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

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Train via Erode

  1. Take the train from Kumbakonam to Erode Jn
  2. Take the train from Erode Jn to Ambur

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Train

  1. Take the train from Kumbakonam to Katpadi Jn
  2. Take the train from Katpadi Jn to Ambur

Bus

  1. Take the bus from (Thanjavur) Tanjore New Bus Stand to Karur
  2. Take the bus from Karur to Ambur

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Kumbakonam to Ambur

Drive

  1. Drive from Kumbakonam to Ambur

Kumbakonam to Ambur by train

The train journey time between Kumbakonam and Ambur is around 14h 44m and covers a distance of around 442 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 41m. The fastest train normally takes 11h 46m. Services are operated by Indian Railways. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
8h 2m
Layover time:
6h 41m
Total time:
14h 44m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
11h 46m
Train distance:
442 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
₹328
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
18:35
Last train departs at:
18:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kumbakonam to Ambur train schedules

Kumbakonam → Ambur
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COVID-19 help in India

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1800118797

Frequently Asked Questions


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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ambur is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ambur is recommended.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800118797.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kumbakonam to Ambur is to train which costs ₹300 - ₹1,700 and takes 9h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Kumbakonam to Ambur is to taxi which costs ₹5,000 - ₹6,500 and takes 4h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kumbakonam to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Kumbakonam and arriving at Ambur via (Thanjavur) Tanjore New Bus Stand and Karur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h.

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No, there is no direct train from Kumbakonam to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Kumbakonam and arriving at Ambur via Erode Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 59m.

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The distance between Kumbakonam and Ambur is 216 km. The road distance is 286 km.

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The best way to get from Kumbakonam to Ambur without a car is to train via Erode which takes 8h 59m and costs ₹320 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 8h 59m to get from Kumbakonam to Ambur, including transfers.

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Kumbakonam to Ambur bus services, operated by Kallada Tours and Travels, depart from (Thanjavur) Tanjore New Bus Stand station.

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

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The best way to get from Kumbakonam to Ambur is to train via Erode which takes 8h 59m and costs ₹320 - ₹1,800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 10h.

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  • Distance: 216.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 59m

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

You can take a train from Kumbakonam to Ambur via Erode Jn in around 8h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kumbakonam to Ambur via Thanjavur, (Thanjavur) Tanjore New Bus Stand, and Karur in around 10h.

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 Kumbakonam to Erode Jn
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹160 - ₹900
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹160 - ₹220
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹650
Second AC (2A)
₹700 - ₹900
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 Kumbakonam to Katpadi Jn
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₹200 - ₹1,100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹200 - ₹260
Third AC (3A)
₹550 - ₹750
Second AC (2A)
₹800 - ₹1,100
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
Bus operators
Kallada Tours and Travels
Phone
8893555000
Email
info@kalladatravels.com
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from (Thanjavur) Tanjore New Bus Stand to Karur
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹500 - ₹750
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Karur to Ambur
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹440 - ₹650
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kumbakonam to Ambur
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹6,500
Temple Call Taxi
Phone
+91 94 45 75 00 94
Website
temple-call-taxi.business.site
Kumbakonam Travels
Phone
+91 97 88 85 56 67
Website
kumbakonamtravels.com
KKV Cabs
Phone
+91 94 43 87 55 55
Website
kkvcabs.in

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kumbakonam to Ambur is 286 km. It takes approximately 4h 18m to drive from Kumbakonam to Ambur.

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