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1.372 Km
1 hour 40 min
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Intl. Airport

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Transportation to Chennai Airport from the City Center

The distance between the city center of Chennai in India and Chennai International Airport is approximately 21 kilometers. You can cover this distance by taking a train, bus, taxi or by renting a car, in 50 minutes on average.

Train

Train is the most used means of transportation of Chennai, which is a large and crowded city. Trains depart every 5-6 minutes, and their period between the stops is 2 minutes. When you want to go to the airport from the city center, there are no stops right in front of the terminal; however, you can take a short walk when you get off at Tirusulam stop. The duration of your journey depends on the station you take the train at in the city. To get off at this stop, you must come to Park Train Station in the city center and then take one of the local trains going to Tambaram or Chengalpet direction. 

Contrary to the general perception in the country, the wagons of the trains in Chennai are quite clean and have air conditioners. One train ticket costs maximum 40 Indian Rupees (1 INR=0.015 USD), and you can buy the tickets at every station. This cost is more reasonable than the airport transfers with a rented car or taxi; it is the most economical transportation alternative.

Bus

In your transfers to the airport from the city center, another economical alternative is to take a bus. This journey, by local buses, takes approximately 40 minutes. You can come close to the airport by the buses that you can take from the bus stops in the city center and goes from the direction of Thindivam (Trichy). The first bus departs from the harbor in the city center at 10:00 every day. Because the drivers are quite used to tourists, you can get their help for the stop you are going to get off at.

Taxi

If your backpack is not the only thing with you and you do not want to wait at bus stops or train stations, the most practical option you can prefer for transfer to the airport from the city center of Chennai is to take a taxi. Taxis, which you can stop within the traffic or reserve on the Internet, are active 24/7, and you can complete your transfer in about 30 minutes by taking them. For your transfer, which will cost 350-500 Indian Rupees on average, you can call a taxi from the well-known companies such as City Taxi (+91 82972 82979) and Fast Track (+91 44288 89999). You can also save money by benefitting from joint taxis, which are among the alternatives that tourists mostly resort to.

Car Rental

If your flight is at an early hour and you want to go to the airport with your own car, you will encounter several companies in the city, offering options in this matter. In order to see compared prices in the type of vehicle you prefer, you can search regional companies on the Internet and get offers from international brands such as Hertz, Avis, Alamo and Europcar.

Airport Information

Chennai International Airport serves Chennai, which is one of the biggest cities of India. With its active traffic, it is the fourth busiest airport of India following Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru. The airport, which is visited by approximately 20 million passengers per year and has adjacent international and domestic flights terminals, is located 21 kilometers far from the city center. While the domestic flights terminal is named after K. Kamaraj, one of the former Indian ministers, the international flights terminal is named as CN Annadurai.

While waiting for the departure of your plane in Chennai International Airport, which is the busiest airport of South India, you can visit shops and spend time in restaurants and cafes. Besides, the airport provides services such as free Wi-Fi, car rental offices and ATMs.

Last Updated: 01 Aug 2018

Transportation to Ahmedabad City Center from Airport

It is very easy to reach Ahmedabad city center from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport by taxi or renting a car. There are 4 different bus routes carrying passengers to the city center. This transportation alternative is much more affordable and especially passengers with backpacks can benefit from this option.

Taxi

There are taxi stands at the exit of the arrival area of the Terminal 1 building of the airport. Since self-employed taxi drivers generally don’t use taximeter, they can demand higher fares. You can ask for a reliable taxi contracted with the airport by visiting the prepaid taxi counter located in the Terminal 1. Travelling to the city center from the airport costs approximately 300 INR. If you will agree with a different driver, make sure to bargain before getting on the taxi.

Car Rental      

Car rental companies offer service in the arriving passenger area located in Terminal 1. Since there is heavy traffic in the city and drivers don’t generally obey the traffic rules, foreigners are advised to rent a car with a driver. However, if you decide to drive the car on your own, in order to reach the city center from the airport you should follow the Airport Road when you go out of the airport and go across one of the bridges on Sabarmati River. You can get to the city center in about twenty minutes by driving southward along the riverside.

Bus

Some bus routes operated by private companies and municipality depart from the airport and carry passengers to Ahmedabad city center. The travel lasts about 20 minutes. Bus routes 105 and 101 go to the Lal Darwaja Bus Station in the city center and bus routes 16 and 06 go to the main railway station in the city center. Passengers can transfer from these stations and reach other cities or rural regions of the city. Since the buses can be very crowded, passengers with heavy luggage aren’t advised to use the bus option.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2016

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Which airports can I use for Chennai-Ahmedabad flights?

For Chennai-Ahmedabad flights, you can use Chennai Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Chennai-Ahmedabad and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Chennai-Ahmedabad is 1371 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 40 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Chennai-Ahmedabad flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Chennai-Ahmedabad flights is Monday.

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