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Bangalore to Chennai Trip

Bangalore to Chennai

Both Bangalore and Chennai are Metropolitan Cities of India. The distance between these two cities is 330 kms and there is a continuous flow of people and services between these two cities. Chennai is the capital city of Tamil Nadu. It is also called 'The Detroit of India' because the city contributes 60% of the total exports of automotives in India. One of the cleanest cities in India, Chennai is the major centre of famous Carnatic music in India. It is also known for the classical dance form'Bhartanatyam'.

Climate in Chennai

Chennai has tropical wet and dry climate. The weather is hot and humid for most part of the year. The average temperature in summers is around 38-42 degrees and the average temperature in winters is around 18-20 degrees. The city receives around 140 cm of rainfall each year. June is the hottest month of the year and January is the coldest month of the year. The best time to visit the city is between October to February when the weather remains pleasant.

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Tourist attractions in Chennai

Beaches in Chennai

Chennai is known for its beaches. Marina beach, known as one of the longest urban beaches in India is located in Chennai. It is one of the most visited tourist places in Chennai. There are various food and other stalls on the beach to cater to the needs of the tourists who visit this beach. Named after British Viceroy Edwin Elliot, the Elliot Beach in Chennai is preferred alike by young and old. Covelong Beach is among those few places on the East Coast where Wind Surfing takes place.

Government Museum Complex

Located in Egmore, this museum is one of its kinds in India. The museum is divided into six buildings, each hosting different departments. There are departments of Anthropology, Archaeology, Geology, Botany, Numismatics, Children’s Museum, National Art Gallery, Contemporary art Gallery and many more.

Temples and Churches in Chennai

Chennai has many temples and churches located in its periphery. The temples include Kapaleeshwarar Temple dedicated to the Lord Shiva and Vadapalani Temple dedicated to the Tamil god Muruga. The churches include Santhome Basilica, St Thomas Mount, St George’s Cathedral and Thousand Lights Mosque among others.

Hotels in Chennai

Budget Hotels in Chennai

Hotel Name Address
Goldmine Hotels 19, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Koyambedu, Chennai 600005, Tamil Nadu,Tel: +91 9841076662
Hotel New Park 36 and 137, Bells Road, Chepauk, Chennai 600005, Tamil Nadu,Tel: +(91)-(44)-28550006/28550072
Blue Diamond Poonamallee High Road, Chennai,Tamil Nadu,Tel: 044 26481169

Mid range hotels in Chennai

Hotel Name Address
Hotel Savera 146, Dr. Radhakrishnan Road, Gopalapuram, Mylapore, Chennai,Tamil Nadu,Tel: 044 28114700
Hotel New Yorker 146, Nungambakkam High Road, Chennai,Tamil Nadu,Tel: 044 42049300
Cream Centre New-55, Old-25, 2nd Main Road, Raja Annamalaipuram,Chennai,Tamil Nadu,Tel: 044 42815777

Top End Hotels in Chennai

Hotel Name Address
Le Royal Meridien 1 GST Road, St. Thomas Mount, Chennai,Tamil Nadu,Tel: 044 22314343
The Accord Metropolitan 35-36-37, GN Chetty Road, T Nagar, Chennai,Tamil Nadu,Tel: +91-22-67354666
Hotel Taj Coromandel 37, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Nungambakkam , Chennai,Tamil Nadu,Tel: 0(91-44) 6600 2827

Flights from Bangalore to Chennai

  • Kingfisher Airlines
    Flight Number: IT2461

  • Spice Jet
    Flight Number: SG887

  • Jet Airways
    Flight Number: 9W531

  • Air India
    Flight Number: AI509

Trains from Bangalore to Chennai

  • Lalbagh Express
  • Bangalore-Chennai Express
  • Brindavan Express
  • Sanghamitra Express
  • Yesvantnagar- Dibugarh Express

Bangalore to Chennai by Bus

  • Semi Deluxe (KSRTC)
  • Rajahamsa Executive (KSRTC)
  • Mayura A/C (KSRTC)
  • 2+1 Non A/C Seater/ Sleeper
  • Airavath
  • Volvo A/C Deluxe

Taxi Companies in Bangalore

  • Comfort Travel Links
    Tel :+( 91)-(80) - 2334 3233

  • CEE Travels
    Tel: + (91)-9900104949

  • New Car Mobile
    Tel: + (91)-(80) - 4167 9898, 2667 7886

Hospitals in Chennai

  • Fortis Malar Hospital
    52, First Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai
    Tel: 044 4289 2222

  • Apollo Hospital Wallace Garden 1St St, Thousand Lights, Chennai Tel: 044 28290200
  • Billroth Hospital
    Lakshmi Talkies Rd, Shenoy Nagar, Chennai
    Tel: 044 26453636

  • Sankara Nethralaya
    18, Chetpet, Chennai
    Tel: 044 28271616
Emergency Numbers

  • Police
    Control Room: 100
    Women Helpline Number: 1091

  • Railway Station
    Anna Nagar Railway Station
    Tel: 044-26631188

  • Fire Station
    Fire Control Room: 101
    23 Fire stations of Chennai City: 8554311
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