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

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Train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Sirkazhi (SY) Ltt-Kik Weekly Exp / ...

$10 - $22

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Bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Chidambaram

$17 - $24

Taxi  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Vaitheeswarankoil 163.6 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Vaitheeswarankoil 163.6 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Vaitheeswarankoil is to train which costs ₹700 - ₹1,600 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Vaitheeswarankoil is to taxi which costs ₹5,500 - ₹7,000 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Vaitheeswarankoil is 218 km. The road distance is 261.8 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Vaitheeswarankoil without a car is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs ₹700 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Chennai to Vaitheeswarankoil, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Vaitheeswarankoil is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs ₹700 - ₹1,600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,800 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Vaitheeswarankoil is 262 km. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Chennai to Vaitheeswarankoil.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Vaitheeswarankoil. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Vaitheeswarankoil.
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  • Distance: 136.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Vaitheeswarankoil twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $15 and the journey takes 4 h 19 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Vaitheeswarankoil every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 6 h.

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