Chennai International Airport - Transportation to the city centre

The following means of transport are available to get to Chennai city centre from the Airport:


There isn’t direct connection between the airport and Chennai city centre, the nearest railway station is at 2 km and Central Chennai Railway Station is at 25 km.

How to get to the city?

You can choose to get to the city centre and take the train at Central Chennai Railway Station by suburban railway, bus, taxi, rickshaw or car sharing.

Where can I take them?

You can take them outside the terminal building, except the bus suburban railway, which is located at 2 km from Chennai International Airport.

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The following bus lines takes you from Chennai Airport to the city centre:

Public transport

Find direct connection between Chennai International Airport and the city centre by several AC buses and regular interurban buses.

How to get to the city centre?

Take any of the AC buses and interurban bus lines, specially 1B and 18A bus lines.

Where can I take them?

Take them outside the terminal building or at the bus stand of GST road, away from the airport.

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Take a taxi and get to Chennai city centre within 50 minutes.

Where can I take a cab?

Outside the terminal building at the taxi lines. You can also book a pre-paid taxi in the airport.

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Get to Chennai International Airport to the city center from the Airport in a fast and cheap way.

Where can I take it?

You can pick it up anywhere, also in Chennai International Airport outside the Terminal building.

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Car rental

See below the available car rental companies in Chennai International Airport: Chennai Airport Car Rental, Mary Matha Cabs, Aviation Express Airport Car Rental and Zoomcars.

Major international car rental companies such Avis, Hertz and Europcar can be found within the airport facilities as well.
Just remind you you can book your car online through our search engine!

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