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There are 5 ways to get from Chennai to Vellore Cant by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Beach to Vellore Cant 06033

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Bus  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore Chennai - Vellore

Rideshare  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the rideshare from Chennai to Vellore 140.7 km

Taxi  •  2h 2m

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Vellore Cant 141.3 km

Drive  •  2h 2m

  1. Drive from Chennai to Vellore Cant 141.3 km
Chennai → Vellore Cant
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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Vellore Cant is to rideshare which costs ₹397 and takes 2h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Chennai to Vellore Cant is to taxi. Taking this option will cost ₹3,200 - ₹3,800 and takes 2h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Beach and arriving at Vellore Cant. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 45m.

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The distance between Chennai and Vellore Cant is 126 km. The road distance is 141.3 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Vellore Cant without a car is to train which takes 3h 45m and costs ₹130 - ₹750.

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The train from Chennai Beach to Vellore Cant takes 3h 45m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Chennai to Vellore Cant train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chennai Beach station.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Vellore Cant is to train which takes 3h 45m and costs ₹130 - ₹750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹600 - ₹1,300 and takes 4h 34m.

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Chennai to Vellore Cant train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Vellore Cant station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Vellore Cant is 141 km. It takes approximately 2h 2m to drive from Chennai to Vellore Cant.

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  • Distance: 126.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 45m

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Vellore Cant, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai Beach to Vellore Cant once daily. Tickets cost ₹130 - ₹750 and the journey takes 3h 45m. Alternatively, Intrcity Smartbus operates a bus from Chennai to Vellore every 2 hours. Tickets cost ₹600 - ₹1,200 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

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 Beach to Vellore Cant
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹750
Website
irctc.co.in
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12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹170
Third AC (3A)
₹430 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹750
Bus operators
Intrcity Smartbus
Website
12go.co
Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹1,200
Schedules at
12go.co
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹397
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Chennai to Vellore Cant
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹3,800
Tenride
Phone
+91 94 99 97 36 69
Website
tenride.com
Drop Taxi
Phone
+91 79 99 22 20 00
Website
droptaxi.in
Chennai Taxi
Phone
+91 89 39 33 40 40
Website
chennaitaxiservice.com

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There are two+ hotels available in Vellore Cant. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Chennai and Vellore Cant. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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