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How to Reach

The IIT campus is located on the Sardar Patel Road, midway between the Raj Bhavan and Adyar bus terminus and is around 12 km from Chennai Central Railway Station. Other landmarks include the Guindy Snake Park near the IIT main gate and the Central Leather Reasearch Institute (CLRI) campus opposite the IIT campus.

If you have light luggage (a bag or an attache) you could consider taking a bus to IIT. The bus stop is just across the road from the Central Railway Station. You could use the subway to cross the road which is perpetually busy. There are direct buses to IIT, which start at the Central Station bus stop. If you take any of them, get down at Gandhi Mandapam, which is at walking distance from the IIT main gate. Otherwise, take any bus to Saidapet and from there, any bus heading for Adyar or Besant Nagar which will drop you right in front of the IIT gate. You could also take any bus to Adyar; there are frequent buses from Adyar Signal to the campus. Once you reach the In gate, there are buses to Gajendra Circle (near the administrative block and Central Library), the academic zone and the hostels (they are around 3.8 km from the main gate!) almost every 30 minutes.

Central Station Gandhi Mandapam, IIT, Adyar 18B, 19S
Saidapet IIT, Besant Nagar 5B, 23C, 47A, 47
Egmore Station IIT, Adyar 23C, 23E, 23A, 23G

Chennai International/Domestic Airports:

IIT Madras is located approximately 13 km from Chennai International and Domestic Airport. It takes 30 mins travell by car. Airport taxies are available for a comfortable journey. A Sub urban railway station(Tirusulam) is also available.

Railway Stations

Chennai Central:

IIT Madras is located approximately 14 km away from Chennai Central railway station. It takes 40 minutes to reach by car. Trains from other states generally arrive at this Station. It is the main railway terminus in the city of Chennai It is the home of the Southern Railway and the most important rail hub in South India. Trains from here connect the city to New Delhi and prominent state capitals of India like Bhopal, Lucknow, Jaipur, Mumbai, Patna, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram etc. Madras Central is also the main hub for the Chennai Suburban Railway system. The building of the railway station, one of the landmarks of Chennai (Madras), was designed by the architect Henry Irwin.

Chennai Egmore:

IIT Madras is located 13 km away from Egmore. It takes 40 minutes to reach by car. Chennai Egmore (formerly known as Madras Egmore) is a railway station in Egmore, South India. The station acts as the arrival and departure point for trains connecting Chennai and southern, central Tamil Nadu and Kerala. This is one of the two main railway terminals in the city along with Chennai Central , which serves the north and west bound trains from the city. This station is known in Tamil as Ezhumbur. Over 75% of the trains starting from Chennai Egmore station pass through Trichy at different times.

Nearest Local Railway Station


IIT Madras is situated approximately 5 km away from Guindy and approximately 20 minutes to reach the station.Guindy railway station is one of the railway stations of the Chennai Beach –Chengalpattu section of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. It serves the neighborhood of Guindy, a suburb of Chennai. It is located at about 14 km from Chennai Beach terminus and is situated at NH 45 in Anna Salai, with an elevation of 12 m above sea level.

Nearest Bus Stand

Koyambedu (CMBT):

IIT Madras is located 17 km away from Koyambedu and it takes about 45 min to reach by car. The Koyambedu area has become a major hub of activity in Chennai City after the inauguration of the Koyambedu bus terminal. The area is active round the clock owing to the movement of people and goods through the day.

Koyambedu is connected to both the Chennai Central Railway Station in Park Town and the Chennai International Airport in Tirusulam through, Poonamallee High Road (NH4) connects Koyambedu to the Chennai Central Railway Station while the Jawaharlal Nehru Road (also known as Inner Ring Road or 100 feet (30 m) road) connects Koyambedu to Chennai Airport.

Help line:

Police Helpline No.:100

Fire Control Room: 101

Ambulance Service No: 102

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