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Bangalore To Tamil Nadu Guide

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Bangalore to Tamil NaduN/A1.0 hours7.0 hours7.0 hoursN/A

Tamil Nadu and Karnataka may be neighbouring states, but both have a distinct culture of their own. Chennai and Bangalore or Bengaluru are two of the main IT hubs in India. Both are modern metropolises with a unique traditional culture. Wondering how to reach Tamil Nadu from Bangalore? To travel from Bangalore to Tamil Nadu, travellers have the luxury of different options. Since the distance between Bangalore and Tamil Nadu is about 346 km, taking a long drive or a train ride is also a viable option. Booking a direct flight from Bangalore to Chennai or Coimbatore is another popular option for those looking to save time.

Here are different modes of travel to figure out how to reach Tamil Nadu by land or air:

How to reach Tamil Nadu from Bangalore by Air:

Chennai International Airport (MAA) is served by regular flights from Kempegowda International Airport (BLR). Book a seat on any one of the domestic airlines such as IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet, and Jet Airways to travel from Bangalore to Chennai. To reach Ooty or Coonoor from Bangalore, one can take a flight to Coimbatore Airport from Bangalore. Travellers can book local taxis or hire vehicles at the airports in Tamil Nadu to begin sightseeing. It may take up to 1 hour to travel from Bangalore to Chennai or Coimbatore by air.

How to reach Tamil Nadu from Bangalore by Train:

Boarding a train from Bangalore to Tamil Nadu is perhaps the most convenient option from all aspects. The train journey of about 7 hours is not too long and train fare is affordable. Make sure to book tickets in advance to avoid any last-minute hassles. Bengaluru Chennai Shatabdi Express, Mysuru Chennai Shatabdi Express, Bengaluru Chennai AC Double Decker, and Bengaluru Agartala Humsafar Express are major trains between Bangalore and Chennai.

Those looking to explore hill stations in Tamil Nadu can take trains like Yesvantpur Kochuveli Garib Rath or Bengaluru Kochuveli SF express from Bangalore to Coimbatore. Trains between Coimbatore and Bangalore take about 7 to 8 hours to complete the journey.

How to reach Tamil Nadu from Bangalore by Road:

The distance between Bangalore to Chennai by road is about 346 km via National Highway 48. Taking a long drive from Bangalore to Chennai is a good option to get some wind in the air. Taxis are available for rent at Bangalore airport and railway station. Regular buses between Bangalore and Chennai run overnight. Due to its proximity to most major cities in Tamil Nadu, road trips from Bangalore to tourist destinations like Ooty, Coonoor, Yelagiri, and Madurai is not a bad idea at all.

Public transport is another good option for travel between Bangalore and Chennai or any other city in Tamil Nadu. Book a non AC or AC buses operated by Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation to plan a trip to Tamil Nadu from Bangalore.  

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    Temple hopping in Mamallapuram, toy train rides in Ooty, shopping in Tanjore, trekking in Yelagiri, and boating in Kodaikanal are popular things to do in Tamil Nadu.

    The state has 32 districts in Tamil Nadu. Chennai is the most populated district while Viluppuram is the largest by area.

    Compared to the cities in North India, places in South India are much safer for solo travellers and women. Crime rates are lower in Tamil Nadu and the people are usually welcoming.

    Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, Ooty, Coonoor, Kodaikanal, and Yercaud are popular tourist places in Tamil Nadu.

    December through February is the ideal time to plan a trip to Tamil Nadu. In the winter season, the temperatures are pleasant for sightseeing.

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