The road distance between Kanchipuram and Bangalore is 262 km and both the cities are directly connected via roads. Kanchipuram does not have an airport of its own and the closest airbase connected to Bangalore is in Chennai, which is 71 km from Kanchipura. Direct flights are available from Bangalore to Chennai. From airport to Kanchipuram, taxis are available at a cost of about Rs 2,000 onwards for a round trip. Total time take will be 2 ½ hours, making it the fastest way to travel between Bangalore and Kanchipuram.
Kanchipuram has a railway station but direct trains are not available from Bangalore. Arakkonam, 27 km from Kanchipuram has a railway station which receives direct trains from Bangalore. Lalbagh Exp, Chennai Mail, Brindavan Exp and Sanghamitra Express are some of the trains that run from Bangalore and reach Arakkonam in 4 ½ hour. From Arakkonam, direct taxis can be hired for Kanchipuram from outside the railway station.
Taking a direct bus is the affordable most convenient way to travel to Kanchipuram from Bangalore. Both state as well as private tourist buses are available from Bangalore to Kanchipuram, which takes around 6 hours to reach Kanchipuram. The cost of bus tickets start from Rs 550 per person. Hiring taxi from Bangalore is another convenient way to reach Kanchipuram and the fare starts from Rs 6,000 onwards for a round trip. Taxis take 5 hours to cover the 262 km long distance between Bangalore and Kanchipuram.
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