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Best price 1,075.04 ₹
Journey duration 14 h 10 min
Connections per day 6
First departure 22:00
Last departure 23:30
Distance 516 km

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

On average, a train ticket from Hyderabad to Chennai will cost you 1,466.43 ₹. 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 999.97 ₹. 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.

Trains from Hyderabad to Chennai

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

The journey between Hyderabad and Chennai runs for about 517 and usually takes approximately 14 h 8 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 12 h 35 min. If you are trying to get from Hyderabad to Chennai as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the departures from Hyderabad to Chennai?

In general, the first departure of the night will leave Hyderabad at 22:00, and the last departure will leave at 23:30. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Hyderabad to Chennai can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations are used when traveling from Hyderabad to Chennai?

In Hyderabad, departure stations include Kacheguda(KCG), Secunderabad Jn(SC) and Hyderabad Decan(HYB). When you arrive in Chennai, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Chengalpattu Jn(CGL), Chennai Egmore(MS), Chennai Central(MAS), Mambalam(MBM), Tambaram(TBM) and Mgr Chennai Ctr(MAS). 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 departures from Hyderabad leave for Chennai?

On average, there are 6.5 daily departures from Hyderabad to Chennai. 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 10 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 6.5 departures from Hyderabad which travel directly to Chennai. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.