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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 Sharjah City Center from Airport

Sharjah International Airport, connecting Dubai with other centers in the world, is about 15 kilometers away from the city center. While there are means of public transports that you can benefit in this route, these vehicles do not operate frequently. If you want to go to Sharjah or Dubai from the airport, the best option would be to take a taxi. You can find a taxi 24 hours a day at the airport. If you are planning to spend a few days or more in the city, you can also opt for renting a car as an alternative to the taxis. Almost all of the major international car rental companies serve passengers at the airport. Getting to the center of Dubai from Sharjah International Airport takes an average of 20-30 minutes. If you will get on the road in the city at a time when traffic is heavy, you should not forget it will take you a bit longer than this.

Car Rental

You can rent a car 24 hours a day, seven days a week from companies such as Hertz, Budget, Maximum, Sixt, Europcar, Dollar and AVIS which serve at Sharjah International Airport. If you would like to rent a car from Hertz, you can contact the company at 06-552-8290 and get information. If you prefer to rent your car from Budget, you can call the rental office at 06-558-0366 for more detailed information and reserve your car. If you wish your car to be ready at the airport close to the city center of Dubai when you land, you can also call companies like Sixt at 06-558-0310, Europcar at 06-558-1322 and Dollar Rent A Car at 06-336-5065.

Bus

You can also take the bus from the airport to the get to the city center of Sharjah or Dubai. But you have to keep in mid that it is not possible to take a bust to go to Dubai from the airport late at night. If you need to get to Sharjah and your flight is not too late, you can take advantage of buses departing every 15 minutes. Although they are not practical and fast, buses stand out with their advantages in terms of price. As a more economical and alternative method, you can also take the bus to the city center and continue by taxi to the hotel or to other places you want to reach in the city.

Taxi

Passengers landing to Dubai's Sharjah International Airport mostly prefer taxis to get to the center of Dubai or Sharjah . At the airport there is a 24-hour taxi service every day of the week. You can continue your trip to the city center by taking one of these taxis as soon as you exit the terminal, without having to search for any different vehicles. All the taxis in Dubai have taximeters. Thanks to these devices, you can travel without worrying about the amount you will pay. The opening fare of the taxis at the airport is usually more than the ones in the center. On the other hand, the average fare for the journey from the airport to the city center would cost around 30-40 USD.

Private Airport Shuttle

If you need to travel from the airport to the center of the city with a few people or more crowded groups, one of the best vehicles you can choose without a doubt is the private airport shuttles. Many companies in the city offer this service. The fares of these shuttles vary according to the distance traveled and the number of passengers. You can reach your hotel or other important points in the center of Dubai with these private shuttles. If you reserve one of these vehicles and pay in advance of your arrival, you can benefit from these at more reasonable prices and you can find your shuttle ready at the terminal at the time of your arrival.

Luxury Transfer Vehicles

If you want to travel from Sharjah International Airport to the city center with a much more luxurious and comfortable vehicle, you can choose limousines that are preferred mostly by those visiting the city for business purposes. The limousines that pick up their passengers from the departure gates of Sharjah Airport take them to the center very quickly compared to other vehicles. This is also why limousines offer a great advantage for passengers who want to save time.

Last Updated: 11 Feb 2017

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The flight distance between Chennai-Sharjah is 2939 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 3 hour 40 minutes.

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