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

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Train via Vellore

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Villupuram Jn to Jolarpettai

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Villupuram to Ambur

Drive

  1. Drive from Villupuram to Ambur

Villupuram to Ambur by train

The train journey time between Villupuram and Ambur is around 5h 18m and covers a distance of around 213 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 10m. The fastest train normally takes 4h 8m. Operated by Indian Railways, the Villupuram to Ambur train service departs from Villupuram Jn and arrives in Ambur. Typically 18 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:
4h 7m
Layover time:
1h 10m
Total time:
5h 18m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 8m
Train distance:
213 km
Trains per week:
18
Cheapest price:
₹242
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
03:10
Last train departs at:
22:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Villupuram to Ambur train schedules

Villupuram → Ambur
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COVID-19 help in India

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1800118797

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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.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800118797.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Indian Bureau of Immigration.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Villupuram to Ambur is to train via Vellore, which costs ₹240 - ₹1,400 and takes 5h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Villupuram to Ambur is to taxi which costs ₹3,100 - ₹3,700 and takes 2h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Villupuram to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Villupuram Jn and arriving at Ambur via Katpadi Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 8m.

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The distance between Villupuram and Ambur is 127 km. The road distance is 172.9 km.

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The best way to get from Villupuram to Ambur without a car is to train via Vellore which takes 5h 8m and costs ₹240 - ₹1,400.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Villupuram to Ambur, including transfers.

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Villupuram to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Villupuram Jn station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Villupuram to Ambur is 173 km. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Villupuram to Ambur.

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  • Distance: 126.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 8m

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

You can take a train from Villupuram to Ambur via Katpadi Jn in around 5h 8m.

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 Villupuram Jn to Katpadi Jn
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
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12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹450 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Train from Katpadi Jn to Ambur
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹130
Third AC (3A)
₹350 - ₹440
Second AC (2A)
₹480 - ₹600
Train from Villupuram Jn to Jolarpettai
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₹170 - ₹950
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹170 - ₹220
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹700
Second AC (2A)
₹700 - ₹950
Other operators
Taxi from Villupuram to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹3,700

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