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Best price ₹ 1,415
Journey duration 22 h 28 min
Connections per day 3
First departure 21:25
Last departure 02:05
Distance 1,033 km

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Mumbai to Chennai?

Prices will vary when you travel from Mumbai to Chennai. On average, though, you'll pay about ₹ 1,651.51 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as ₹ 327.80, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

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Trains from Mumbai to Chennai

How long is the journey from Mumbai to Chennai by train?

The journey between Mumbai and Chennai runs for about 1,033 km and usually takes approximately 22 h 17 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 21 h 35 min. If you are trying to get from Mumbai 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 first and last departures from Mumbai to Chennai?

The first daily departure from Mumbai to Chennai leaves at 19:30, while the last journey of the day sets out at 02:05. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Mumbai and Chennai. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

What are the stations on the Mumbai to Chennai route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Mumbai from the following stations: Lokmanyatilak(LTT), Panvel(PNVL), C Shivaji Maharaj T(CSMT), Vasai Road(BSR) and Dadar(DR). Arriving at Chennai, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Chengalpattu Jn(CGL), Chennai Egmore(MS) and Mgr Chennai Ctr(MAS). Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Chennai.

How many journeys from Mumbai to Chennai are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Mumbai to Chennai using companies such as IndianRail. Combined, these providers offer an average of 3 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 9 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Mumbai to Chennai using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 3 direct connections from Mumbai to Chennai each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.