Ambattur is located in the State of Tamil Nadu in Tiruvallur district. The city is near to Chennai and is a part of Chennai Corporation. Ambattur is also a residential area near to Anna Nagar, Avadi and Padi. As it is close to the main cities of Chennai, it is a fast growing city now. In addition, it is an industrial area of Chennai covering total area of nearly 45 kilometer square. Prior to 1964, Ambattur was an agricultural area carrying out irrigation near the Ambattur Lake. After 1964, Ambattur industrial estate was constituted and thereby became an industrial area. The two important water bodies located in the city is Chithu Oragadam Lake and Ambattur Eri. At the outskirts of the city, the famous Puzhal eri is also placed. For detailed analysis, it will be useful to go through the transport facilities in Ambattur.
Airports nearby Ambattur: The Chennai airport is near Ambattur which is 14 kilometers near to the main city area. Another close by airport is Pattaravakkam airport in Villivakkam in Tamilnadu. The airport is just 2 kilometers from Ambattur. Another important airport is Chennai Central located in the heart of the Chennai city. The airport is 13 kilometers from the Ambattur city.
Railway station near Ambattur: The main railway station near Ambattur is the Chennai Central Arakkonam railway pass which touches Ambattur. The Ambattur railway station comes near the residential area of Ambattur. Yet another railway station is Pattaravakkam which is located in the industrial area. In addition, the Suburban Broad Gauge EMU trains conduct services from Chennai Central as well as Chennai beach. These trains carry out services to Arakkonam, Avadi, Military siding, Patabiram, Tiruttani and Tiruvallur through Ambattur. From Chennai, one has to travel at about 30 minutes by rail to Ambattur and it just takes 20 minutes from Perambur and 10 minutes from Villivakkam respectively to reach Ambattur. Moreover, there are various fast EMU Suburban trains to Tiruttani, Tiruvallur and Arakkonam which touches Ambattur. There are also other trains going to Chennai but they don’t have halt at Ambattur. From there, the visitors can take local trains and it takes only 25 minutes to reach Ambattur. The passengers also get the opportunity to book tickets at Ambattur at its Passenger Reservation Centre. It is proposed to construct Chennai monorail Phase II which will have stop at Ambattur as well as Pudur. The railway stations in Ambattur connects the city with the major stations in India.
Reaching Ambattur by road: The NH 205 also known as Chennai Tiruvallur high road or the CTH road touches Ambattur. The Chennai Kolkata highway is nearly 7 kilometers from Ambattur. It is estimated that more than 40,000 passengers passes through this road every day. Yet another important road is the NH 4, NH5 and NH 205 which passes through industrial area in Ambattur. The Chennai bypass road connecting Maduravoyal and Madhavaram touches Ambattur industrial area. The MTH road is near to Ambattur bus terminal. There are also city buses available which passes through Chennai city. The passengers can also take buses from Avadi as well. From Ambattur, there consists of buses to Madurai, Nagarcoil and also to other important cities in Chennai. The visitors can take the assistance of private bus services to travel to Tirupathi and other important destinations. The Department of Highways under the Government of Tamil Nadu had extended the widening of road to Tirutani. After the maintenance works, the road will be widened to 6 lanes coming around 100 feet.
Best 5 luxurious hotels in Ambattur:
- Hotel Thiruvizha
No-119,Seven Star Complex, Above Shopping Singapore,
Ambatttur OT, Chennai
Ph: 044 4218 4175
- Hotel Chennai Gateway
Northern Ave Rd, Ambattur Industrial Estate,
- Hotel Sangamam
481, MTH Road, Ambattur,
Ph: 098418 22672
- Saaral Residency
No 1/685,Valayapathy Salai, Mogappair (East),
Pin: 600 037
Ph: +91-44-26566001 / 02
- Nest Lay Service Apartments
Jeswant Nagar, Ambattur Industrial Estate,
Ph: 044 2653 0582