Express Avenue

Time Required : 3 - 5 Hours

Entry Fee: Free

Visiting Hours: 10 AM - 9 PM

Located on: Chennai - Tamil Nadu - India

Mode of Transport:

  • MRTS Train – Get down in Chintadripet
  • MTC buses – Get down in EA bus stop
  • Hire a car or book a cab

About Express Avenue

The mall is built on 10 acre site inside Indian Express Estate. It has 4 floors of retail spaces. Out of 10 acres, 3.57 acre is used for buildings and rests have been used for car parking. The mall has 26 lifts, 34 escalators and 4 travellators.

  • Express Avenue is a shopping mall in Chennai, promoted by Express Infrastructure
  • Express Avenue is a division of Express Newspaper, Pvt. Ltd
  • It was opened in August 2010 and is the biggest mall in the Chennai city
  • Express Avenue is the 2nd largest mall in South India

Location: Express Avenue Mall is located in Thousand Lights, Chennai

Address: 17, Patulous Road, Express Estate, Thousand Lights, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600002

Phone No: 044 2846 4646 / 044 28464656

Area:Total retail floor area is 9,00,000 sq and car parking is 5,00,000 sq


  • Electronic Parking System (EPS) and Manual Parking Checks
  • 3 level basement for parking and services
  • Adequate surface parking
  • Over 2000 car parks and ample 2 wheeler parking

Entertainment in Mall

  • Movies - Escape
  • Kids Play Zone - FunCity
  • Gaming Zone – Craash

Movies – Escape : The cinemas come replete with 4K digital projectors and are equipped with 3D. The screens are equipped with 4 way surround speakers to give high precision in all frequency ranges. Dolby Atmos is installed at Streak and will soon be implemented across all the other screens

Craash : Chennai's coolest place all through the year. Give your kids the experience of playing in the snow, try out their cricket skills, go crazy with the incredible VR rides and Gaming Zones. Take advantage of this cool indoor activity zone. And it is open not just for kids and teens - but for a memorable family fun time.Craash is located on the 3rd Floor

Facilities in Mall

  • Surf - Wi-Fi
  • Crage - Concessions
  • Grill - Hot Food Counter
  • Loaf - Sandwich Bar
  • Dine - Cafe
  • Bliss - Spa
  • Flip - Library / Tea Lounge
  • Live - Events Space
  • Click - Internet Browsing Area
  • Play - Gaming Area
  • Onsite Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Service
  • Wheel Chairs
  • Customer Care
  • First Aid
  • Mother’s Room - Available in 1st and 2nd Floor
  • Car Parking
  • ATMs
  • Currency Exchange - Located in Basement 1



Safety & Security in Mall

  • EA has 45 help buttons in the basement connected to the control room, for rendering help to any guest in need
  • For your safety we have 24 hour security and a high tech digital system covering the entire Mall
  • Video Surveillance: External access points, car park areas, atrium/lobby and passenger lift cabs
  • Manned security at all entry, exit points and patrol as needed


How to reach Phoenix Mall

Train : 3.6 KM away from Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central Railway Station

Air : 15 KM away from Chennai International Airport

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