Alwarpet is well-connected via roads, railways and public transport. The Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) and a host of private bus operators connect the area to Guindy/Saidapet, Kotturpuram, Raja Annamalai Puram, Mandaveli, Mylapore, Kodambakkam and Nungambakkam. Railway Station is 9 kilometers via Anna Salai/Tiruchi Highway. Alwarpet also enjoys metro connectivity and the nearest station is Metro Station at a distance of 1 kilometer (via Anna Salai/Tiruchi Highway and Cenotaph 1st Street). International Airport is 12.1 kilometers (via Grand Trunk Road/Tiruchi Highway).
There are a number of reputed schools and college located in Alwarpet. Some of them are Preston College, Kheal Play School & Crèche, Grove School, Boston School and MCTM Chidambaram Chettiyar International School.
Hospitals and Banks
Some of the well-equipped hospitals in Alwarpet include Vidya Hospital, Girishwari Hospital Pvt. Ltd., Apollo Hospital, Frontline Eye Hospital, RV Healthcare Ltd., Kauvery Hospital and Venkateshwara Hospital. Some of the major banks operating in the region are HDFC Bank, State Bank of Travancore, Overseas Bank and ICICI Bank.
Few of the shopping malls located around Alwarpet are Kasi Arcade, Ramee Mall, Abirami Mega Mall, Spencer Plaza Complex and Mega Mart. Prominent landmarks in and around the area are Jeeva Park, Natesan Park, Bala Subramanya Swami Temple and Lord Venkateshwara Temple.