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How to Reach Chennai

Chennai is one of the major South Indian gateways, which forms one of the key medical tourist destinations. The art and culture reflect the tastes and preferences of its inhabitants. 

A vast network of roads connects Chennai with the other parts of the country. There are various ways of travel to Chennai.

How to reach Chennai by Air:

Chennai is considered to be the gateway to the entire southern part of India. The city can be reached from all directions by way of a plethora of flights.

How to reach Chennai by Air

  • Kamraj Terminal is meant to cater to the passengers of domestic flights, while the Anna Terminal is meant for availing the international flight services.

How to reach Chennai by Train:

  • Chennai Egmore and Chennai Central are the two main stations providing long distance train services.Chennai Central runs trains for major Indian cities like Ahmadabad, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Delhi, Coimbatore, Mumbai, and Bangalore on a daily basis.
  • City buses would connect the Bus Terminus to these stations, while the suburban rail is meant to connect them to the airport.

  • Perambur and Tambaram are two important halts for trains heading towards Central and Egmore respectively.

How to reach Chennai by Road:

How to Reach Chennai by Road
  • One needs to travel westward till about 10 km away from the center to reach the Koyambedu suburb; this is the place where in the Mofussil bus stand welcomes all Chennai bound buses.

  • A few other important stoppages include Trisulam, St. Thomas Mount, Guindy, Saidapet (towards Little Mount Church), Mambalam (towards silk shops and TNagar), Kodambakkam, Nungambakkam, Egmore, Park (for Central), Fort and Beach (on the other side of the GPO).
  • The means of NH-205, NH-45, Nh-5 and NH-4 support the best road links that connect the rest of our nation with the city of Chennai.

  • Both for the smaller towns and the major cities, this network of roads acts as the strongest link. You’ll reach your desired location within a short time once you hire a maxi cab (the popular term used for taxis).

  • Luxury buses as well as government buses are provided for commuters by the government of Tamil Nadu.

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