Weekend Trip to Chennai, Tamil Nadu
- Gardens and Architecture
Summer 22 to 42°C
Winter 18 to 32°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Bangalore: 345 kilometers / 5 h ,13 m
Best Time To Visit
The Cultural Capital of India, Chennai is renowned for its deep-rooted traditions and historical and cultural heritage. It is situated on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal and is a major commercial, cultural and education centre in South India. The buoyant city is a mesmerizing blend of old world charm and contemporary luxuries. The city is full of landmark structures, beautiful beaches, lush green patches and intriguing cultural & art venues. Other worth visiting places include the famous Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Parthasarathy Temple, Vadapalani Temple, St. Thomas Mount and St. George’s Cathedral and the Thousand Lights Mosque.
How to Reach Chennai
There are 3 railway stations in Chennai-Central, Tambaram and Egmore. Chennai Central station is well-connected to all major cities in India.
The Anna International Airport in Chennai and Kamraj Domestic Airport is well-connected to all major cities in India such as Bangalore, Hyderabad, Coimbatore and Cochin.
The National Highway 4 and Andhra Highway 45 connect Bangalore and Chennai. By road, it will take approximately 5 hours to reach Chennai from Bangalore. Chennai is well-connected to Bangalore and other neighboring cities via Deluxe Volvo bus services.