Frequent bus services available from Chennai, Pondicherry, Madurai and Coimbatore to Mahabalipuram every day.
Chennai International Airport, Meenambakkam, about 55 km away.
Chengalpet Railway Station, about 23 km away, is the nearest one.
The closest major railhead is Chennai, 57 km away, well-connected by train with the rest of the major cities in India.
November to February, as the weather is pleasant during this period. Mahabalipuram enjoys a humid and tropical climate almost throughout the year.