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

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  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Ambur

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Tambaram to Ambur

Drive

  1. Drive from Tambaram to Ambur

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The cost-effective way to get from Tambaram to Ambur is to train, which costs ₹240 - ₹1,500 and takes 4h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Tambaram to Ambur is to taxi which costs ₹3,000 - ₹3,600 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tambaram to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Tambaram and arriving at Ambur via Chennai Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 22m.

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The distance between Tambaram and Ambur is 154 km. The road distance is 168.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tambaram to Ambur without a car is to train which takes 4h 22m and costs ₹240 - ₹1,500.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from Tambaram to Ambur, including transfers.

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Tambaram to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chennai Central station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tambaram to Ambur is 168 km. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Tambaram to Ambur.

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  • Distance: 153.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 22m

What companies run services between Tambaram, 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
Website
indianrail.gov.in
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
Other operators
Taxi from Tambaram to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹3,600
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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