Passenger ships sail from George Town harbour direct to Port Blair in the Andaman Islands once or twice a month. There's no set schedule, so call for departure dates. The Andaman Shipping Office Ticketing Counter se…
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 (₹800 to ₹1200, 12 hours, 6.30pm) and Bengaluru (₹700 to ₹1000, 12 ho…
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. Go to counte…
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)
There are numerous options to rent a set of wheels along Mission St, near the intersection with Vysial St.
Most government buses operate from the large but surprisingly orderly CMBT, 6km west of the centre.
Most government buses arrive at and depart from the New Bus Stand, 4km northeast of the old city.
Buses to local destinations, including Isha Yoga Center.
Reliable agency with private buses to many destinations, which depart from Egmore.
Chennai International Airport is at Tirusulam in the far southwest of the city.