Chennai to Chidambaram Distance

Chennai To Chidambaram

(Chidambaram To Chennai)

Best way to travel from Chennai to Chidambaram

Total distance 210 km
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Chidambaram is situated at a distance of around 224 km from Chennai. Known for the famous Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram is well connected to Chennai by road, rail and air. However, the best way to reach Chidambaram from Chennai is by road, a journey of about 4? hours by car. The places covered between Chennai and Chidambaram are Chennai - 30 km -> Vandalur - 58 km -> Mamandur - 47 km -> Bukkathurai -15 km -> Madurantakam - 145 km -> Chidambaram. On the way, there are several petrol pumps and ATMs. There are many hotels and restaurants like Rucira Drive In, Sangetha and KTR on the route.

Transport options from Chennai to Chidambaram

Chennai to Chidambaram By Car: By the car: Hire a cab or rent a car to drive down to Chidambaram, which takes around 4 ? hours. This mode is ideal for group travel, with senior citizens and kids. The approximate cost of cab per kilometre ranges between INR 8 and 30, depending upon the type of the car hired.

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Mouli Pc
  • Mouli Pc
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 5 Reviews
Mouli Pc
7/7
Posted Sep 24, 2014 Sep 24, 2014
Mode of Transport:Taxi
We booked a cab, searching online, from ARV Travels, Chennai. We travelled about 2000 km Chennai-Chidambaram-Mayiladuthurai-Kumbakonam-Thanjavur-Trichy-Chennai and covered over a 100 ancient temples in 8 days. The driver was very patient, and the Toyota Etios Car was comfortable.
Car Type:
  • Sedan
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Accomodation
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:Tiruchi Chennai Hwy, Grand Southern Trunk Rd/தேசிய நெடுஞ்சாலை 45 and E Coast Rd
Trip Includes:  Vandayar Hotel
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Thinakaran
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  • 2 Reviews
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6.5/7
Posted Nov 27, 2013 Nov 27, 2013
Mode of Transport:Car
I often cross Pondy to reach Chennai. I use to take both East Coast Road and NH-45. It is very comfortable to travel in NH-45. I use to start early in the morning because the traffic will be less. I use to come over there to attend my office meetings. Mostly I will spend some time in shopping.
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  • SUV
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  • Petrol pumps
  • Food/Dhabas
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Chennai to Chidambaram By Train (194 Km)

Chennai ––› Chidambaram
By Train 194 Km
Chennai to Chidambaram by Train (194 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Che... Chi... M T W T F S S
14260 Bsb Rmm Express Chennai Egmore 10:50 15:00 N N N N N N Y
16175 Karaikal Express Chennai Egmore 23:15 03:44 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
16179 Mannai Exp Chennai Egmore 22:00 02:13 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
16701 Rameswaram Express Chennai Egmore 21:40 01:37 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
16735 Tiruchendur Express Chennai Egmore 16:05 20:29 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
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Chennai to Chidambaram By Car/Taxi (194 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 11 2134
Toyota Qualis 11 2134
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 2328
Mahindra Scopio A/C 12 2328
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 13 2522
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Road/Route Map For Chennai To Chidambaram

Driving directions from Chennai to Chidambaram
  • Taxi
    • Total distance:194 km
    • Duration: 3 Hrs by car
    • Price:from Rs. 9 per km
  • Bus
    • Total distance:194 km
  • Flights
    • Total distance:194 km
    • Nearest Airport:Tiruchirapalli
  • Trains
    • Best trains to take:Kop Hyb Special (01031), Bsb Rmm Express (14260)
    • Last station:Chidambaram
    • Total distance:194 km
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