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Chennai has its own international airport which makes the city well-connected to the major international cities like New York, Paris, Tokyo, Sydney etc. The international travellers can make use of the services of major airlines like Etihad Airways, Jet Airways, Air India, Emirates and so on. Almost all of the major Indian cities have flight connectivity to Chennai. To mention a few, Bangalore, Delhi, Guwahati, Mumbai and so on are connected to Chennai by airlines like Jet Airways, SpiceJet, Go Air, Indigo Airlines etc.

Nearest Airport: The nearest airport to the city is Chennai International Airport and is around 19 km from the city downtown.

Safety Suggestion: Air travel is one of the safest means to be visiting Chennai. Snowstorms and blizzards are unheard of. However, monsoons can be quite heavy here and in times of continuous downpour, the flight schedule might get delayed and you may experience turbulence during flights.

Flight Schedule

  • BLRBengaluru
    MAAChennai
    • Air Asia India
      I5-2389
    • 07:10 08:15
    • 07:10
    • 08:15
    • 01h 05m
      Non Stop
  • Rs. 1,623
  • Rs.1,623
  • HYDHyderabad
    MAAChennai
    • Spicejet
      SG-3706
    • 05:45 07:15
    • 05:45
    • 07:15
    • 01h 30m
      Non Stop
  • Rs. 1,982
  • Rs.1,982
  • COKCochin
    MAAChennai
    • Spicejet
      SG-608
    • 10:20 11:35
    • 10:20
    • 11:35
    • 01h 15m
      Non Stop
  • Rs. 2,996
  • Rs.2,996
  • STVSurat
    MAAChennai
    • Indigo
      6E-475
    • 18:05 20:20
    • 18:05
    • 20:20
    • 02h 15m
      Non Stop
  • Rs. 3,023
  • Rs.3,023
  • PNQPune
    MAAChennai
    • Indigo
      6E-6406
    • 00:40 02:25
    • 00:40
    • 02:25
    • 01h 45m
      Non Stop
  • Rs. 3,037
  • Rs.3,037
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Plenty of bus services, both government operated and private ones, connect Chennai to the major cities in the country like Bangalore, Cochin, Hyderabad, Coimbatore etc. Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus(CMBT) and Chennai Contract Carriage Bus Terminus(CCCBT) are two important terminals of Chennai, facilitating bus connectivity. VRL Travels, SRM Transports, SRS Travels, Komitla etc. are some of the private bus operators running inter-city buses to and from Chennai. The city has an efficient network of smooth roads and connects to cities like Pune, Kolkata and even Bhubaneswar through the popular national and state highways.

Journey Suggestion: A road trip to Chennai is indeed a good idea but traffic can be an issue, especially during the peak tourist seasons. Also, the drivers need to be careful of the enormous trucks plying on these routes.

Bus Schedule

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The Chennai Central is the main rail terminus of the city. It is one of the most significant railway hubs in the whole of South India. Trains travel to most of the prominent cities in India like Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Patna, Jaipur etc. from here. Some of the trains which stop here include Bangalore Express, Charminar Express and Chennai Express. The Chennai-Egmore Railway Station and Tambaram Railway Station are the other two important railway stations in Chennai.

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  • Theme of Chennai [Contemporary, Beach, Religious, Heritage]
  • You'll love Chennai for [Landscape, Historical Sites, Shopping, Greenery, Temples]
  • Watchout for [Humidity]
  • Best Time To Visit
    November - February
  • Altitude 20 ft. above sea level

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