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

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Train  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) Ms-Mdu Vaigai Exp / ...

$9 - $21

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Bus  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Chidambaram

$13 - $19

Taxi  •  2h 57m

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Vadalur 132.1 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  2h 57m

  1. Drive from Chennai to Vadalur 132.1 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Vadalur is to bus which costs ₹950 - ₹1,500 and takes 6h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Vadalur is to taxi which costs ₹3,300 - ₹4,000 and takes 2h 57m.

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The distance between Chennai and Vadalur is 188 km. The road distance is 211.4 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Vadalur without a car is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs ₹600 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Chennai to Vadalur, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Vadalur is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs ₹600 - ₹1,600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹950 - ₹1,500 and takes 6h 54m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Vadalur is 211 km. It takes approximately 2h 57m to drive from Chennai to Vadalur.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Vadalur. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 117.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Vadalur every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $15 and the journey takes 2h 55m. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Vadalur every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 6h.

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