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From New Delhi to Chennai by train

Train departures and arrivals in India sometimes may be delayed. Please do not plan connection flights based on this info.

14:10
NDLS New Delhi
02:35
MAS Chennai Central
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NDLS New Delhi
14:00
MAS Chennai Central
1d 23h 45m
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NDLS New Delhi
02:35
MAS Chennai Central
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NDLS New Delhi
06:20
MAS Chennai Central
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NDLS New Delhi
07:10
MAS Chennai Central
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NDLS New Delhi
12:35
MS Chennai Egmore
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NDLS New Delhi
12:19
MS Chennai Egmore
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From Delhi Shahdara JN to Chennai by train

Train departures and arrivals in India sometimes may be delayed. Please do not plan connection flights based on this info.

07:10
DSA Delhi Shahdara JN
18:05
MS Chennai Egmore
1d 10h 55m
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DSA Delhi Shahdara JN
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MS Chennai Egmore
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18:05
MS Chennai Egmore
1d 10h 55m
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DSA Delhi Shahdara JN
18:05
MS Chennai Egmore
1d 10h 55m
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14:10
DSA Delhi Shahdara JN
02:35
MAS Chennai Central
1d 12h 25m
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DSA Delhi Shahdara JN
02:35
MAS Chennai Central
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DSA Delhi Shahdara JN
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MAS Chennai Central
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14:00
MAS Chennai Central
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From Hazrat Nizamuddin to Chennai by train

Train departures and arrivals in India sometimes may be delayed. Please do not plan connection flights based on this info.

07:10
NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
18:05
MS Chennai Egmore
1d 10h 55m
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
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1d 10h 55m
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
18:05
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
18:15
MS Chennai Egmore
1d 11h 5m
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
18:15
MS Chennai Egmore
1d 11h 5m
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
18:15
MS Chennai Egmore
1d 11h 5m
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
18:05
MS Chennai Egmore
1d 10h 55m
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14:30
NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
02:35
MAS Chennai Central
1d 12h 5m
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
02:35
MAS Chennai Central
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02:35
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
02:35
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
02:35
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02:35
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
02:35
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
14:00
MAS Chennai Central
1d 22h 45m
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
20:40
MAS Chennai Central
1d 4h 55m
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
20:40
MAS Chennai Central
1d 4h 55m
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
20:40
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1d 4h 55m
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
20:40
MAS Chennai Central
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15:55
NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
20:45
MAS Chennai Central
1d 4h 50m
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
20:45
MAS Chennai Central
1d 4h 50m
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
20:45
MAS Chennai Central
1d 4h 50m
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15:55
NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
20:40
MAS Chennai Central
1d 4h 45m
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19:15
NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
04:20
MS Chennai Egmore
9h 5m
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
04:20
MS Chennai Egmore
9h 5m
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NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi
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From Indira Gandhi Airport (DEL) to Chennai (MAA) by flight

#6E5006
02:00
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
04:55
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 55m
 
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03:15
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
06:05
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 50m
 
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06:05
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
08:55
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 50m
 
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06:10
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
09:00
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 50m
 
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07:20
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
10:10
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 50m
 
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08:25
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
11:20
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 55m
 
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09:45
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
12:40
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 55m
 
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09:55
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
12:50
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 55m
 
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12:30
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
15:15
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 45m
 
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13:40
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
16:20
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 40m
 
#6E2028
15:05
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
17:55
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 50m
 
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15:10
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
18:10
MAA Chennai Airport
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16:20
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
19:15
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 55m
 
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17:20
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
20:00
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 40m
 
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17:35
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
20:25
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 50m
 
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18:05
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
21:00
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 55m
 
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19:55
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
22:45
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 50m
 
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20:00
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
22:45
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 45m
 
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20:15
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
23:10
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 55m
 
#AI540
20:40
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
23:35
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 55m
 
#6E2162
21:00
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
23:45
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 45m
 
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21:50
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
00:40
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 50m
 

Delhi to Chennai Schedule

Delhi to Chennai Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
SpiceJet Economy #SG910500:15 – 03:10₹ 9,007
IndiGo Economy #6E500602:00 – 04:55₹ 4,668
IndiGo Economy #6E268506:10 – 09:05₹ 9,090
SpiceJet Economy #SG10706:10 – 09:00₹ 4,094
IndiGo Economy #6E285908:25 – 11:20₹ 4,913
Indian Railways 3A - AC 3-Tier Sleeper 13:30 – 13:15₹ 2,520
Air India Economy #AI990516:00 – 18:50₹ 7,977
Indian Railways SL - Sleeper Class 18:40 – 06:20₹ 1,220
SpiceJet Economy #SG810520:15 – 23:10₹ 9,007
Indian Railways SL - Sleeper Class 22:30 – 07:10₹ 1,220

Popular Routes in India

How to get from Delhi to Chennai

When you want to get from Delhi to Chennai, 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 9,089. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as INR 1,220.

How far is Delhi from Chennai?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Delhi to Chennai. Your trip will be a total of 1367 miles (2199 km). The flying distance is 1099 miles (1768 km).

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

The travel time from Delhi to Chennai can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 37 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Delhi 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 1,220 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 9,089.

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

  • Train tickets - INR 1,220 to INR 5,700;
  • Plane tickets - INR 4,094 to INR 9,089;

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

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

  • Flights from Delhi to Chennai depart during the day - there are approximately 26 departures a day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 11 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Delhi 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 4,094.

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 Delhi to Chennai
Air India (Air India), 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 Delhi to Chennai

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Delhi 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:

  • 99% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 1% users took a plane.