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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Ambur

Bus

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

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Madras Airport (MAA) to Ambur

Drive

  1. Drive from Madras Airport (MAA) to Ambur

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Bengaluru (BLR)
  2. Take the train from Krishnarajapurm to Ambur

Madras Airport (MAA) to Ambur by train and walk

The journey time between Madras Airport (MAA) and Ambur is around 3h 23m and covers a distance of around 201 km. This includes an average layover time of around 10 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 1m. Operated by Indian Railways, the Madras Airport (MAA) to Ambur service departs from Trisulam and arrives in Ambur. Typically 49 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 12m
Layover time:
10 min
Total time:
3h 23m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 1m
Journey distance:
201 km
Services per week:
49
Cheapest price:
₹237
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:28
Last service departs at:
17:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madras Airport (MAA) to Ambur train and walk schedules

Madras Airport (MAA) → Ambur
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1800118797

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
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  • Regional restriction measures in place
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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: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madras Airport (MAA) to Ambur is to train which costs ₹230 - ₹1,400 and takes 4h 17m.

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The fastest way to get from Madras Airport (MAA) to Ambur is to taxi which takes 2h 37m and costs ₹3,200 - ₹3,900.

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No, there is no direct train from Madras Airport (MAA) to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Trisulam and arriving at Ambur via Chennai Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 17m.

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The distance between Madras Airport (MAA) and Ambur is 158 km. The road distance is 175.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madras Airport (MAA) to Ambur without a car is to train which takes 4h 17m and costs ₹230 - ₹1,400.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Madras Airport (MAA) to Ambur, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Madras Airport (MAA) to Ambur is to train which takes 4h 17m and costs ₹230 - ₹1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Bengaluru Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Madras Airport (MAA) to Ambur.
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  • Distance: 158.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 17m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai Central to Ambur every 4 hours. Tickets cost ₹150 - ₹850 and the journey takes 2h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madras Airport (MAA) to Ambur via Koyambedu, Chennai, and Vellore in around 5h 35m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,800 - ₹7,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹7,500
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,800 - ₹10,000
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,900 - ₹6,500
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 Chennai Central to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹150 - ₹190
Third AC (3A)
₹470 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Train from Krishnarajapurm to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
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 Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
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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 Madras Airport (MAA) to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹3,900
Savaari Car Rentals Private Limited
Phone
+91 95 66 63 33 35
Website
savaari.com
Karthik Travels
Phone
+91 44 24 62 22 22
Website
karthiktravels.com
Drop Taxi
Phone
+91 79 99 22 20 00
Website
droptaxi.in

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Yes, the driving distance between Madras Airport (MAA) to Ambur is 176 km. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Madras Airport (MAA) to Ambur.

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Air India Limited, AirAsia India, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Bengaluru Airport.

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