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

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Train via Salem

  1. Take the train from Vridhachalam Jn to Salem Jn
  2. Take the train from Salem Jn to Ambur

Train

  1. Take the train from Vridhachalam Jn to Arakkonam
  2. Take the train from Arakkonam to Ambur

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Virudhachalam to Ambur

Drive

  1. Drive from Virudhachalam to Ambur

Virudhachalam to Ambur by train

The train journey time between Virudhachalam and Ambur is around 13h 8m and covers a distance of around 292 km. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 19m. The fastest train normally takes 12h 23m. Operated by Indian Railways, the Virudhachalam to Ambur train service departs from Vridhachalam Jn and arrives in Ambur. Typically seven 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:
5h 48m
Layover time:
7h 19m
Total time:
13h 8m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
12h 23m
Train distance:
292 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
₹263
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:00
Last train departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Virudhachalam to Ambur train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Virudhachalam to Ambur is to train via Salem which costs ₹260 - ₹1,600 and takes 6h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Virudhachalam to Ambur is to taxi which costs ₹3,900 - ₹4,700 and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Virudhachalam to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Vridhachalam Jn and arriving at Ambur via Salem Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 14m.

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The distance between Virudhachalam and Ambur is 157 km. The road distance is 216.9 km.

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The best way to get from Virudhachalam to Ambur without a car is to train via Salem which takes 6h 14m and costs ₹260 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Virudhachalam to Ambur, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Virudhachalam to Ambur is 217 km. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from Virudhachalam to Ambur.

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Map of how to get from Virudhachalam to Ambur.
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  • Distance: 156.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 14m

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

You can take a train from Virudhachalam to Ambur via Salem Jn in around 6h 14m.

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 Vridhachalam Jn to Salem Jn
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹750
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹170
Third AC (3A)
₹430 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹750
Train from Salem Jn to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹440 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Train from Vridhachalam Jn to Arakkonam
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
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 Arakkonam to Ambur
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹120 - ₹160
Third AC (3A)
₹410 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹550 - ₹700
Other operators
Taxi from Virudhachalam to Ambur
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Estimated price
₹3,900 - ₹4,700

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