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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Melmaruvattur to Arakkonam
  2. Take the train from Arakkonam to Ambur

4 alternative options

Train via Chennai

  1. Take the train from Melmaruvattur to Tambaram
  2. Take the train from Chennai Central to Ambur

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Melmaruvathur to Chennai
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Ambur

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Melmaruvathur to Ambur

Drive

  1. Drive from Melmaruvathur to Ambur

Melmaruvathur to Ambur by walk and train

The journey time between Melmaruvathur and Ambur is around 13h 49m and covers a distance of around 219 km. This includes an average layover time of around 8h 55m. The fastest journey normally takes 12h 3m. Services are operated by Indian Railways. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 53m
Layover time:
8h 55m
Total time:
13h 49m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
12h 3m
Journey distance:
219 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
₹208
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:00
Last service departs at:
17:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Melmaruvathur to Ambur walk and train schedules

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Melmaruvathur to Ambur is to train, which costs ₹200 - ₹230 and takes 5h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Melmaruvathur to Ambur is to taxi which costs ₹2,800 - ₹3,400 and takes 2h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melmaruvathur to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Melmaruvathur and arriving at Ambur via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Melmaruvathur to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Melmaruvattur and arriving at Ambur via Arakkonam. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 18m.

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The distance between Melmaruvathur and Ambur is 128 km. The road distance is 157.6 km.

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The best way to get from Melmaruvathur to Ambur without a car is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs ₹200 - ₹230.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Melmaruvathur to Ambur, including transfers.

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Melmaruvathur to Ambur bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Melmaruvathur station.

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

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Melmaruvathur to Ambur bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Ambur station.

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Map of how to get from Melmaruvathur to Ambur.
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  • Distance: 127.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

You can take a train from Melmaruvathur to Ambur via Melmaruvattur and Arakkonam in around 5h 18m.

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 Melmaruvattur to Arakkonam
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹115
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Arakkonam to Ambur
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹105 - ₹115
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Melmaruvattur to Tambaram
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹85 - ₹100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Chennai Central to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹150
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Night bus from Melmaruvathur to Chennai
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹750
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Redbus
Bus from Chennai to Ambur
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
Other operators
Taxi from Melmaruvathur to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Estimated price
₹2,800 - ₹3,400

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Melmaruvathur to Ambur is 158 km. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Melmaruvathur to Ambur.

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