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

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Train  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the train from Tuticorin to Erode Jn 06235 / ...
  2. Take the train from Erode Jn to Ambur 02676 / ...

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Bus  •  11h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Tuticorin to Ambur 981T

Drive  •  7h 24m

  1. Drive from Thoothukudi to Ambur 523 km

Fly to Madras, train  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Tuticorin (TCR) to Madras (MAA) TCR - MAA
  2. Take the train from Chennai Central to Ambur

Fly to Bengaluru, train  •  8h 14m

  1. Fly from Tuticorin (TCR) to Bengaluru (BLR) TCR - BLR
  2. Take the train from Krishnarajapurm to Ambur

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The cheapest way to get from Thoothukudi to Ambur is to bus which costs ₹700 - ₹1,100 and takes 11h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Thoothukudi to Ambur is to fly and train which costs ₹3,000 - ₹8,000 and takes 6h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tuticorin and arriving at Ambur. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thoothukudi to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Tuticorin and arriving at Ambur via Erode Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 59m.

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The distance between Thoothukudi and Ambur is 452 km. The road distance is 523 km.

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The best way to get from Thoothukudi to Ambur without a car is to train which takes 10h 59m and costs ₹370 - ₹2,000.

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It takes approximately 10h 59m to get from Thoothukudi to Ambur, including transfers.

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Thoothukudi to Ambur bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Tuticorin station.

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Thoothukudi to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Tuticorin station.

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The best way to get from Thoothukudi to Ambur is to train which takes 10h 59m and costs ₹370 - ₹2,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹700 - ₹1,100 and takes 11h 37m.

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  • Distance: 452 km
  • Duration: 10h 59m

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

You can take a train from Thoothukudi to Ambur via Erode Jn in around 10h 59m. Alternatively, SETC operates a bus from Tuticorin to Ambur hourly. Tickets cost ₹700 - ₹1,100 and the journey takes 11h 37m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tuticorin to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,300 - ₹8,000
Flights from Tuticorin to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,300 - ₹8,000
Flights from Tuticorin to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,600 - ₹6,500
Flights from Tuticorin to Bengaluru via Madras
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,900 - ₹8,000
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 Tuticorin to Erode Jn
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹210 - ₹1,100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹210 - ₹280
Third AC (3A)
₹600 - ₹800
Second AC (2A)
₹850 - ₹1,100
Train from Erode Jn to Ambur
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹160 - ₹900
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹160 - ₹210
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹650
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹900
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
Train from Krishnarajapurm to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹450 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Bus operators
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tuticorin to Ambur
Ave. Duration
11h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹700 - ₹1,100
Schedules at
tnstc.in

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The quickest flight from Tuticorin Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Thoothukudi to Ambur bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Ambur station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thoothukudi to Ambur is 523 km. It takes approximately 7h 24m to drive from Thoothukudi to Ambur.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Tuticorin Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Ambur. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Thoothukudi to Tuticorin Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs ₹500 - ₹650.

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