By Rail : Chennai is a very important rail centre of India and has trains to almost all major destinations in India. The main Railway Stations are Chennai Central and Egmore Stations.
By Air : The Kamaraj Domestic Airport and the Anna International Airport at Meenambakkam has flights to all major destinations in India nad abroad.
By Road : Chennai is well connected by road to most of the important places in South India. There is a new Bus Terminus at Koyambedu which is known as Chennai Mofusil Bus Terminus (CMBT). The terminus has all facilities for a traveller and has buses to major places in Tamilnadu. This is the starting point for the InterState Transport Buses to the neighbouring states like Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Pondicherry.
Major Tourist Attactions in Chennai : Anna Zoological Park, Birla Planetarium, Crocodile Bank, DakshinaChitra, Fort St. George, Government Museum Complex, Guindy National Park, Kishkintha, Marina Beach, M G M Dizzy world, Muttukadu Boat House, Rippon Building, Snake Park, ValluvarKottam
Car Rentals in Chennai /Hire a Taxi in Chennai
Many car models like Tata Indica, Indigo, Ford Fiesta, Honda City, Toyota Innova, Corolla, and Tempo Traveller etc are available for in-city and outstation trips from various tour operators across the city and the car Hiring Tariff starts from Rs1500 per day and Chauffeur's allowance of Rs. 250/- per calendar day.
Also many tour operators have special packages for outstations trips like Pondicherry(Puducherry), Mamallapuram (Mahabalipuram), Yelagiri, Yercaud, Ootty, Kanyakumari, Salem, Trichy, Kodaikanal,Tirupati, Tiruvannamalai, Kanchipuram etc.
After major cab services like Ola and Uber entered the maket they are offering rental and outstation services at very low rates starting from Rs200. Now thats a better option than hiring a car and more people are choosing that mode.
Ola Cab Rental and Outstation Tariff and Packages : Ola Cabs rental plans starts from around Rs210 for a 1 hour/10km journey as of Sep 2019. Tariff varies based on cab availability and demand. Ola also has outstation packages to Puducherry, Tirupati etc at attractive rates.
Uber rental services : Called UberHire starts from Rs 300 including 10km travel and 1 hour time. Uberhire basic charge is Rs60 and up to 20km Rs12/km and after Rs18/km plus a per minute fare of Rs 2 as of Sep 2019.