The nearest airport is Chennai International Airport, which is 14 KM away from IIT Madras. Most of the cities are well connected to this airport by regular flights. Prepaid taxi services are available from the airport.
From Railway Station
The nearest railstation is "Puratchi Thalaivar Dr M G Ramachandran Central Railway Station" (old name: Chennai central), Which is 15 KM from IIT Madras. Plenty of Buses, Taxis and Cab services are there to reach IIT Madras. Another nearest rail station is Chennai Egmore which is also well connected to IIT Madras.
Limited accommodation is available on campus on a first cum first serve basis. Students will be provided hostel accommodation.
Weather At Chennai
During December, the weather in Chennai is pleasant with Max temperatures around 30 C and min of 20 C.