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Abu Dhabi International Airport

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Transportation to Chennai Airport from the City Center

The distance between the city center of Chennai in India and Chennai International Airport is approximately 21 kilometers. You can cover this distance by taking a train, bus, taxi or by renting a car, in 50 minutes on average.

Train

Train is the most used means of transportation of Chennai, which is a large and crowded city. Trains depart every 5-6 minutes, and their period between the stops is 2 minutes. When you want to go to the airport from the city center, there are no stops right in front of the terminal; however, you can take a short walk when you get off at Tirusulam stop. The duration of your journey depends on the station you take the train at in the city. To get off at this stop, you must come to Park Train Station in the city center and then take one of the local trains going to Tambaram or Chengalpet direction. 

Contrary to the general perception in the country, the wagons of the trains in Chennai are quite clean and have air conditioners. One train ticket costs maximum 40 Indian Rupees (1 INR=0.015 USD), and you can buy the tickets at every station. This cost is more reasonable than the airport transfers with a rented car or taxi; it is the most economical transportation alternative.

Bus

In your transfers to the airport from the city center, another economical alternative is to take a bus. This journey, by local buses, takes approximately 40 minutes. You can come close to the airport by the buses that you can take from the bus stops in the city center and goes from the direction of Thindivam (Trichy). The first bus departs from the harbor in the city center at 10:00 every day. Because the drivers are quite used to tourists, you can get their help for the stop you are going to get off at.

Taxi

If your backpack is not the only thing with you and you do not want to wait at bus stops or train stations, the most practical option you can prefer for transfer to the airport from the city center of Chennai is to take a taxi. Taxis, which you can stop within the traffic or reserve on the Internet, are active 24/7, and you can complete your transfer in about 30 minutes by taking them. For your transfer, which will cost 350-500 Indian Rupees on average, you can call a taxi from the well-known companies such as City Taxi (+91 82972 82979) and Fast Track (+91 44288 89999). You can also save money by benefitting from joint taxis, which are among the alternatives that tourists mostly resort to.

Car Rental

If your flight is at an early hour and you want to go to the airport with your own car, you will encounter several companies in the city, offering options in this matter. In order to see compared prices in the type of vehicle you prefer, you can search regional companies on the Internet and get offers from international brands such as Hertz, Avis, Alamo and Europcar.

Airport Information

Chennai International Airport serves Chennai, which is one of the biggest cities of India. With its active traffic, it is the fourth busiest airport of India following Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru. The airport, which is visited by approximately 20 million passengers per year and has adjacent international and domestic flights terminals, is located 21 kilometers far from the city center. While the domestic flights terminal is named after K. Kamaraj, one of the former Indian ministers, the international flights terminal is named as CN Annadurai.

While waiting for the departure of your plane in Chennai International Airport, which is the busiest airport of South India, you can visit shops and spend time in restaurants and cafes. Besides, the airport provides services such as free Wi-Fi, car rental offices and ATMs.

Last Updated: 01 Aug 2018

Transportation to Abu Dhabi City Center from Airport

Abu Dhabi International Airport is 30 kilometers east of the city center. You can easily reach the city center by shuttle bus, city bus or taxi. You can also rent a car from companies located in the city center and at the airport.

Airport Shuttle

Some airline companies flying to Abu Dhabi International Airport offer a free 24-hour shuttle service which you can benefit to go both to the airport and the city center.

City Bus

You can reach the city by taking buses A1, which depart from the airport every 40 minutes.

Taxi

Taxi is one of the alternatives that can be considered to reach the city. The most common means of transport in Abu Dhabi is taxi. However, since demand is high, you can wait for a long time under heat. Almost all the taxis accept credit cards. If you are traveling for business purposes, buying a voucher may be beneficial.

Car Rental

Renting a car is one of the most reasonable options for transportation in Abu Dhabi. Because the United Arab Emirates is a fortunate country in terms of oil reserves, oil prices are quite low. If you want to take advantage of this, it is possible to find many car rental offices in the city center and at the airport.

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2017

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Which airports can I use for Chennai-Abu Dhabi flights?

For Chennai-Abu Dhabi flights, you can use Chennai Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi Bus Station, Yas Island Seaplane Base Airport, Sir Bani Yas Island Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Chennai-Abu Dhabi and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Chennai-Abu Dhabi is 2998 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 3 hour 40 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Chennai-Abu Dhabi flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Chennai-Abu Dhabi flights is Thursday.

Which airlines offer direct flights between Chennai-Abu Dhabi?

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi organizes direct flights between Chennai-Abu Dhabi.

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