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There are 4 ways to get from Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Villupuram Junction (VM) Ms-Mdu Vaigai Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Tiruvannamalai (TNM) Chalukya Exp / ...

$3 - $26

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Bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore
  2. Take the bus from Vellore to Thiruvannamalai 990Ud

$10 - $16

Taxi  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai 103.1 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai 103.1 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai is to bus which costs ₹750 - ₹1,200 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai is to taxi which costs ₹2,800 - ₹3,400 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai. However, there are services departing from Guduvanchery and arriving at Thiruvannamalai via Chennai and Vellore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai. However, there are services departing from Tambaram (TBM) and arriving at Tiruvannamalai (TNM) via Villupuram Junction (VM). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

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The distance between Tambaram and Tiruvannamalai is 138 km. The road distance is 165 km.

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The best way to get from Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai without a car is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs ₹240 - ₹2,000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai, including transfers.

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Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Chennai station.

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Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Tambaram (TBM) station.

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The best way to get from Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs ₹240 - ₹2,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹750 - ₹1,200 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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  • Distance: 86.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

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

You can take a train from Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai via Villupuram Junction (VM) in around 3 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai via Paventher Salai, Chennai, and Vellore in around 6 h 19 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Villupuram Junction (VM)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $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
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Vellore to Thiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Yellow Taxi
Phone
+91 44 26 54 26 26
Website
yellowcalltaxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 44 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Thiruvannamalai station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai is 165 km. It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to drive from Tambaram to Tiruvannamalai.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Tiruvannamalai. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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