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There are 4 ways to get from Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Kanchipuram East to Tambaram Sntrm

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Bus, line 166 bus

  1. Take the bus from Ponneri Bus Stop to Porur - Shell Petrol Bunk
  2. Take the line 166 bus from Gopala Krishna Theatre to Tambaram Sanatorium

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam

Drive

  1. Drive from Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam

Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam by train

The train journey time between Kanchipuram and Chitlapakkam is around 1h 55m and covers a distance of around 68 km. Operated by Indian Railways, the Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam train service departs from Kanchipuram East and arrives in Tambaram Sntrm. Typically 37 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

37 Weekly Trains
1h 55m Average Duration
₹100 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam is to train which costs ₹100 - ₹650 and takes 1h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs ₹1,500 - ₹1,900.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam. However, there are services departing from Ponneri Bus Stop and arriving at Tambaram Sanatorium via Gopala Krishna Theatre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kanchipuram East and arriving at Tambaram Sntrm. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between Kanchipuram and Chitlapakkam is 49 km. The road distance is 57 km.

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The best way to get from Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam without a car is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs ₹100 - ₹650.

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The train from Kanchipuram East to Tambaram Sntrm takes 1h 55m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam bus services, operated by Vetri Travels, depart from Ponneri Bus Stop station.

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Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Kanchipuram East station.

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The best way to get from Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs ₹100 - ₹650. Alternatively, you can bus and line 166 bus, which costs ₹720 - ₹750 and takes 2h 13m.

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  • Distance: 49.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 55m

What companies run services between Kanchipuram, India and Chitlapakkam, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Kanchipuram East to Tambaram Sntrm 5 times a day. Tickets cost ₹100 - ₹650 and the journey takes 1h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam via Gopala Krishna Theatre in around 2h 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.

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Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kanchipuram East to Tambaram Sntrm
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹650
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹140
Third AC (3A)
₹370 - ₹460
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹650
Bus operators
Vetri Travels
Phone
+919500200014
Email
vetritravels14@gmail.com
Website
vetritravels.com
Bus from Ponneri Bus Stop to Porur - Shell Petrol Bunk
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹699
Schedules at
vetritravels.com
MTC
Phone
+91 9445030516, 044 23455888
Email
mtc.chtwo@gems.vsnl.net.in
Website
mtcbus.tn.gov.in
Bus from Gopala Krishna Theatre to Tambaram Sanatorium
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹22 - ₹50
Schedules at
mtcbus.tn.gov.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
₹1,500 - ₹1,900

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Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam bus services, operated by MTC, arrive at Tambaram Sanatorium station.

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Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Tambaram Sntrm station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam is 57 km. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Kanchipuram to Chitlapakkam.

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