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Bangalore to Chennai by train

The journey from Bangalore to Chennai by train is 181.1 mi and takes 5 hr 52 min. There are 24 connections per day, with the first departure at 4:45 AM and the last at 11:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Bangalore to Chennai by train for as little as $2.85 or as much as $26.01. The best price for this journey is $2.85.

Lowest Price$2.85
Journey Duration5 hr 52 min
Connection per Day24
Lowest Price$2.85
Highest Price$26.01
First Departure4:45 AM
Last Departure11:50 PM
Distance181.1 mi
DepartureBangalore
ArrivalChennai
CarriersIndian Railways IR, IndianRail

Bangalore to Chennai Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024

Quick and easy travel from Bangalore to Chennai with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Bangalore to Chennai. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Bangalore to Chennai?

On average, a train ticket from Bangalore to Chennai will cost you $9.92. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $2.85. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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The prices for train tickets from Bangalore to Chennai vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $9.92. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does it take to get from Bangalore to Chennai by train?

With a distance of 181.1 mi between Bangalore and Chennai, it will usually take 5 hr 52 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 5 hr 52 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey from Bangalore to Chennai covers a distance of 181.1 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 5 hr 52 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 4 hr 25 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Bangalore to Chennai faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

Which stations can I use to travel from Bangalore to Chennai?

In Bangalore, departure stations include Bengaluru International Airport,Bangalore,Kempegowda Bus Station. When you arrive in Chennai, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Chennai Central,CMBT,Chennai, Central,Chennai Chetpat,Egmore Railway Station,Chennai Beach,Chennai International Airport,Chennai Fort. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Bangalore to Chennai take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Bangalore to Chennai can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 24 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Bangalore to Chennai. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Bangalore to Chennai varies, but in general, you can expect to find 24 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bangalore to Chennai. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Bangalore to Chennai
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bangalore to Chennai.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bangalore to Chennai, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bangalore to Chennai.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $1.44 to $5.79 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 75% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Bangalore to Chennai

The cheapest Bangalore - Chennai train tickets can be found for as low as $0.91 if you’re lucky, or $2.41 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $5.46.

Find the best day to travel to Chennai by train

When travelling to Chennai by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Bangalore to Chennai CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
20.4kg
Bus
21.86kg
Flight
58.29kg
Car
46.63kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Bangalore to Chennai by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Bangalore and Chennai are 20.4kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Bangalore and Chennai? By taking the train between Bangalore and Chennai you will save 37.89kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.46kg compared to a bus and 26.23kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Bangalore to Chennai?
A train ticket from Bangalore to Chennai is $9.92. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $2.85.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Bangalore to Chennai?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bangalore to Chennai is $2.85. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bangalore and Chennai by train?
Bangalore to Chennai is 181.1 mi.
How long does the train between Bangalore and Chennai take?
Bangalore to Chennai is on average 5 hr 52 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 25 min.
Which companies operate from Bangalore to Chennai?
The train journey from Bangalore to Chennai is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Indian Railways IR and IndianRail.
How many train connections per day go from Bangalore to Chennai?
Bangalore to Chennai has 24 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Bangalore to Chennai leave?
The earliest train from Bangalore to Chennai departs at 4:45 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Bangalore to Chennai depart?
The latest train from Bangalore to Chennai departs at 11:50 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bangalore to Chennai in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $2.85 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Bangalore to Chennai?
There are on average 24 direct connection(s) from Bangalore to go to Chennai.
What's the fastest journey time between Bangalore to Chennai by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Bangalore and Chennai is 4 hr 25 min.
Is there a direct train from Bangalore to Chennai?
Yes, there is a direct train between Bangalore and Chennai.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bangalore to Chennai by train?
The train journey from Bangalore to Chennai creates 20.4kg of CO2 emissions.

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