Sri City or Sricity is a business city at Tada about 55 km north of Chennai on NH 5 along the border of Andhra Pradesh (AP) and Tamil Nadu (TN) States of India. Much of Sri City lies in Chittoor District and a small part in Nellore District of AP, adjacent to Tiruvallur District of TN.
The Satish Dhawan Space Centre (aka SHAR), India’s satellite and rocket launching centre is situated at Sriharikota, which is on the eastern side of the Pulicat Lake separating Sri City and the satellite launching station.
Chennai International Airport, a 90-minute drive from Sri City, and so is Tirupati Airport, at a 75-km distance and a 90-minute drive too.
- Chennai International Airport - South Entry 70 km (43 mi)
- Tirupati Airport - North Entry 75 km (47 mi)
Chennai Port on the eastern coastline of the sub-continent is 65 km from Sri City. Ennore Port, about 50 km south-east and Krishnapatnam Port, about 100 km north-east of Sri City.
- Ennore Port - South Entry 50 km (31 mi)
- Chennai Port - South Entry 58 km (36 mi)
- Krishnapatnam Port - North Entry 100 km (62 mi)
The closest railway station is Tada, which is 0.5 km from Sri City and local trains are available from Chennai Central to Tada.
- Railways stations
- Tada Station - North Entry 0.5 km (0.31 mi)
- Arambakkam Station - South Entry 5 km (3.1 mi)
- Sullurpeta Station - North Entry 12 km (7.5 mi)
Sri City is 56 km from Chennai towards north on NH5 from Koyambedu Bus Station. the approximate return taxi fare from Chennai to would be Indica (4 people) ₹1,400, Qualis (6 people) ₹2,000.
There are plenty of buses to Tada from Koyambedu, one such bus is Bus No.114 - 'Chennai to Kalahasthi' which has a stop over at Tada.
- Bus Junctions
- Koyambedu Junction Chennai - South Entry 56 km (35 mi)
- Kathipara Junction - South Entry 65 km (40 mi)
- Mango Groves
- Pulicat Lake - North Entry 1.5 km (0.93 mi)
- Tada Ubbalamadugu Falls - North Entry 12 km (7.5 mi)
- Gummidipoondi - South Entry 18 km (11 mi)
- Sriharikota Temple - North Entry 31 km (19 mi)
- Srikalahasti Temple - North Entry 47 km (29 mi)
- Chennai City (Gemini Circle)- South Entry 63 km (39 mi)
- Tirupati City - North Entry 84 km (52 mi)
- Chandragiri Fort - North Entry 85 km (53 mi)
- Nellore City - North Entry 102 km (63 mi)
- Chittoor City - North Entry 120 km (75 mi)
- Kanipakam Temple - North Entry 140 km (87 mi)
Trekking, hiking, picnics, fishing & boating
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