Chennai to Pune

Chennai to Pune

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Chennai to Pune Schedule

Chennai to Pune Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
IndiGo Economy #6E24102:00 - 03:35$ 92.34
Indian Railways IR 3A - AC 3-Tier Sleeper 06:50 - 02:20$ 23.35
Mr Travels AC Seater 09:00 - 08:40$ 74.33
IndiGo Economy #6E40111:40 - 13:25$ 84.90
Indian Railways 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 13:25 - 08:10$ 29.03
Indian Railways 3A - AC 3-Tier Sleeper 15:50 - 11:00$ 20.31
Indian Railways SL - Sleeper Class 18:20 - 11:45$ 8.07
Indian Railways IR 3A - AC 3-Tier Sleeper 20:10 - 16:30$ 30.27
Indian Railways IR 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 23:55 - 23:25$ 30.38

Transportation from Chennai to Pune

How to get from Chennai to Pune

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • 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 Bus 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 USD 86.00. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 5.00.

How far is Chennai from Pune?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Chennai to Pune. Your trip will be a total of 736 miles (1184 km). The flying distance is 567 miles (911 km).

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

The travel time from Chennai to Pune can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 24 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Chennai to Pune 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 USD 5.00 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 USD 86.00.

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

  • Train tickets - USD 5.00 to USD 49.00;
  • Bus tickets - USD 74.00 to USD 74.00;
  • Plane tickets - USD 85.00 to USD 86.00;

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

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

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Chennai to Pune. 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 85.00.

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 Pune
IndiGo, SpiceJet


Taking a bus from Chennai to Pune 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.


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 Pune

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

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.