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

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Train  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the train from Tiruchendur to Madurai Jn 56770 / ...
  2. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Ambur 02687 / ...

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Bus  •  12h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Tiruchendur to Ambur 981T

Drive  •  7h 56m

  1. Drive from Tiruchchendur to Ambur 557.3 km

Fly to Madras, train  •  6h 45m

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

Fly to Bengaluru, train  •  8h 36m

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

Tiruchchendur to Ambur by train

The train journey time between Tiruchchendur and Ambur is around 21h 38m and covers a distance of around 632 km. This includes an average layover time of around 9h 25m. The fastest train normally takes 18h 41m. Operated by Indian Railways, the Tiruchchendur to Ambur train service departs from Tiruchendur and arrives in Ambur. Typically three trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
12h 13m
Layover time:
9h 25m
Total time:
21h 38m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
18h 41m
Train distance:
632 km
Trains per week:
3
Cheapest price:
₹393
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:40
Last train departs at:
19:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tiruchchendur to Ambur train schedules

Tiruchchendur → Ambur
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ambur is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ambur is recommended.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Tiruchchendur to Ambur is to bus which costs ₹750 - ₹1,200 and takes 12h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Tiruchchendur to Ambur is to fly and train which costs ₹3,600 - ₹8,500 and takes 6h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tiruchendur and arriving at Ambur. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tiruchchendur to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Tiruchendur and arriving at Ambur via Madurai Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 6m.

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It is 482 km from Tiruchchendur to Ambur. It is approximately 557.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Tiruchchendur to Ambur without a car is to train which takes 12h 6m and costs ₹390 - ₹2,100.

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It takes approximately 12h 6m to get from Tiruchchendur to Ambur, including transfers.

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Tiruchchendur to Ambur bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Tiruchendur station.

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Tiruchchendur to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Tiruchendur station.

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The best way to get from Tiruchchendur to Ambur is to train which takes 12h 6m and costs ₹390 - ₹2,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹750 - ₹1,200 and takes 12h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Tiruchchendur to Ambur.
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  • Distance: 482 km
  • Duration: 12h 6m

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

You can take a train from Tiruchchendur to Ambur via Madurai Jn in around 12h 6m. Alternatively, SETC operates a bus from Tiruchendur to Ambur hourly. Tickets cost ₹750 - ₹1,200 and the journey takes 12h 32m.

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 51m
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 Tiruchendur to Madurai Jn
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹160 - ₹900
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹160 - ₹210
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹650
Second AC (2A)
₹700 - ₹900
Train from Madurai Jn to Ambur
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
₹230 - ₹1,200
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹230 - ₹300
Third AC (3A)
₹650 - ₹850
Second AC (2A)
₹950 - ₹1,200
Train from Chennai Central to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 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 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Tiruchendur to Ambur
Ave. Duration
12h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹750 - ₹1,200
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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Tiruchchendur to Ambur bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Ambur station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tiruchchendur to Ambur is 557 km. It takes approximately 7h 56m to drive from Tiruchchendur 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 Tiruchchendur to Tuticorin Airport is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,400.

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