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Best price ₹ 159.97
Journey duration 5 h 51 min
Connections per day 23
First departure 08:45
Last departure 04:30
Distance 291 km

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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 ₹ 120.02. The average train ticket price is approximately ₹ 862.43. 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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Trains from Chennai to Bangalore

How long does the journey from Chennai to Bangalore take by train?

The journey between Chennai and Bangalore by train usually takes 5 h 45 min to cover a distance of 292 km. The shortest journey from Chennai to Bangalore will take you 4 h 39 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Bangalore quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do departures from Chennai to Bangalore leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Chennai to Bangalore, which usually leaves at 09:25. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 04:30. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations are used when traveling from Chennai to Bangalore?

In Chennai, departure stations include Mgr Chennai Ctr(MAS), Chengalpattu Jn(CGL) and Perambur (PER). When you arrive in Bangalore, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Bangalore East(BNCE), Yasvantpur Jn(YPR), Krishnarajapurm(KJM), Ksr Bengaluru(SBC), Bangalore Cant(BNC) and Banaswadi(BAND). 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 times a day do journeys run from Chennai to Bangalore?

On average, there are 21.5 daily departures from Chennai to Bangalore. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 43 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include IndianRail, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 21.5 departures from Chennai which travel directly to Bangalore. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.