Taxi in Chennai

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Cabs in Chennai

The capital of Tamil Nadu, Chennai, is the oldest modern city in India. There are multiple temples, forts, churches, mosques, palaces and natural landmarks. It is one of India's four major cities. This state's seashore, temples, textiles, monuments and classical dances, along with its Carnatic music and cuisine, are well known. It is a historic city renowned for its architecture, culture, and trade. The city is full of British and french architecture.

rYde in Chennai caters to travellers of every budget and needs. You can easily choose from a wide range of options available such as cheap car rentals, Innova cab, luxury taxi in Chennai, wedding car rental in Chennai, etc. You have to plan your destination and navigate to the rYde website. It is one of the best ways to visit all popular tourist attractions and explore the city of Chennai without spending a fortune on your travel.

Things to know about Chennai

Chennai, formerly known as Madras, serves as the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu in India. Located near the Coromandel Coast, Chennai is a famous city in South India. Chennai is a hub for the culture and tradition of South India. Chennai and the surrounding areas form the Greater Chennai Corporation. Greater Chennai Corporation is among the most significant urban agglomerations in India. Chennai acts as the gateway to other tourist cities in South India. It is one of those cities in India that is visited heavily by foreign tourists.

Many people travel to Chennai for healthcare, treatment, and diagnosis. For the same reason, Chennai is termed the Health Capital of India. Daily commuters and tourists in Chennai rely primarily on road transport services. Many tourists reserve a cab in Chennai for a perfect tour. Due to the excellent condition of roads in the city, booking a taxi in Chennai is the right choice. Many reputed travel agencies have named Chennai as one of the best places to visit over the years. Read on to know more about touring Chennai by booking a cab.

Types of Taxi Services by rYde in Chennai

When you book a rYde Cab, you'll have a variety of vehicles to choose from, including models like the Xylo, Ertiga and Innova to keep your rides comfortable.

To fit your travel arrangements, select your rYde Taxi online and arrange a pickup and drop-off at any preferred place inside the city. Following your car reservation, you can take the same rYde cab back to save even more money on your overall travel expenses.

Outstation Taxi Hourly Rental

There are currently 3 types of outstation cab booking available in Chennai. The rental usually starts from Rs 15, but it differs depending on the cab and the distance. For e.g., outstation cab booking from Chennai to Kanyakumari (706 km) will cost you around Rs 12000 for a 4-seater sedan.

Airport transfers

Booking an airport taxi for pickup/ drop-off will cost you anywhere between Rs 480 to Rs 2500 for 4 hours, depending on the location and the type of cab you choose.

Railway station

Hourly rental for Chennai railway station pickup and drop-off usually starts at Rs 15. The price may differ depending on the cab you choose, and the distance travelled. For e.g., a 4-seater sedan ryde cab booked from Sowcarpet, Chennai, to Chennai central railway station will cost around Rs 1399 for 4 hours/40 km.

Bus terminus

Booking a 4-seater sedan from rYde cab has packages of 4 hours/40 km, 8 hours/80 km and so forth. For e.g., booking a ryde cab from Sowcarpet to the bus stand in Chennai will cost around Rs 1399 for 4 hours/ 40 km.

The rates available are for 4 hours or 40kms.

Types of rYde Cabs available in Chennai

You can choose between three cab kinds when ordering your rYde cab online:

  • Sedan

  • SUV

  • Hatchback

Several automobile models may be offered under various cab categories depending on the city. Common vehicles for rYde taxi booking services include the Innova, Dzire, Ertiga and Etios.

Places to visit with Chennai taxi services

Fort St. George

Soaked in white, Fort St. George is known for its architectural beauty. During British rule in India, Fort St. George was an office for administration. The building of Fort St. George is now converted into a museum. One can see historic coins, paintings, documents, and weapons at the museum.

Thousand Lights Mosque

The simple yet striking architecture of Thousand Lights Mosque attracts many visitors. The mosque encompasses a hall that has a thousand lamps. This mosque is located only 18 km from Chennai’s city center. One can book a cab in Chennai to get to the Thousand Lights Mosque in Peters Colony.

Elliot’s Beach

Chennai is a coastal city, and beaches are its main attractions. Elliot’s Beach, also known as Besant Nagar Beach, is a serene beach in Chennai. The brown sands and clear seawater attract many visitors to Elliot’s Beach. A memorial at Elliot’s Beach is also dedicated to a Dutch sailor. One can also visit Velankanni Church which is near Elliot’s Beach.

Dakshina Chitra

Dakshina Chitra, also called the Living History Museum, is an excellent place for history buffs. It is an artificial village created according to the Tamil houses in the 19th and 20th centuries. So one can know how Tamil people used to live in the 19th and 20th centuries. It is located in the Muttukadu region, and one can book a cab in Chennai to visit this museum-cum-artificial village.

Guindy National Park and Snake Park

Guindy National Park is home to many reptiles, birds, and amphibians in the city's center. One can visit Guindy National Park between 09:00 AM and 05:30 PM. The entry fee of Guindy National Park is INR 25 for adults and INR 5 for kids.


Mylapore is a neighborhood in Chennai that comprises many temples, mosques, and churches. Ramakrishnan Math is a significant attraction within this neighbourhood. Mylapore also encompasses some of the oldest residential structures. One can visit Mylapore in Chennai from 06:00 AM – 01:00 PM and 04:00 PM – 08:00 PM. One can check for taxi services in Chennai with rYde to plan a trip to Mylapore.

