Chennai to Bangalore

Chennai to Bangalore

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Chennai to Bangalore Schedule

Chennai to Bangalore Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
TravelODesk India Comfort 3pax Any time₹ 14,162
Pmd Travels A/C Semi Sleeper 03:45 - 09:30₹ 803
T2D A/C Semi Sleeper 04:10 - 09:30₹ 1,154
MaNa Travels A/C Semi Sleeper 07:45 - 14:30₹ 745
Jabbar Travels AC Sleeper 08:30 - 15:30₹ 633
Bharathi Travels AC Sleeper 10:00 - 17:50₹ 798
National Travels NTA AC Sleeper 12:30 - 20:30₹ 751
YBM Travels A/C Semi Sleeper 14:30 - 21:00₹ 601
Starlink Travels AC Sleeper 16:20 - 23:30₹ 798
Thirumalaivasan Transports AC Sleeper 18:00 - 00:25₹ 924
Bharathi Travels AC Sleeper 20:59 - 03:40₹ 924
Jabbar Travels Non-AC Seater 23:30 - 07:00₹ 405

Transportation from Chennai to Bangalore

Facts about the transport from Chennai to Bangalore

Cheapest Transport$6
Fastest Transport55m
Earliest Departure4:00 AM
Latest Departure11:59 PM
Departures per day83
Distance417 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAir India, Alaguthangam Travels, Asian Xpress, Bharathi Travels, Cab Expresso, City Travels, Green Line Holidays, Highline Transports, Indian Railways, IndiGo, Intrcity Smartbus, Jabbar Travels, Jayavin Travels, Jts Tours, Kgn India, KMRL Kalaimakal, NueGo, Parveen Travels, Royal Travels, Sea Bird Tourist, Sharma Transports, SPT Tours and Travels, Sri Sugam Bus, SRS Travels, Swamy Ayyappa Travels, Thirumalaivasan Transports, TravelODesk India, Ust Bus, V2K Travels, Vkv Travels, VVM Travels, YBM Travels

How to get from Chennai to Bangalore

When you want to get from Chennai to Bangalore, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Bus ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 29.58. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 5.52.

How far is Chennai from Bangalore?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Chennai to Bangalore. Your trip will be a total of 260 miles (417 km). The flying distance is 485 miles (780 km).

How long does it take to get from Chennai to Bangalore?

The travel time from Chennai to Bangalore can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 9 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Chennai to Bangalore?

The cost of the trip from Chennai to Bangalore varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is City Travels: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 5.52 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Bus - a one-way Bus ticket can cost as much as USD 29.58.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Chennai to Bangalore:

  • Train tickets - USD 5.12 to USD 27.76;
  • Bus tickets - USD 5.52 to USD 29.58;
  • Plane tickets - USD 24.54 to USD 34.47;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 170.04 to USD 258.48.

How many trips per day are there between Chennai and Bangalore?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 04:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:59. There are 83 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Chennai to Bangalore. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is USD 24.54.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Chennai to Bangalore

Air India, IndiGo


Taking a bus from Chennai to Bangalore is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Chennai to Bangalore. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as USD 170.04.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks..

The most popular transport from Chennai to Bangalore

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Chennai to Bangalore? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 62% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 36% decided to go for a bus.
  • 2% users took a plane.