is a residential town situated near Bay of Bengal in Chennai
, Thrinindravur, Ponneri
etc. are the nearby cities to Padappai
. It is 13 kilometre away from the highway connecting Tambaram and Bengaluru. The nearby villages of Padappai
consist of Athanancherry, Kunnavakkam, Vanchuvancherry, Sirumathur, Panapakkam
, Ezhichur, Umaianparangcherry, Nariyampakkam, Vattambakkam, Cherrappanancherry, Karasangal, Uthukkadu, Eraiyur, Oragadam
, Pandruti, Aarambakkam, Mettupalayam, Devariyampakkam, Dembakkam, Thalampattu, Eraiyamangalam, Aloor, Vaipur, Samadhuvapuram, Mannivakkam and Salamangalam
Road connects Walajabad
. It also connects Chennai
Road can be taken from Kanchipuram
to reach Chennai
instead of using NH- 4. Padappai
can be reached via rail and road. The major station of Chennai
, which is Chennai
Central Railway Station lies near Padappai
Park Railway Station, Basin Bridge
Junction Railway Station and Chennai
Fort Railway Station are just a kilometre away. Padappai
has a number of buses that ply here. TNCF Bus Station, Central Bus Station, Moore Bus Station, Choolai
PO Bus Station, Regal Bus Station etc are the nearby bus station. Padappai
International Airport lie at a distance of only 18 kilometres.
is rich in terms of residential sites. Real estate in Padappai
has 40 projects, which are a mix of ready-to-move-in and under-construction.
The social infrastructure of Padappai
is quite rich as there are various colleges in and around it including Jayagovind Hari Gopal Agarwal Agarsen College, Government Technical Training Centre, Bharath Institute of Science and Technology, SRM University, Presidency College etc. along with schools including Sunshine Academy, Vatsalya Mat. Hr. Sec. School, Grace MHSS, and Sri BKM Kothari College.
The nearby hospitals of Padappai
include Apollo Hospital, Noble Hospital, National Hospital, VS Hospital & Madras Cancer Institute, and Institute of Child Health.
The area also has a number of banks that have branches here. This includes HDFC, Indian Overseas Bank, Indian Bank etc.