Transportation

Tickets in Chennai

Andaman Shipping Office Ticketing Counter

Passenger ships sail from George Town harbour direct to Port Blair in the Andaman Islands once weekly. The Andaman Shipping Office Ticketing Counter sells tickets (₹2500 to ₹6420) for the 60-hour trip. Book several …
Bus in Kodaikanal (Kodai)

Raja's Tours & Travels

Runs 20-seat minibuses with push-back seats to Ooty (₹500, eight hours, 7.30pm), along with overnight AC sleeper and semisleeper buses to Chennai (₹650 to ₹950, 12 hours, 6pm and 6.30pm) and Bengaluru (₹650 to ₹850,…
Transport Office in Chennai

Advanced Computerised Reservation Office

On the 1st floor in a separate 11-storey building just west of the main Central station building, with an incredibly helpful Foreign Tourist Cell. Take photocopies of your passport photo and visa pages.
Taxi in Madurai

Taxi Stand

There's a fixed-rate taxi stand out the front of Madurai Junction train station, with fare boards (one day around Madurai ₹1400 to ₹1800)
Bus Station in Chennai

CMBT

Most government buses operate from the large but surprisingly orderly CMBT, 6km west of the centre.
Bus Station in Madurai

New Bus Stand

Most government buses arrive and depart from the New Bus Stand, 4km northeast of the old city.
Airport in Chennai

Chennai International Airport

Chennai International Airport is at Tirusulam in the far southwest of the city.
Bus in Puducherry (Pondicherry)

Parveen Travels

Runs an 11pm overnight semisleeper bus from Puducherry to Kodaikanal.
Transport Office in Chennai

Passenger Reservation Office

On the 1st floor at the west end of the south side of Egmore station.
Bus Station in Vellore

New Bus Stand

Buses use the New Bus Stand, 1.5km north of central Vellore.