Chennai to Yercaud Distance

Chennai To Yercaud

(Yercaud To Chennai)

Best way to travel from Chennai to Yercaud

Total distance 339 km
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Yercaud is situated at a distance of around 341 km from Chennai. Famous for its oranges, spices and coffee cultivation, Yercaud is well connected to Chennai by road, rail and air. However, the best way to reach Yercaud from Chennai is by road, a journey of about 7 hours by car. The places covered between Chennai and Yercaud are Chennai - 11 km -> Maduravoyal Ration Kadai - 91 km -> Kaveripakkam -105 km -> Vaniyambadi Bus Stand - 25 km -> Adiyur -110 km -> Yercaud. On the way, there are several fuelling stations. Road side dhabas like Punjabi Dhaba are present on the route.

Transport options from Chennai to Yercaud

Chennai to Yercaud By Car: Hire a cab or rent a car to drive down to Yercaud, which takes nearly 7 hours. This mode is ideal for group travel as well as for senior citizens and kids. Approximate cost of cab per kilometre ranges from INR 8 to 30, depending upon the type of the car hired.

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Vandi Ah
  • Vandi Ah
  • Lives in Chennai
  • 3 Reviews
Vandi Ah
6.5/7
Posted 2 weeks ago Feb 19, 2015
Mode of Transport:Car
The car journey probably was the best part of the trip. You get to interact with family members and get to know them better. We carried lots of snacks watched movies on the way. The scenery while driving was a beautiful sight to watch. It was like heaven on earth.
Car Type:
  • SUV
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:Nagapattinam-Chennai Hwy and NH 68
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Nikhil Bhansali
  • Nikhil Bhansali
  • Lives in Chennai
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  • 6 Reviews
Nikhil Bhansali
6/7
Posted 1 month ago Jan 21, 2015
Mode of Transport:Train
It was nice journey with breakfast and it reached in the shortest time. We had a nice train journey and the train started on time and reached on time. The staff were good and we had nice sleep in the train as we were carrying the neck pillow, else its difficult to sleep.
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Train name (Train no): Kovai Express (12675)
Tickets booked:
  • Tatkal
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • On-time
Boarding Station: Chennai Central
 2.50/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Salem Junction
 6.00/7
Trip Includes:  GRT Nature Trails
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K suresh
  • K suresh
  • Lives in Chennai
  • 2 Reviews
K suresh
6.5/7
Posted 2 months ago Dec 19, 2014
Mode of Transport:Taxi
Enjoyed the trip from Chennai to Yercaud via Tanjore. Visited Tanjore big temple which was our big dream for the past 5 yrs. I stayed one night in Tanjore and next day we went to Yercaud and stayed there for 2 nights, stay was very much satisfactory. I would like to visit one more time if time permits. Thanks to the Lake Forest hotel!
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Car Type:
  • SUV
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Accomodation
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:NH45 and NH 68
Trip Includes:  Lake Forest Hotel Yercaud
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Dinesh kumar
  • Dinesh kumar
  • Lives in Chennai
  • 2 Reviews
Dinesh kumar
5.5/7
Posted 3 months ago Dec 12, 2014
Mode of Transport:Car
I love it when I drive in car with my friends and drive was superb and nice. Please drive safely and I enjoyed the drive as I like it. The drive was through the night. Had fun with my friends and all we drove safely to the destination. Overall I loved it as I love driving.
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Car Type:
  • Sedan
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Food/Dhabas
Route Taken:AH 45 and Salem - Tirupattur - Vaniyambadi Rd/SH18
Trip Includes:  Hills Resort
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Riyaz babu
  • Riyaz babu
  • Lives in Chennai
  • 3 Reviews
Riyaz babu
7/7
Posted Sep 15, 2014 Sep 15, 2014
Mode of Transport:Car
The national highways are very good nowadays and have enough signboards and direction assistance. Though there were many restaurants and highway stopover points, we hardly took any. It is only in Salem we got a little confused with road diversions due to poor sign boards due to developmental activities.
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Car Type:
  • Hatchback
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Accomodation
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Trip Includes:  Wellington Hill Resort | Big Lake
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Chennai to Yercaud By Train (262 Km)

Chennai ––› Salem
By Train 276 Km
Salem ––› Yercaud
By Taxi 15 Km
Chennai to Salem by Train (276 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Che... Yer... M T W T F S S
12243 Shatabdi Express Chennai Central 07:15 11:23 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
11063 Ms Salem Exp Chennai Egmore 23:00 06:35 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
13351 Dhn Alappuzha E Chennai Central 03:25 09:00 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
16041 Alleppey Exp Chennai Central 20:45 01:17 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
16310 Pnbe Ers Express Chennai Central 04:15 09:15 N N N Y Y N N
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Salem to Yercaud by cab (15 Km)
Vehicle Rs/Km Estimate (Rs)
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 13 195
Ford Endeavor 35 525
Ford Fiesta A/C 18 270
Ford Ikon A/C 17 255
Honda Accord 55 825
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Chennai to Yercaud By Car/Taxi (262 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 11 2882
Toyota Qualis 11 2882
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 3144
Mahindra Scopio A/C 12 3144
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 13 3406
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Road/Route Map For Chennai To Yercaud

Driving directions from Chennai to Yercaud
  • Taxi
    • Total distance:262 km
    • Duration: 4 Hrs by car
    • Price:from Rs. 9 per km
  • Bus
    • Total distance:262 km
  • Flights
    • Total distance:262 km
    • Nearest Airport:Bangalore
  • Trains
    • Best trains to take:Quilon Express (0655), Quilon Express (0653)
    • Last station:Salem
    • Total distance:262 km
  • Hotels
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    • Hotel reviews: 2262
    • Awards: 29 of 60 hotels won Best of 2012 award
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