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There are 3 ways to get from Chidambaram to Ambur by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Chidambaram to Katpadi Jn 06780 / ...
  2. Take the train from Katpadi Jn to Ambur 02607 / ...

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Taxi  •  3h 45m

  1. Take a taxi from Chidambaram to Ambur 257 km

Drive  •  3h 45m

  1. Drive from Chidambaram to Ambur 257 km

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The cost-effective way to get from Chidambaram to Ambur is to train, which costs ₹270 - ₹1,600 and takes 8h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Chidambaram to Ambur is to taxi which costs ₹4,600 - ₹5,500 and takes 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chidambaram to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Chidambaram and arriving at Ambur via Katpadi Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 13m.

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The distance between Chidambaram and Ambur is 188 km. The road distance is 257 km.

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The best way to get from Chidambaram to Ambur without a car is to train which takes 8h 13m and costs ₹270 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 8h 13m to get from Chidambaram to Ambur, including transfers.

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Chidambaram to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chidambaram station.

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Chidambaram to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Ambur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chidambaram to Ambur is 257 km. It takes approximately 3h 45m to drive from Chidambaram to Ambur.

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  • Distance: 187.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 13m

What companies run services between Chidambaram, India and Ambur, India?

You can take a train from Chidambaram to Ambur via Katpadi Jn in around 8h 13m.

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 Chidambaram to Katpadi Jn
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
₹170 - ₹950
Website
irctc.co.in
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12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹170 - ₹220
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹700
Second AC (2A)
₹700 - ₹950
Train from Katpadi Jn to Ambur
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹130
Third AC (3A)
₹350 - ₹440
Second AC (2A)
₹480 - ₹600
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Taxi from Chidambaram to Ambur
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹5,500

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