There are 5 ways to get from Chennai to Walajapet by train, bus, taxi or car

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

Train Indian Railways  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Walajah Road Junction (WJR) Mangalore Mail / ...

$5 - $18

4 alternative options

Train via Chengalpattu  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Fort to Chengalpattu
  2. Take the train from Chengalpattu to Tirumalpur

$13 - $18

Bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore

$16 - $22

Taxi  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Walajapet 69.7 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Walajapet 69.7 miles

$11 - $17

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Walajapet every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 19 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Walajapet every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
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
Train from Chengalpattu to Tirumalpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
chennaiepages.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Walajapet
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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 Walajapet is 100 km. The road distance is 111 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Walajapet is to drive which costs ₹750 - ₹1,200 and takes 1 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Chennai to Walajapet is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs ₹340 - ₹1,300.

It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Chennai to Walajapet, including transfers.