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

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  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Ambur

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  1. Take a taxi from Porur to Ambur


  1. Drive from Porur to Ambur

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The cheapest way to get from Porur to Ambur is to train which costs ₹220 - ₹1,000 and takes 4h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Porur to Ambur is to taxi which costs ₹3,100 - ₹3,800 and takes 2h 30m.

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The distance between Porur and Ambur is 159 km. The road distance is 174.1 km.

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The best way to get from Porur to Ambur without a car is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs ₹220 - ₹1,000.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Porur to Ambur, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porur to Ambur is 174 km. It takes approximately 2h 30m to drive from Porur to Ambur.

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  • Distance: 158.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 51m

What companies run services between Porur, 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.

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
Train from Chennai Central to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹850
Book at
Sleeper Class
₹150 - ₹190
Third AC (3A)
₹470 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Other operators
Taxi from Porur to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹3,800
Savaari Car Rentals Private Limited
+91 95 66 63 33 35
Karthik Travels
+91 44 24 62 22 22
Drop Taxi
+91 79 99 22 20 00

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