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From Chennai Egmore to Kolkata by train

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22:30
MS Chennai Egmore
03:10
HWH Howrah Jn, Kolkata
1d 4h 40m
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MS Chennai Egmore
03:10
HWH Howrah Jn, Kolkata
1d 4h 40m
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22:30
MS Chennai Egmore
03:10
HWH Howrah Jn, Kolkata
1d 4h 40m
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22:30
MS Chennai Egmore
03:10
HWH Howrah Jn, Kolkata
1d 4h 40m
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From Chennai Central to Kolkata by train

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06:30
MAS Chennai Central
10:55
HWH Howrah Jn, Kolkata
1d 4h 25m
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MAS Chennai Central
10:55
HWH Howrah Jn, Kolkata
1d 4h 25m
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06:30
MAS Chennai Central
10:55
HWH Howrah Jn, Kolkata
1d 4h 25m
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23:45
MAS Chennai Central
04:00
HWH Howrah Jn, Kolkata
1d 4h 15m
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23:45
MAS Chennai Central
04:00
HWH Howrah Jn, Kolkata
1d 4h 15m
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23:45
MAS Chennai Central
04:00
HWH Howrah Jn, Kolkata
1d 4h 15m
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23:45
MAS Chennai Central
04:00
HWH Howrah Jn, Kolkata
1d 4h 15m
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From Chennai Airport to Kolkata by flight

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Popular Routes in India

How to get from Chennai to Kolkata

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

  • Flight
  • Train

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 Train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about INR 8,254. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as INR 1,097.

How far is Chennai from Kolkata?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Chennai to Kolkata. Your trip will be a total of 891 miles (1433 km). The flying distance is 871 miles (1400 km).

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

The travel time from Chennai to Kolkata can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 29 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Chennai to Kolkata varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Indian Railways: travelling by train expect to pay as low as INR 1,097 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as INR 8,254.

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

  • Train tickets - INR 1,097 to INR 4,837;
  • Plane tickets - INR 4,408 to INR 8,254;

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

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

  • Flights from Chennai to Kolkata depart during the day - there are approximately 20 departures a day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 7 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Chennai to Kolkata. 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 INR 4,408.

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 Kolkata
Air India (Air India), Go Air (GoAir), IndiGo (IndiGo), SpiceJet (SpiceJet)

Trains

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 Kolkata

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Chennai to Kolkata? 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:

  • 1000 users enjoyed a train ride.