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

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Train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Kanchipuram to Chengalpattu
  2. Take the train from Chengalpattu (CGL) to Villupuram Junction (VM)
  3. Take the train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Tiruvannamalai (TNM)

$2 - $26

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Bus  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Palayam

$11 - $17

Taxi  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kanchipuram to Tiruvannamalai 71.6 miles

$27 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Kanchipuram to Tiruvannamalai 71.6 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Kanchipuram to Tiruvannamalai is to drive which costs ₹800 - ₹1,300 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kanchipuram to Tiruvannamalai is to taxi which costs ₹1,900 - ₹2,400 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kanchipuram to Tiruvannamalai. However, there are services departing from Kanchipuram and arriving at Tiruvannamalai (TNM) via Chengalpattu (CGL) and Villupuram Junction (VM). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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The distance between Kanchipuram and Tiruvannamalai is 96 km. The road distance is 114.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kanchipuram to Tiruvannamalai without a car is to train which takes 5 h 21 min and costs ₹150 - ₹2,000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Kanchipuram to Tiruvannamalai, including transfers.

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Kanchipuram to Tiruvannamalai train services, operated by Chennai Suburban, depart from Kanchipuram station.

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The best way to get from Kanchipuram to Tiruvannamalai is to train which takes 5 h 21 min and costs ₹150 - ₹2,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹800 - ₹1,300 and takes 12 h 41 min.

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Kanchipuram to Tiruvannamalai train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Tiruvannamalai (TNM) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kanchipuram to Tiruvannamalai is 115 km. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from Kanchipuram to Tiruvannamalai.

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  • Distance: 59.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Kanchipuram to Tiruvannamalai via Chengalpattu, Chengalpattu (CGL), and Villupuram Junction (VM) in around 5 h 21 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Kanchipuram to Tiruvannamalai twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min.

Train operators
Chennai Suburban
Website
erail.in
Train from Kanchipuram to Chengalpattu
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
chennaiepages.com
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Chengalpattu (CGL) to Villupuram Junction (VM)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Tiruvannamalai (TNM)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Kanchipuram to Tiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Estimated price
$27 - $33

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There are 48+ hotels available in Tiruvannamalai. Prices start at $11 USD per night.

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