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There are 3 ways to get from Mayiladuthurai to Ambur by train, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Mayiladuturai J to Katpadi Jn
  2. Take the train from Katpadi Jn to Ambur

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Mayiladuthurai to Ambur

Drive

  1. Drive from Mayiladuthurai to Ambur

Mayiladuthurai to Ambur by train

The train journey time between Mayiladuthurai and Ambur is around 8h 45m and covers a distance of around 336 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 20m. The fastest train normally takes 8h 18m. Operated by Indian Railways, the Mayiladuthurai to Ambur train service departs from Mayiladuturai J and arrives in Ambur. Typically nine 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:
7h 25m
Layover time:
1h 20m
Total time:
8h 45m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
8h 18m
Train distance:
336 km
Trains per week:
9
Cheapest price:
₹288
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:25
Last train departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Mayiladuthurai to Ambur train schedules

Mayiladuthurai → 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
  • 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.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mayiladuthurai to Ambur is to train which costs ₹280 - ₹1,600 and takes 7h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Mayiladuthurai to Ambur is to taxi which costs ₹5,000 - ₹6,500 and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mayiladuthurai to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Mayiladuturai J and arriving at Ambur via Katpadi Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 11m.

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The distance between Mayiladuthurai and Ambur is 214 km. The road distance is 296.4 km.

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The best way to get from Mayiladuthurai to Ambur without a car is to train which takes 7h 11m and costs ₹280 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 7h 11m to get from Mayiladuthurai to Ambur, including transfers.

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Mayiladuthurai to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Mayiladuturai J station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Mayiladuthurai to Ambur is 296 km. It takes approximately 4h 19m to drive from Mayiladuthurai to Ambur.

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  • Distance: 213.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 11m

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

You can take a train from Mayiladuthurai to Ambur via Katpadi Jn in around 7h 11m.

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 Mayiladuturai J to Katpadi Jn
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice 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 Katpadi Jn to Ambur
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
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Taxi from Mayiladuthurai to Ambur
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹6,500

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