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Chennai to Podanur train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Podanur Jn station.

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  • Distance: 429 km
  • Duration: 2h 33m

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

IndiGo Airlines and Air India Limited fly from Chennai to Podanur every 4 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai Central to Podanur Jn 4 times a day. Tickets cost ₹260 - ₹1,300 and the journey takes 7h 24m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹12,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,600 - ₹19,000
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 Central to Podanur Jn
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹260 - ₹1,300
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹260 - ₹340
Third AC (3A)
₹750 - ₹950
Second AC (2A)
₹1,000 - ₹1,300
Bus operators
Kallada Tours and Travels
Phone
8893555000
Email
info@kalladatravels.com
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Koyambed 100 Ft. Road Chennai to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹1,000 - ₹1,400
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Podanur
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹14,000
Tenride
Phone
+91 94 99 97 36 69
Website
tenride.com
Drop Taxi
Phone
+91 79 99 22 20 00
Website
droptaxi.in
Chennai Taxi
Phone
+91 89 39 33 40 40
Website
chennaitaxiservice.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Podanur is 508 km. It takes approximately 6h 41m to drive from Chennai to Podanur.

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Air India Limited and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Coimbatore Airport.

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There are 66+ hotels available in Podanur. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to line 40701 train which takes 21 min and costs ₹85 - ₹550.

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