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Chennai to Bangalore by train

The journey from Chennai to Bangalore by train is 181.1 mi and takes 5 hr 41 min. There are 22 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:50 AM and the last at 11:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Chennai to Bangalore by train for as little as $4.84 or as much as $24.92. The best price for this journey is $4.84.

Lowest Price$4.84
Journey Duration5 hr 41 min
Connection per Day22
Lowest Price$4.84
Highest Price$24.92
First Departure5:50 AM
Last Departure11:30 PM
Distance181.1 mi
DepartureChennai
ArrivalBangalore
CarriersIndian Railways IR, IndianRail

Chennai to Bangalore Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024

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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 Chennai to Bangalore. 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 much do train tickets from Chennai to Bangalore cost?

The prices for train tickets from Chennai to Bangalore 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. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Chennai to Bangalore will cost $4.84. The average train ticket price is approximately $13.03. 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.
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On average, a train ticket from Chennai to Bangalore will cost you $13.03. 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.

How long will it take me to travel from Chennai to Bangalore by train?

The distance between Chennai and Bangalore is approximately 181.1 mi. In general, it will take you about 5 hr 41 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey from Chennai to Bangalore covers a distance of 181.1 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 5 hr 41 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 4 hr 20 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 Chennai to Bangalore faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the departures from Chennai to Bangalore?

The first journey of the day departs from Chennai at 5:50 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 11:30 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Chennai and Bangalore. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. The first departure of the night from Chennai to Bangalore leaves at 5:50 AM, while the last journey sets out at 11:30 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Chennai and Bangalore. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

What are the stations on the Chennai to Bangalore route?

In Chennai, departure stations include Chennai Central,CMBT,Chennai, Central,Chennai Chetpat,Egmore Railway Station,Chennai Beach,Chennai International Airport,Chennai Fort. When you arrive in Bangalore, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Bengaluru International Airport,Bangalore,Kempegowda Bus Station. 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 Chennai to Bangalore take place each day?

If you want to get from Chennai to Bangalore, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 22 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 22 direct journeys between Chennai and Bangalore. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chennai to Bangalore. 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 Chennai to Bangalore
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Chennai to Bangalore.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chennai to Bangalore, 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 Chennai to Bangalore.

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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The cheapest Chennai - Bangalore train tickets can be found for as low as $0.77 if you’re lucky, or $2.44 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $6.16.

Find the best day to travel to Bangalore by train

When travelling to Bangalore 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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Chennai to Bangalore CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
20.4kg
Bus
21.86kg
Flight
58.29kg
Car
46.63kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Chennai to Bangalore by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Chennai and Bangalore are 20.4kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Chennai and Bangalore? By taking the train between Chennai and Bangalore 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 Chennai to Bangalore?
A train ticket from Chennai to Bangalore is $13.03. 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 $4.84.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Chennai to Bangalore?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chennai to Bangalore is $4.84. 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 Chennai and Bangalore by train?
Chennai to Bangalore is 181.1 mi.
How long does the train between Chennai and Bangalore take?
Chennai to Bangalore is on average 5 hr 41 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from Chennai to Bangalore?
The train journey from Chennai to Bangalore 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 Chennai to Bangalore?
Chennai to Bangalore has 22 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Chennai to Bangalore leave?
The earliest train from Chennai to Bangalore departs at 5:50 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 Chennai to Bangalore depart?
The latest train from Chennai to Bangalore departs at 11:30 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 Chennai to Bangalore 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 $4.84 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 Chennai to Bangalore?
There are on average 22 direct connection(s) from Chennai to go to Bangalore.
What's the fastest journey time between Chennai to Bangalore by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Chennai and Bangalore is 4 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct train from Chennai to Bangalore?
Yes, there is a direct train between Chennai and Bangalore.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chennai to Bangalore by train?
The train journey from Chennai to Bangalore creates 20.4kg of CO2 emissions.

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