There are 3 ways to get from Salem to Tiruvannamalai by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Salem Town (SXT) to Villupuram Junction (VM) Maq Pdy Exp
  2. Take the train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Tiruvannamalai (TNM) Chalukya Exp / ...

$4 - $27

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salem to Tiruvannamalai 94.7 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Salem to Tiruvannamalai 94.7 miles

$15 - $23

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No, there is no direct train from Salem to Tiruvannamalai. However, there are services departing from Salem Town (SXT) and arriving at Tiruvannamalai (TNM) via Villupuram Junction (VM). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 33 min.

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The distance between Salem and Tiruvannamalai is 119 km. The road distance is 151.4 km.

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The best way to get from Salem to Tiruvannamalai without a car is to train which takes 6 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Salem to Tiruvannamalai, including transfers.

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Salem to Tiruvannamalai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Salem Town (SXT) station.

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Salem to Tiruvannamalai train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Tiruvannamalai (TNM) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salem to Tiruvannamalai is 151 km. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Salem to Tiruvannamalai.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Tiruvannamalai. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Salem to Tiruvannamalai.
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  • Distance: 74.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

What companies run services between Salem, India and Tiruvannamalai, India?

You can take a train from Salem to Tiruvannamalai via Villupuram Junction (VM) in around 6 h 33 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Salem Town (SXT) to Villupuram Junction (VM)
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Tiruvannamalai (TNM)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Salem to Tiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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