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There are 6 ways to get from Vadapalani to Alwarpet by bus, subway, train, taxi or foot

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Vadapalani Kovil to Nandanam Military Quarters

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Metro

  1. Take the Metro from Vadapalani to Alandur
  2. Take the Metro from Alandur to Teynampet

Bus, Metro

  1. Take the bus from Vadapalani Kovil to Mayor Kabali Moorthy Road
  2. Take the Metro from Government Estate to Teynampet

Metro, line 42852 train

  1. Take the Metro from Vadapalani to Chennai Central
  2. Take the line 42852 train from Chennai Fort to Mandaveli

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Vadapalani to Alwarpet

Walk

  1. Walk from Vadapalani to Alwarpet
Vadapalani → Alwarpet
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alwarpet is 1800118797.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vadapalani to Alwarpet is to Metro which costs ₹35 - ₹65 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vadapalani to Alwarpet is to taxi which costs ₹250 - ₹310 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vadapalani Kovil and arriving at Nandanam Military Quarters. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vadapalani to Alwarpet. However, there are services departing from Vadapalani and arriving at Teynampet via Alandur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 min.

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It is approximately 5 km to get from Vadapalani to Alwarpet.

The best way to get from Vadapalani to Alwarpet without a car is to bus which takes 15 min and costs ₹12 - ₹50.

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The bus from Vadapalani Kovil to Nandanam Military Quarters takes 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Vadapalani to Alwarpet bus services, operated by MTC, depart from Vadapalani Kovil station.

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Vadapalani to Alwarpet train services, operated by Chennai Metro Rail Limited, depart from Vadapalani station.

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Vadapalani to Alwarpet bus services, operated by MTC, arrive at Nandanam Military Quarters station.

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Map of how to get from Vadapalani to Alwarpet.
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  • Distance: 4.9 km
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between Vadapalani, India and Alwarpet, India?

MTC operates a bus from Vadapalani Kovil to Nandanam Military Quarters hourly. Tickets cost ₹12 - ₹50 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Vadapalani to Alwarpet via Alandur in around 27 min.

Train operators
Chennai Metro Rail Limited
Phone
+91 44 23792000
Email
chennaimetrorail@cmrl.in
Website
chennaimetrorail.org
Subway from Vadapalani to Alandur
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
₹18 - ₹26
Schedules at
chennaimetrorail.org
Subway from Alandur to Teynampet
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₹21 - ₹35
Schedules at
chennaimetrorail.org
Subway from Government Estate to Teynampet
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₹16 - ₹24
Schedules at
chennaimetrorail.org
Subway from Vadapalani to Chennai Central
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₹50 - ₹75
Schedules at
chennaimetrorail.org
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 Chennai Fort to Mandaveli
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₹80 - ₹550
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹80 - ₹110
Third AC (3A)
₹310 - ₹390
Second AC (2A)
₹420 - ₹550
Bus operators
MTC
Phone
+91 9445030516, 044 23455888
Email
mtc.chtwo@gems.vsnl.net.in
Website
mtcbus.tn.gov.in
Bus from Vadapalani Kovil to Nandanam Military Quarters
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹12 - ₹50
Schedules at
mtcbus.tn.gov.in
Bus from Vadapalani Kovil to Mayor Kabali Moorthy Road
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₹17 - ₹50
Schedules at
mtcbus.tn.gov.in
Other operators
Taxi from Vadapalani to Alwarpet
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
₹250 - ₹310
Tenride
Phone
+91 94 99 97 36 69
Website
tenride.com
Drop Taxi
Phone
+91 79 99 22 20 00
Website
droptaxi.in
Chennai Taxi
Phone
+91 89 39 33 40 40
Website
chennaitaxiservice.com

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