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Best price ₹ 1,934.96
Journey duration 32 h 30 min
Connections per day 3
First departure 10:50
Last departure 21:05
Distance 1,759 km

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

When you're traveling from Delhi to Chennai, you can expect to pay an average of approximately ₹ 2,850.03. You might be able to find prices as low as ₹ 1,934.96, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

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Trains from Delhi to Chennai

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

In order to get from Delhi to Chennai faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Delhi and Chennai will complete the journey in 28 h 40 min. On average, it will take you about 32 h 53 min to travel the 1,760 km between Delhi and Chennai.

What time are the departures from Delhi to Chennai?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Delhi to Chennai leaving at 19:45. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 21:05.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 Delhi to Chennai route?

You will be able to leave Delhi by using stations such as New Delhi(NDLS) and Hazrat Nizamuddin(NZM). These connect you to stations including Chennai Egmore(MS) 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 Delhi or in Chennai, for your convenience while traveling.

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

The route from Delhi to Chennai is served by providers including IndianRail. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 10 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Delhi 3.5 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Delhi to Chennai, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 3.5 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.