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Know about how to reach Mahabalipuram, traveling to Mahabalipuram etc.

How to Reach Mahabalipuram

How to Reach MahabalipuramBy Air
Chennai, situated 58 Kilometers off, is the nearest airport to Mahabalipuram. Chennai airport has both domestic as well as international terminuses. Chennai is connected with all the major places in India through the numerous domestic flights. Nearly all the major domestic careers in India offer their services to Chennai. International flights operate from various parts of the world to Chennai.

By Rail/Train
The nearest railway stations are Chengalpattu (29-km) and Chennai (58-km). Chennai being a metropolitan city is well connected by railways to all the major and minor cities in India. Regular express and super fast trains are available to and from cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Agra, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Bangalore. From Chennai one has to take road to reach the Mahabalipuram.

By Road
Buses are available from Pondicherry, Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu and Chennai to Mahabalipuram daily. The road to Mahabalipuram is good. Tourists can also hire a taxi from Chennai. Most of these taxis are privately operated and will require a lot of dickering before they settle for a reasonable fare.