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Chennai: How to Reach

Chennai is one of the four metros in India. It can be reached by air, rail, road or even by sea.


Entrance to Anna Samadhi

Chennai has one of the four major international airports of India. Many major international airlines have regular direct flights to Chennai. Domestic airlines operate daily flights to all major cities of the country from the domestic terminal. Both air terminals are located at Meenambakkom. The city has representation of almost all airlines of the world.


Chennai is the headquarters of Southern Railway, a division of Indian Railway. The city is connected to other cities and towns of the state and the country. Chennai has a local electric train network to connect different points of the city. Trains operate from Egmore Junction to different parts of the state while interstate trains originate from Chennai Central Station.


Road networks of Tamil Nadu Transport Corporation make it easy to access the tiniest village by comfortable and deluxe buses. Interstate buses operate at regular intervals from Chennai. Many private operators are available for domestic and interstate transportation.


Chennai is a major sea port. Many passenger vessels dock at Chennai Harbor. Passenger services are operated from Chennai to neighboring countries and to Andaman, Nicobar Islands.