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Best price ₹ 3,100
Journey duration 32 h 53 min
Connections per day 3
First departure 21:05
Last departure 02:35
Distance 1,757 km

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How much do train tickets from New Delhi to Chennai cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from New Delhi to Chennai. On average, though, you'll pay about ₹ 3,095.16 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as ₹ 1,983.37, 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 New Delhi to Chennai

How long will it take me to travel from New Delhi to Chennai by train?

The journey from New Delhi to Chennai covers a distance of 1,758 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 33 h 39 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 28 h 40 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 New Delhi to Chennai faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the departures from New Delhi to Chennai?

The first daily departure from New Delhi to Chennai leaves at 19:45, while the last journey of the day sets out at 02:35. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between New Delhi 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.

Which stations can I use to travel from New Delhi to Chennai?

You can depart from New Delhi at stations such as New Delhi(NDLS) and Hazrat Nizamuddin(NZM). At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Chennai at the following stations: Mgr Chennai Ctr(MAS) and Chennai Egmore(MS). Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in New Delhi and Chennai. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from New Delhi to Chennai are there every day?

The route from New Delhi to Chennai is served by providers including IndianRail. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 12 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from New Delhi 3 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from New 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 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.