How to Reach Chennai

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How to Reach Chennai

Located along the sun-kissed coast of the Bay of Bengal in the state of Tamilnadu, Chennai is one of the most popular tourist destinations of South India as well as important metropolitan cities of India. So it is known fact that, the city has well connectivity of airways, railways and roadways. With all major connectivity of transportation, reaching Chennai becomes much easier and convenient.

By Airways: Chennai has both domestic and international airport well connected with all the major cities of India as well as with important foreign counties. Cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Bangaluru, Ahmedabad, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kochi, Port Blair, etc. are well connected by airways to Chennai. Chennai international airport considered to be the 3rd busiest airport of India is located just 7 kms away from Chennai city and it has two terminal called Anna International Terminal, well connected to most major airports of the world. For Domestic airlines operate from Kamaraj Domestic Terminal on daily basis and connects to all the major cities of India with Chennai.

By Train: Train is the second best medium to travel to Chennai as the city has three major railway stations i.e. Chennai Central, Egmore and Tambaram.

From Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram is near about 56 kms from Chennai and it takes near about 1 hours 30 mins to reach here via East Coast Road. From Mahabalipuram Follow E Coast Rd to Dr Muthu Lakshmi Rd/LB Rd in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai and then continue on LB Rd. Take Greenways Rd, Santhome High Rd and Kamarajar Promenade to General Hospital Rd/SH 114 in Park Town. Drive past Bharat petroleum Bunk and continue onto Adyar Bridge/Thiru-Vi-Ka Bridge and then continue onto Santhome High Rd and then continue onto Continue onto Muthuswamy Rd connecting to Chennai.

From Kanchipuram

From Kanchipuram, Chennai is about 74 kms and it takes near about 2 hours to reach here via Kanchipuram – Chennai Road. From Kanchipuram take Kanchipuram – Vellore Bypass road and Kanchipuram Chennai Road to NH48. Continue onto NH48 to Kilpauk, Chennai and then continue onto Poonamallee High Rd to Sydenhams Rd in Poongavanapuram and finally to At Ega Theatre, continue onto EVR Rd/Poonamallee High Rd to connect Chennai.

From Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is near about 525 kms away and it takes near about 7 hours 20 mins without traffic via Chennai Theni Highway to reach Chennai. From Kodaikanal, take Laws Ghat Rd to NH183 and then continue onto Kodai Ghat Road. Continue the drive to connect to NH183. Take NH83, NH38 and Chennai Theni Hwy to Sydenhams Rd in Poongavanapuram, Chennai. From here continue the drive till you connect and merge onto Kanchipuram – Chennai Rd/Madras Bombay Trunk Rd/Mumbai Hwy/Poonamallee High Rd/Vellore – Chennai Rd.

From Pondicherry

From Pondicherry, Chennai is about 170 kms and it takes near about 3 hours 11 mins via NH32 without traffic. From Pondicherry or Puducherry take Thengaithittu Main Rd to NH32 in Vasantha Nagar and heat towards west on Thengaithittu Main Rd towards Vallar St. Pass Marapalam Bus Stop and take left onto Cuddalore Road to Follow NH32 to Sydenhams Rd in Poongavanapuram, Chennai. Continue the drive till you get onto Kanchipuram – Chennai Rd/Madras Bombay Trunk Rd/Mumbai Hwy/Poonamallee High Rd/Vellore – Chennai Rd.

From Madurai

Chennai is about 462 kms away from Pondicherry and it takes 8  – 9 hours to reach here via NH 38. From Madurai, follow NH38 and Chennai Theni Hwy to Sydenhams Rd in Poongavanapuram, Chennai and head east onto NH85 towards Ramasamy Naidu St. Continue the drive and keep right to stay on NH38 and drive to connect Chennai Theni Hwy/Trichy-Tindivanam Hwy/Ulundurpet Bypass Flyover . Continue the drive Slight left to merge onto Kanchipuram – Chennai Rd/Madras Bombay Trunk Rd/Mumbai Hwy/Poonamallee High Rd/Vellore – Chennai Rd. From here keep left onto Sydenhams Rd finally to reach Chennai.