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There are 5 ways to get from Tiruvannāmalai to Ponneri by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

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

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Train via Thiruthani

  1. Take the train from Tiruvannamalai to Tiruttani
  2. Take the train from Tiruttani to Basin Bridge Jn

3 alternative options

Bus

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

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Tiruvannāmalai to Ponneri

Drive

  1. Drive from Tiruvannāmalai to Ponneri
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tiruvannāmalai to Ponneri is to train via Thiruthani which costs ₹340 - ₹2,100 and takes 6h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Tiruvannāmalai to Ponneri is to taxi which costs ₹3,700 - ₹4,400 and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tiruvannāmalai to Ponneri. However, there are services departing from Tiruvannamalai and arriving at Ponneri via Katpadi Jn, Perambur and Basin Bridge Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 2m.

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The distance between Tiruvannāmalai and Ponneri is 173 km. The road distance is 219.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tiruvannāmalai to Ponneri without a car is to train which takes 6h 2m and costs ₹400 - ₹2,600.

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It takes approximately 6h 2m to get from Tiruvannāmalai to Ponneri, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Tiruvannāmalai to Ponneri is to train which takes 6h 2m and costs ₹400 - ₹2,600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7h 50m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tiruvannāmalai to Ponneri is 220 km. It takes approximately 2h 56m to drive from Tiruvannāmalai to Ponneri.

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  • Distance: 173.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 2m

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

You can take a train from Tiruvannāmalai to Ponneri via Katpadi Jn, Perambur, and Basin Bridge Jn in around 6h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tiruvannāmalai to Ponneri via Vellore, Chennai, Koyambedu, Vadapalani, Vadapalani Kovil, Chennai Central, and M.G.R Chennai Central Suburban Terminal in around 7h 50m.

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.

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Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tiruvannamalai to Katpadi Jn
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹110 - ₹700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹110 - ₹150
Third AC (3A)
₹390 - ₹490
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹700
Train from Katpadi Jn to Perambur
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹750
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹120 - ₹160
Third AC (3A)
₹420 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹550 - ₹750
Train from Tiruvannamalai to Tiruttani
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
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
Train from Tiruttani to Basin Bridge Jn
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₹110 - ₹650
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹110 - ₹140
Third AC (3A)
₹380 - ₹480
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹650
Bus operators
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Thiruvannamalai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₹160 - ₹240
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Vellore to Chennai
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tiruvannāmalai to Ponneri
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Estimated price
₹3,700 - ₹4,400
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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