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Best price ₹ 120.02
Journey duration 5 h 43 min
Connections per day 17
First departure 05:32
Last departure 05:20
Distance 291 km

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

The cheapest train tickets from Bangalore to Chennai cost ₹ 120.02. On average, you can expect to spend around ₹ 743.35 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Bangalore to Chennai.

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Trains from Bangalore to Chennai

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

The journey from Bangalore to Chennai covers a distance of 292 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 5 h 47 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 4 h 50 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.

At what time of the day can I travel from Bangalore to Chennai?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Bangalore to Chennai, which usually leaves at 05:32. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 05:20. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations are used when traveling from Bangalore to Chennai?

You will be able to leave Bangalore by using stations such as Krishnarajapurm(KJM), Yasvantpur Jn(YPR), Banaswadi(BAND), Bengaluru Cant(BNC), Ksr Bengaluru(SBC) and Bangalore Cant(BNC). These connect you to stations including Chennai Central(MAS), Chengalpattu Jn(CGL), Perambur (PER) and Mgr Chennai Ctr(MAS) in Chennai. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Bangalore or in Chennai, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do journeys run from Bangalore to Chennai?

If you want to get from Bangalore to Chennai, you can travel with providers such as IndianRail. You will find a maximum number of 90 departures per day. On average, there are 17 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 17 direct journeys between Bangalore and Chennai. 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.