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Best price ₹ 2,624.99
Journey duration 27 h 40 min
Connections per day 1
First departure 06:50
Last departure 06:50
Distance 1,199 km

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

When you're traveling from Surat to Chennai, you can expect to pay an average of approximately ₹ 2,410.05. You might be able to find prices as low as ₹ 1,628.22, 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 Surat to Chennai

How long does it take to get from Surat to Chennai by train?

In order to get from Surat 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 Surat and Chennai will complete the journey in 26 h 23 min. On average, it will take you about 27 h 39 min to travel the 1,200 km between Surat and Chennai.

At what time of the day can I travel from Surat to Chennai?

The first daily departure from Surat to Chennai leaves at 17:25, while the last journey of the day sets out at 06:50. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Surat 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 Surat 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 Surat from the following stations: Surat(ST) and Udhna Jn(UDN). Arriving at Chennai, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Chennai Central(MAS), Chennai Egmore(MS), Perambur(PER) 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 times a day do departures from Surat leave for Chennai?

If you want to get from Surat to Chennai, you can travel with providers such as IndianRail. You will find a maximum number of 4 departures per day. On average, there are 1.5 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 1.5 direct journeys between Surat and Chennai. 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.