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There are 5 ways to get from Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA) by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Chidambaram to Tambaram 11018 / ...

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Bus  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Chidambaram to Pondicherry
  2. Take the bus from Puducherry to Guindy 803E,803

Taxi  •  3h 9m

  1. Take a taxi from Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA) 212.7 km

Drive  •  3h 9m

  1. Drive from Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA) 212.7 km

Train, fly  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Chidambaram to Tiruchchirapali
  2. Fly from Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) to Madras (MAA) TRZ - MAA

Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA) by train

30 Weekly Trains
4h 14m Average Duration
₹244 Cheapest Price
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Chidambaram → Madras Airport (MAA)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madras Airport (MAA) is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madras Airport (MAA) is recommended.

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2023
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The most affordable way to get from Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA) is to train, which costs ₹240 - ₹1,500 and takes 4h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA) is to taxi which costs ₹4,900 - ₹6,000 and takes 3h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA). However, there are services departing from Chidambaram and arriving at Trisulam via Tambaram. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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The distance between Chidambaram and Madras Airport (MAA) is 183 km. The road distance is 212.7 km.

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The best way to get from Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA) without a car is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs ₹240 - ₹1,500.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA), including transfers.

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Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA) train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chidambaram station.

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The best way to get from Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA) is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs ₹240 - ₹1,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹550 - ₹1,400 and takes 5h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Tiruchirapalli Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA) train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Tambaram station.

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Map of how to get from Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA).
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  • Distance: 183.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 14m

What companies run services between Chidambaram, India and Madras Airport (MAA), India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Chidambaram to Tambaram 4 times a day. Tickets cost ₹160 - ₹900 and the journey takes 4h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA) via Pondicherry, Puducherry, Guindy, and Guindy in around 5h 54m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,300 - ₹9,000
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 Tambaram
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹160 - ₹900
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹160 - ₹210
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹650
Second AC (2A)
₹700 - ₹900
Train from Chidambaram to Tiruchchirapali
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹450 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Chidambaram to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹340 - ₹480
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Puducherry to Guindy
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹170 - ₹370
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA)
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Estimated price
₹4,900 - ₹6,000

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Yes, the driving distance between Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA) is 213 km. It takes approximately 3h 9m to drive from Chidambaram to Madras Airport (MAA).

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Tiruchirapalli Airport to Madras Airport.

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