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There are 5 ways to get from Potheri to Alwarpet by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Line 40520 train, Metro  •  50 min

  1. Take the line 40520 train from Potheri Halt to Guindy 40520 / ...
  2. Take the Metro from Guindy to Teynampet Corridor-1

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Line 40540 train, Metro  •  1h 1m

  1. Take the line 40540 train from Potheri Halt to Trisulam 40540 / ...
  2. Take the Metro from Chennai International Airport to Teynampet Corridor-1

Line 118 bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the line 118 bus from Potheri to Tambaram 118

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Potheri to Alwarpet 38 km

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Potheri to Alwarpet 38 km
Potheri → Alwarpet
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alwarpet is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alwarpet is recommended.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Potheri to Alwarpet is to drive which costs ₹300 - ₹440 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Potheri to Alwarpet is to taxi which costs ₹900 - ₹1,200 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Potheri to Alwarpet. However, there are services departing from Potheri Halt and arriving at Teynampet via Guindy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Potheri and Alwarpet is 34 km. The road distance is 38 km.

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The best way to get from Potheri to Alwarpet without a car is to line 40520 train and Metro which takes 50 min and costs ₹100 - ₹600.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Potheri to Alwarpet, including transfers.

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Potheri to Alwarpet train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Potheri Halt station.

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Potheri to Alwarpet train services, operated by Chennai Metro Rail Limited, arrive at Teynampet station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Potheri to Alwarpet is 38 km. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Potheri to Alwarpet.

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  • Distance: 33.5 km
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Potheri, India and Alwarpet, India?

MTC operates a bus from Potheri to Tambaram every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ₹23 - ₹35 and the journey takes 54 min.

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 Potheri Halt to Guindy
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹90 - ₹600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹90 - ₹120
Third AC (3A)
₹330 - ₹420
Second AC (2A)
₹450 - ₹600
Train from Potheri Halt to Trisulam
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹85 - ₹550
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹85 - ₹120
Third AC (3A)
₹330 - ₹410
Second AC (2A)
₹440 - ₹550
Chennai Metro Rail Limited
Phone
+91 44 23792000
Email
chennaimetrorail@cmrl.in
Website
chennaimetrorail.org
Subway from Guindy to Teynampet
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₹17 - ₹24
Schedules at
chennaimetrorail.org
Subway from Chennai International Airport to Teynampet
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₹30 - ₹45
Schedules at
chennaimetrorail.org
standard fare
₹30 - ₹45
Bus operators
MTC
Phone
+91 9445030516, 044 23455888
Email
mtc.chtwo@gems.vsnl.net.in
Website
mtcbus.tn.gov.in
Bus from Potheri to Tambaram
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹23 - ₹35
Schedules at
mtcbus.tn.gov.in
Other operators
Taxi from Potheri to Alwarpet
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
₹900 - ₹1,200

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