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Chennai to Kumbakonam Cab

Taxi from Chennai to Kumbakonam
Distance : 293 km
Estimated Time : 6.5 hours

Chennai to Kumbakonam is a very popular route for tourism. Kumbakonam, also called as "The Cambridge of India" is ancient Temple town. Earlier it was called Thirukudamookku and it is also popularly called as Kudanthai now.

"The glorious Vishnu is the sole refuge of mortals. He is Infinite Light, Love and Wisdom. He resides in the hearts of all beings. His Grace is invincible. He is in all. He is the Highest Truth. He is Infinite Bliss. He is the Protector. He is the Preserver. He is the Saviour."

- Swami Sivananda, Hindu spiritual teacher

Kumbakonam is located amidst of two rivers Cauvery and Arsala. Town is one of the oldest in Indian history. Kumbakonam is famous because of its temples and some marvelous educational institutes. It is also popular for the divine tank, situated in heart of city known as Mahamaham tank. During the occasion of Massi (in Feb-March), a grand festival is organized near tank and is called as Mahamagam Festival. During this festival lakhs of pilgrims from all over Tamil Nadu converge here to take dip in the tank at the auspicious hour. Town was a prominent centre of European education and Hindu culture and got the name as the 'Cambridge of South India'. Kumbakonam is surrounded by several thousand temples so known as Temple city or city of temples also. Town is situated at very picturesque location which makes it pilgrimage as well as important tourist destination. Major attractions of the town are Adi Kumbeshwara Temple Divya Desams, the Sarangapani temple, Airavatesvara Temple (UNESCO world heritage), Chakrapani Temple, Brahma Temple etc. Town is also famous for its metal work and silk products especially sarees. One should shop for these in Kumbakonam.

Taxi from Chennai to Kumbakonam is readily available at CabBazar.

Route Information

Chennai to Kumbakonam is well connected through Chennai - Theni highway, Chennai - Villupuram - Trichy - Kanyakumari road and is a very convenient and comfortable ride. Chennai to Kumbakonam is distance is 293 KM and is 6.5 Hours journey. Other famous tourist places on this route are:

Chengalpattu - Sivan Malai, Sri Kailasanathar temple, Shri maha bhairava temple, Muthumari Amman Kovil

Maduranthakam - Vedanthangal bird sanctuary, Muthalamman temple, Maduranthakam lake

Melimaruvathur - Adhiparasakthi Siddhar Peetam, National fossil park, Ginger fort, Covelong beach

Tindivanam - Mailan Murugun temple, Gramathil Oru naal

Vikravandi - Veedur dam, Ulagalantha Perumal temple, Periyar waterfall

Ulundurpet - Panchavati PanchamukhaAnjaneyar temple, Lakshmi Narasimha swami temple

Andimadam - Mela Agastheeswarar Temple

Jayakondam - Sri Uchipillayar Temple, Rock Fort Temple

You can plan to include them in your itinerary. With CabBazar, you can customize the itinerary as per your choice and enjoy the trip to fullest.

Tourist Attractions

Mahamaham tank

Adi Kumbeshwara Temple

Nageswaran temple

Divya Desams, the Sarangapani temple

Airavatesvara Temple (UNESCO world heritage)

Kashi Viswanath Temple

Swaminathaswamy Temple

Kozhikode, Uppiliappan Temple

Thenupuriswarar Temple

Brahma Temple

Chakrapani Temple

Shopping of Silk Sarees & Metal work

Taxi Options

Being an Aggregator, CabBazar provides you enormous car options for your Chennai to Kumbakonam taxi booking. You can mention your specific preference, if any, while raising a taxi booking request. Our partnered taxi services providers have various cars available with them for Chennai to Kumbakonam taxi service. At high level, we classify taxi in below four categories :

Chennai to Kumbakonam Taxi Prices

Vehicle Type



Per Km Rate

HatchbackWagon-R, Indica or similar4 seaterRs. 9
SedanDzire, Etios or similar4 seaterRs. 9
SUVXylo, Ertiga or similar6 seaterRs. 12.5
Assured InnovaInnova, Innova Crysta6 seaterRs. 13.5

Taxi Fare

CabBazar is committed to keep the pricing as simple and clear as possible. So, we provide one price for your Chennai to Kumbakonam taxi which covers a specified maximum kilometer and maximum days. So, you know upfront how much taxi is going to cost you and plan your budget well.

The prices are dynamic and transparent and give a win-win deal for both you and our partnered taxi services providers. You can choose car as per your preference.

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