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

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Train, taxi  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Arakkonam 22625 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Arakkonam to Rānipet

₹1,090 - ₹1,297

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore

₹1,102 - ₹1,521

Taxi  •  1h 40m

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Rānipet 115.5 km

₹2,100 - ₹2,500

Drive  •  1h 40m

  1. Drive from Chennai to Rānipet 115.5 km

₹850 - ₹1,300

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Rānipet is to drive which costs ₹850 - ₹1,300 and takes 1h 40m.

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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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The distance between Chennai and Rānipet is 104 km. The road distance is 115.5 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Rānipet without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1h 42m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,300.

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It takes approximately 1h 42m 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 52+ hotels available in Rānipet. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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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 Arakkonam
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹85 - ₹100
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irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
Other operators
Taxi from Arakkonam to Rānipet
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
₹1,000 - ₹1,200

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