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There are 8 ways to get from Chennai to Santhanpara by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly to Kochi, taxi

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Kochi (COK)
  2. Take a taxi from Kochi to Santhanpara

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chennai-Pt Dr. M G R Bus Stand to Bodi

Fly to Madurai, taxi

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Madurai (IXM)
  2. Take a taxi from Madurai to Santhanpara

Fly to Coimbatore, taxi

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Coimbatore (CJB)
  2. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Santhanpara

Fly to Tuticorin, taxi

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tuticorin (TCR)
  2. Take a taxi from Tuticorin to Santhanpara

Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Palani
  2. Take a taxi from Palani to Santhanpara

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Kodaikanal
  2. Take a taxi from Kodaikanal to Santhanpara

Drive

  1. Drive from Chennai to Santhanpara
Chennai → Santhanpara
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santhanpara is 1800118797.

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The most affordable way to get from Chennai to Santhanpara is to bus, which costs ₹1,500 - ₹2,500 and takes 12h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Santhanpara is to fly and taxi which costs ₹7,000 - ₹13,000 and takes 4h 24m.

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The distance between Chennai and Santhanpara is 481 km. The road distance is 557.7 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Santhanpara without a car is to train and taxi which takes 12h 27m and costs ₹4,100 - ₹6,500.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Chennai to Santhanpara, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Santhanpara is 558 km. It takes approximately 8h 24m to drive from Chennai to Santhanpara.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Madras Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 127+ hotels available in Santhanpara. 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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Map of how to get from Chennai to Santhanpara.
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  • Distance: 481.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 24m

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

SETC operates a bus from Chennai-Pt Dr. M G R Bus Stand to Bodi twice daily. Tickets cost ₹500 - ₹1,100 and the journey takes 10h 30m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,900 - ₹13,000
Flights from Madras to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,900 - ₹13,000
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹14,000
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹12,000
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹15,000
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹15,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹14,000
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,600 - ₹19,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,400 - ₹14,000
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 Palani
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹290 - ₹1,500
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹290 - ₹370
Third AC (3A)
₹800 - ₹1,000
Second AC (2A)
₹1,100 - ₹1,500
Bus operators
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Chennai-Pt Dr. M G R Bus Stand to Bodi
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹500 - ₹1,100
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Chennai to Kodaikanal
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹900
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Santhanpara
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹3,700
Kerala Tourist Taxi
Phone
+91 99 47 27 66 20
Website
keralatouristtaxi.com
Cochin Coastal Cabs
Phone
+91 96 56 07 50 00
Website
cochincoastalcabs.com
B Cabs
Phone
+91 98 95 11 88 77
Website
bcabs.com

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