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

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Train, taxi  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Katpadi Jn 02685 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Katpadi Jn to Rānipet

₹663 - ₹822

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore

₹1,093 - ₹1,509

Taxi  •  1h 40m

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Rānipet 115.7 km

₹2,100 - ₹2,500

Drive  •  1h 40m

  1. Drive from Chennai to Rānipet 115.7 km

₹850 - ₹1,300

Chennai → Rānipet
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rānipet is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rānipet is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Rānipet is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Rānipet is to train and taxi which costs ₹650 - ₹850 and takes 2h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Rānipet is to taxi which costs ₹2,100 - ₹2,500 and takes 1h 40m.

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It is 104 km from Chennai to Rānipet. It is approximately 115.7 km to drive.

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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.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Rānipet is 116 km. It takes approximately 1h 40m to drive from Chennai to Rānipet.

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

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  • Distance: 104 km
  • Duration: 2h 2m

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.

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 Katpadi Jn
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹110 - ₹125
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus
Other operators
Taxi from Katpadi Jn to Rānipet
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹700
I Square Taxi
Phone
+91 90 43 99 66 99
Website
isquaretaxi.in
Five Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 86 75 44 44 52
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 41 62 88 89 99
Website
vellore.fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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