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There are 4 ways to get from Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur by train, taxi or car

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Train via Vellore

  1. Take the train from Tiruvannamalai to Katpadi Jn
  2. Take the train from Katpadi Jn to Ambur

3 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Tiruvannamalai to Jolarpettai

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur

Drive

  1. Drive from Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur

Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur by train

The train journey time between Tiruvannāmalai and Ambur is around 4h 18m and covers a distance of around 146 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. The fastest train normally takes 3h 13m. Operated by Indian Railways, the Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur train service departs from Tiruvannamalai and arrives in Ambur. Typically 34 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:
3h 18m
Layover time:
1h
Total time:
4h 18m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 13m
Train distance:
146 km
Trains per week:
34
Cheapest price:
₹179
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:20
Last train departs at:
23:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur is to train via Vellore which costs ₹170 - ₹200 and takes 3h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur is to taxi which costs ₹2,200 - ₹2,700 and takes 1h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Tiruvannamalai and arriving at Ambur via Katpadi Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 41m.

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The distance between Tiruvannāmalai and Ambur is 74 km. The road distance is 123.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur without a car is to train via Vellore which takes 3h 41m and costs ₹170 - ₹200.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur, including transfers.

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Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Tiruvannamalai station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur is 124 km. It takes approximately 1h 45m to drive from Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur.

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Map of how to get from Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur.
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  • Distance: 73.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 41m

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

You can take a train from Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur via Katpadi Jn in around 3h 41m.

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 Tiruvannamalai to Katpadi Jn
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹95 - ₹110
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Katpadi Jn to Ambur
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹80 - ₹90
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Tiruvannamalai to Jolarpettai
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹150
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Tiruvannāmalai to Ambur
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Estimated price
₹2,200 - ₹2,700
SMS Taxi
Phone
+91 75 39 92 99 55
Santhosh Travels
Phone
+91 95 00 42 57 00
Website
santhoshtravelstvm.com
Gurudev Travels
Phone
+91 94 42 74 55 78

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