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There are 6 ways to get from Mettupalayam to Ambur by train, night train, taxi, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Coimbatore Jn to Ambur

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Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Metupalaiyam to Salem Jn
  2. Take the train from Salem Jn to Ambur

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Mettupalayam to Ambur

Drive

  1. Drive from Mettupalayam to Ambur

Fly to Madras, train

  1. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Madras (MAA)
  2. Take the train from Chennai Central to Ambur

Fly to Bengaluru, train

  1. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Bengaluru (BLR)
  2. Take the train from Krishnarajapurm to Ambur

Mettupalayam to Ambur by train

The train journey time between Mettupalayam and Ambur is around 11h 34m and covers a distance of around 346 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 10m. The fastest train normally takes 11h 34m. Operated by Indian Railways, the Mettupalayam to Ambur train service departs from Metupalaiyam and arrives in Ambur. 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:
5h 24m
Layover time:
6h 10m
Total time:
11h 34m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
11h 34m
Train distance:
346 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
₹284
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:20
Last train departs at:
08:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Mettupalayam to Ambur train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mettupalayam to Ambur is to train which costs ₹280 - ₹1,700 and takes 6h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Mettupalayam to Ambur is to taxi which costs ₹8,000 - ₹9,500 and takes 4h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mettupalayam to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Metupalaiyam and arriving at Ambur via Coimbatore Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 24m.

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The distance between Mettupalayam and Ambur is 255 km. The road distance is 320 km.

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The best way to get from Mettupalayam to Ambur without a car is to train which takes 6h 24m and costs ₹280 - ₹1,700.

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It takes approximately 6h 24m to get from Mettupalayam to Ambur, including transfers.

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Mettupalayam to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Coimbatore Jn station.

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The quickest flight from Coimbatore Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Mettupalayam to Ambur is 320 km. It takes approximately 4h 18m to drive from Mettupalayam to Ambur.

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  • Distance: 255.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 24m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Coimbatore Jn to Ambur twice daily. Tickets cost ₹190 - ₹1,100 and the journey takes 4h 39m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,500 - ₹7,500
Flights from Coimbatore to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,600 - ₹7,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹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 Coimbatore Jn to Ambur
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹190 - ₹1,100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹190 - ₹250
Third AC (3A)
₹550 - ₹750
Second AC (2A)
₹800 - ₹1,100
Night train from Metupalaiyam to Salem Jn
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹150 - ₹200
Third AC (3A)
₹480 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Train from Salem Jn to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹440 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
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
Other operators
Taxi from Mettupalayam to Ambur
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹9,500
The Black And White Holidays
Phone
+91 97 87 62 54 79
Website
blacknwhiteholidays.com
Ooty Taxi Service
Phone
+91 97 87 11 10 67
Website
ootytaxiservice.com
Ooty Heritage
Phone
+91 98 43 66 27 68
Website
ootyheritagetoursandtravels.com

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Air India Limited and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Coimbatore Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Ambur. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Mettupalayam to Coimbatore Airport is to taxi which takes 42 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,300.

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