There are 4 ways to get from Chennai to Rānipet by train, taxi, bus or car
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Train, taxi • 2h 2m
₹663 - ₹822
3 alternative options
Bus • 4h 14m
₹1,093 - ₹1,509
Taxi • 1h 40m
₹2,100 - ₹2,500
Drive • 1h 40m
₹850 - ₹1,300
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply
- Face masks are recommended
- There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
- Observe COVID-19 safety rules
- Regional restriction measures in place
- Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rānipet is 1800118797.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rānipet is recommended.
Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800118797.
Last updated: 10 May 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Rānipet is to train and taxi which costs ₹650 - ₹850 and takes 2h 2m.
The quickest way to get from Chennai to Rānipet is to taxi which costs ₹2,100 - ₹2,500 and takes 1h 40m.
It is 104 km from Chennai to Rānipet. It is approximately 115.7 km to drive.
The best way to get from Chennai to Rānipet without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2h 2m and costs ₹650 - ₹850.
It takes approximately 2h 2m to get from Chennai to Rānipet, including transfers.
Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Rānipet is 116 km. It takes approximately 1h 40m to drive from Chennai to Rānipet.
There are five+ hotels available in Rānipet. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.
What companies run services between Chennai, India and Rānipet, India?
RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Vellore every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ₹550 - ₹800 and the journey takes 3h 15m.
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.
Train from Chennai Central to Katpadi Jn
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 38m
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- ₹110 - ₹125
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