Coimbatore to Chennai

Coimbatore to Chennai

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8h 10m First: 12:20 Last: 22:50

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Coimbatore to Chennai Schedule

Coimbatore to Chennai Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
TravelODesk India Comfort Any time₹ 17,112
Indian Railways 1A - AC First Class Sleeper 02:05 - 10:00₹ 2,035
Indian Railways 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 07:35 - 15:50₹ 1,245
Mjt Travels AC Sleeper 13:15 - 22:10₹ 1,016
Indian Railways CC - AC Chair Class 15:05 - 22:15₹ 885
Apple Travels AC Seater 20:30 - 06:30₹ 2,200
Parveen Travels AC Sleeper 20:30 - 05:15₹ 826
Indian Railways 1A - AC First Class Sleeper 22:25 - 06:20₹ 2,035
National Travels CHN AC Sleeper 22:00 - 07:00₹ 1,271
Apple Travels AC Seater 22:00 - 07:15₹ 2,310

Transportation from Coimbatore to Chennai

How to get from Coimbatore to Chennai

When you want to get from Coimbatore to Chennai, 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 Train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about INR 22,208. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as INR 235.

How far is Coimbatore from Chennai?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Coimbatore to Chennai. Your trip will be a total of 327 miles (525 km). The flying distance is 252 miles (404 km).

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

The travel time from Coimbatore to Chennai can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 10 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Coimbatore to Chennai 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 235 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as INR 22,208.

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

  • Train tickets - INR 235 to INR 2,037;
  • Bus tickets - INR 825 to INR 2,312;
  • Plane tickets - INR 3,933 to INR 4,112;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from INR 17,129 to INR 22,208.

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

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

  • Flights from Coimbatore to Chennai depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 13:15 - you can also take a bus as late as 22:00. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Coimbatore to Chennai any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Coimbatore to Chennai. 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 3,933.

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 Coimbatore to Chennai
Air India, IndiGo


Taking a bus from Coimbatore to Chennai 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 Coimbatore to Chennai. 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 INR 17,129.

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 Coimbatore to Chennai

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Coimbatore to Chennai? 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.