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Chennai Travel Guide

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The Gateway of South India, Chennai definitely has potentials to keep you captivated. Its picturesque locations, historic temples, a thriving art, and local culture make it one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Chennai fascinates travelers with an assortment of activities and experiences. We will tell about various modes of transport to reach the city with this Chennai travel guide.

How to Reach Chennai

By Air

The Chennai international airport is the 3rd busiest airport in India that have handled about 342 airplane movements on a daily basis. Anna terminal operates international flights that connect the city to an international destination, whereas Kamaraj terminal operates domestic flights connecting Chennai to major cities in India.

By Train

There are two major railway stations, Chennai Central and Chennai Egmore that connect Chennai with other cities in India. It provides regular train services to Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Kolkata etc., which makes a tour to Chennai very convenient.

By Road

If you are wondering how to reach Chennai then let me tell you that the city has a decent road network as the various national highways connect Chennai with other major cities in India like Puducherry,  Bengaluru, Tiruvallur, and Trichy. One can use taxi services or state transport buses operating from other cities to Chennai.

Transportation In Chennai

To travel within the city you can choose between various modes of transport. Auto-rickshaws are the most convenient and easily available. The fare charged by the auto is lesser than the private taxis. Prepaid and private metered taxis are also a good option. Chennai has six rail lines that are well-connected within the city making commuting easy. There are many intercity buses available in various bus-stands, which is the cheapest mode of transport and the fare vary depending upon the distance covered.