There are 6 ways to get from Chennai to Thirupampuram by bus, night train, train, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  7 h 54 min

$18 - $25

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Karaikal Exp / ...

$4 - $17

4 alternative options

Night train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Karaikal Exp / ...

$5 - $17

Taxi  •  4 h 13 min

  1. 187 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. 187 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. MAA - TRZ

$34 - $149

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

RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Thirupampuram every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $210
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Night train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Peralam Jn (PEM)
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Chengalpattu (CGL) to Peralam Jn (PEM)
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Aduturai (ADT)
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Chennai Suburban
Website
erail.in
Train from Chennai Fort to Chengalpattu
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
chennaiepages.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Thirupampuram
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Yellow Taxi
Phone
+91 44 26 54 26 26
Website
yellowcalltaxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 44 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chennai and Thirupampuram is 247 km. The road distance is 299 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Thirupampuram is to train and night train which costs ₹280 - ₹1,200 and takes 7 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Chennai to Thirupampuram is to taxi which takes 4 h 13 min and costs ₹6,500 - ₹8,000.

Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Chennai Egmore (MS) and arriving at Peralam Jn (PEM). This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Chennai to Thirupampuram, including transfers.