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There are 5 ways to get from Sholinganallur to Ambur by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Ambur

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Ambur

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Sholinganallur to Ambur

Drive

  1. Drive from Sholinganallur to Ambur

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Salem (SXV)
  2. Take the train from Salem Jn to Ambur

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The most affordable way to get from Sholinganallur to Ambur is to train, which costs ₹500 - ₹600 and takes 4h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Sholinganallur to Ambur is to taxi which costs ₹3,200 - ₹3,900 and takes 2h 40m.

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The distance between Sholinganallur and Ambur is 165 km. The road distance is 182.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sholinganallur to Ambur without a car is to train which takes 4h 43m and costs ₹500 - ₹600.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Sholinganallur to Ambur, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sholinganallur to Ambur is to train which takes 4h 43m and costs ₹500 - ₹600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,400 and takes 4h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Salem Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sholinganallur to Ambur is 182 km. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Sholinganallur to Ambur.

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Timbis Air Services offers flights from Madras Airport to Salem Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sholinganallur to Ambur.
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  • Distance: 164.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 43m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai Central to Ambur every 2 hours. Tickets cost ₹130 - ₹150 and the journey takes 2h 43m. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Ambur 4 times a day. Tickets cost ₹550 - ₹800 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
Timbis Air Services
Website
timbisair.com
Flights from Madras to Salem
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,600 - ₹4,200
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 Chennai Central to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹150
Website
irctc.co.in
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12go.asia
Train from Salem Jn to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹135
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
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 Sholinganallur to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹3,900
Savaari Car Rentals Private Limited
Phone
+91 95 66 63 33 35
Website
savaari.com
Karthik Travels
Phone
+91 44 24 62 22 22
Website
karthiktravels.com
Drop Taxi
Phone
+91 79 99 22 20 00
Website
droptaxi.in

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The best way to get from Sholinganallur to Madras Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs ₹500 - ₹650.

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