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Best price ₹ 595.03
Journey duration 21 h 52 min
Connections per day 2
First departure 21:20
Last departure 23:55
Distance 1,033 km

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What's the best way to get from Chennai to Mumbai? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Chennai to Mumbai, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much does it cost to get from Chennai to Mumbai by train?

On average, a train ticket from Chennai to Mumbai will cost you ₹ 1,445.03. 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 ₹ 595.03. 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.

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Trains from Chennai to Mumbai

How much time will it take to go from Chennai to Mumbai by train?

The journey from Chennai to Mumbai covers a distance of 1,033 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 22 h 11 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 21 h 15 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 Mumbai faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Chennai to Mumbai?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Chennai to Mumbai leaving at 12:15. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 23:55.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

What are the stations on the Chennai to Mumbai route?

You will be able to leave Chennai by using stations such as Mgr Chennai Ctr(MAS), Chennai Egmore(MS) and Chengalpattu Jn(CGL). These connect you to stations including Vasai Road(BSR), Panvel(PNVL), Dadar(DR), C Shivaji Maharaj T(CSMT) and Lokmanyatilak(LTT) in Mumbai. 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 Chennai or in Mumbai, for your convenience while traveling.

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

If you want to get from Chennai to Mumbai, you can travel with providers such as IndianRail. You will find a maximum number of 27 departures per day. On average, there are 2 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 2 direct journeys between Chennai and Mumbai. 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.