San Thome Church

The colonial-style architecture of San Thome Church attracts many visitors. Soaked in white, this church in Chennai houses a library, museum, and shop. You can shop for a souvenir at the San Thome Church.

Birla Planetarium

Located on the Gandhi Mandapam Road, Birla Planetarium is heaven for space buffs. One can choose to watch an audio-visual show at the Birla Planetarium. The entry fee of Birla Planetarium is INR 40 for adults and INR 25 for kids. One can check the cab available timing on rYde, and reserve a taxi for their visit to the Birla Planetarium.

Places to visit around Chennai

If you believe that you have exhausted your travel list in Chennai, then you dont have to worry at all. There are numerous enthralling destinations nearby the city of Chennai that you can travel to for a memorable experience. Some of these popular destinations on the periphery of Chennai include Tirumala, Tirupati, Pondicherry, Srikalahasti, Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram, Talakona Waterfalls, Kanipakam, Vellore, Sripuram, V.G.P. Golden Beach, Kailasakona Waterfalls, etc. You can book a redBus car rental in Chennai to travel out of Chennai and visit these places. Chennai to Tirupati car rental offers unique trips to those attending the famous pilgrimage site.

Why choose rYde Taxi booking Service in Chennai

Given below are a few advantages of a redBus rYde cab booking service.

  • Professionally Executed Rides

    redBus guarantees a professional journey with vetted drivers in every taxi you order online through rYde Cab booking services.

  • Tracking using live GPS

    With a live GPS monitoring system activated for each journey that you take, you can keep your loved ones informed while riding in the rYde Cab.

  • Effective sanitation

    Each cab reservation includes thoroughly cleaned interiors that guarantee incredibly hygienic rides by new preventative standards in light of COVID-19 safety regulations.

  • Rhythmic Sound System

    With a superior sound system in every cab and a wide selection of high-quality music, your rYde travels will always be entertaining.

How to book cabs in Chennai via rYde by redBus?

You can book cabs in Chennai via rYde by redBus in a few easy steps:

Step 1: To start the redBus homepage's Chennai taxi booking process, click on the rYde symbol. Continue to use the redBus mobile app or the official website to make cab reservations in Chennai.

Step 2: Choose your journey type on rYde in Chennai. Airport transfers, hourly rentals and outstation options are available on rYde.

Step 3: Choose the vehicle type on rYde after choosing the trip type. To reserve a cab in Chennai, click on the available options.

Step 4: On redBus, enter information such as the pickup time, date, location and package type to view cabs in Chennai.

Step 5: Once you've filled out all the fields on rYde, click the "Search" button to see the available cabs in Chennai.

Step 6: From the list, pick the top cab in Chennai.

Step 7: For the chosen vehicle on rYde, decide between Plus and Basic (AC and non-AC) services.

Step 8: Complete the partial payment, and rYde will confirm your cab reservation for Chennai.

Advantages of Renting a Car with redBus

redBus is not just a regular travel service provider; its much more than that. The redBus online portal has alleviated the travel booking experience for millions of customers around the globe. One of the most important advantages of booking a car rental in Chennai using redBus is that it leverages its vast network of transport operators to find the best deal for customers. Another significant benefit lies in the variety of offerings when it comes to booking a car rental with redBus. redBus even allows the customers to insure their car trip for a very minimal fee (Rs. 40) which provides coverage of up to Rs. 6 Lakhs!

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Customer Reviews

Really value for money by redBus. Well mannered, & very courteous young driver, very comfortable trip
Traveled to Chennai on 2022-08-08
Very polite and skillful driver, friendly and very punctual. Highly recommended.
Omkar Banne
Traveled to Chennai on 2021-12-25with 7 People for a holiday


Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Why choose rYde for booking cab in Chennai?
A: rYde provides the best options when it comes to travelling. Customer requirements and needs are our priority.
Q: In which other countries around the world does redBus operate?
A: redBus has marked its presence globally in countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Columbia, and Peru, originating from India.
Q: What happens if the bus breaks down?
A: Since we work with the best operators, the buses are usually reliable. In case of a breakdown, it is the bus operators responsibility to replace the vehicle during the journey
Q: How are the Kilometers calculated?
A: In case of outstation trips, Kilometers are calculated basis the return trip distance between the source and destination.Any extra kilometers which are used within the city and the distance from the Garage are not calculated.
Q: Who do I contact if I have additional queries?
A: Please email us at
Q: Can I make a car rental booking for another person?
A: Yes, you can change the car after the confirmed booking as long as it is before 24 hrs. It is also possible that you may not get as many options as you initially got as the cars are subject to availability.
Q: Can I make a car rental booking for another person?
A: Yes, you can make a booking for another. If that is the case, then please make sure that the personal details and pickup points are specified correctly and mention the same in the comments box as well.
Q: How do I select the destination and drop-off points?
A: You can find the respective tabs on the booking page. Click on each tab to get the drop-down box. Type in the name of your place or the nearest point as applicable, and choose from the options displayed. If the pick up and drop off points are the same, please check the relevant box.
Q: How do I book a car for a local trip in Chennai?
A: If you need a local trip, click on the booking tab under the specified vehicle and select, ‘Local’. From the pop-up window, choose the appropriate local package which will be available for 4, 8, 12, and 24 hrs. The rental value remains the same for each of the selected packages for up to that specified time.
Q: Can I get any discounts on the car rental in Chennai?
A: Yes, you can apply the redBus discount codes or coupons for the car rental in Chennai as well.