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There are 5 ways to get from Karaikal to Ambur by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Erode  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the train from Karaikal to Erode Jn 06187
  2. Take the train from Erode Jn to Ambur 02676 / ...

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Bus  •  11h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Karaikal to Chennai
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore
  3. Take the bus from Vellore to Ambur

Train  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the train from Karaikal to Arakkonam 01018
  2. Take the train from Arakkonam to Ambur 02607 / ...

Taxi  •  4h 40m

  1. Take a taxi from Karaikal to Ambur 320.5 km

Drive  •  4h 40m

  1. Drive from Karaikal to Ambur 320.5 km
Karaikal → Ambur
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The cheapest way to get from Karaikal to Ambur is to train via Erode which costs ₹340 - ₹1,900 and takes 10h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Karaikal to Ambur is to taxi which costs ₹6,000 - ₹8,000 and takes 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karaikal to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Karaikal and arriving at Ambur via Chennai and Vellore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karaikal to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Karaikal and arriving at Ambur via Erode Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 34m.

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The distance between Karaikal and Ambur is 241 km. The road distance is 320.5 km.

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The best way to get from Karaikal to Ambur without a car is to train via Erode which takes 10h 34m and costs ₹340 - ₹1,900.

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It takes approximately 10h 34m to get from Karaikal to Ambur, including transfers.

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Karaikal to Ambur bus services, operated by Parveen Travels, depart from Karaikal station.

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

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The best way to get from Karaikal to Ambur is to train via Erode which takes 10h 34m and costs ₹340 - ₹1,900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11h 19m.

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  • Distance: 241.3 km
  • Duration: 10h 34m

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

You can take a train from Karaikal to Ambur via Erode Jn in around 10h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Karaikal to Ambur via Chennai and Vellore in around 11h 19m.

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 Karaikal to Erode Jn
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹180 - ₹1,000
Website
irctc.co.in
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12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹180 - ₹240
Third AC (3A)
₹550 - ₹700
Second AC (2A)
₹750 - ₹1,000
Train from Erode Jn to Ambur
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹160 - ₹900
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹160 - ₹210
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹650
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹900
Train from Karaikal to Arakkonam
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹240 - ₹1,300
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹240 - ₹310
Third AC (3A)
₹700 - ₹900
Second AC (2A)
₹950 - ₹1,300
Train from Arakkonam to Ambur
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹120 - ₹160
Third AC (3A)
₹410 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹550 - ₹700
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Karaikal to Chennai
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹800
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Vellore to Ambur
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹210 - ₹300
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Karaikal to Ambur
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹8,000
IQ Travels
Phone
+91 94 88 32 56 73
Website
nagoretourism.com

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Karaikal to Ambur bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Ambur station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Karaikal to Ambur is 320 km. It takes approximately 4h 40m to drive from Karaikal to Ambur.

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