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From Howrah to Chennai by train

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01:05
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
04:55
MAS Chennai Central
1d 3h 50m
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01:05
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
04:55
MAS Chennai Central
1d 3h 50m
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01:05
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
04:55
MAS Chennai Central
1d 3h 50m
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14:50
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
17:00
MAS Chennai Central
1d 2h 10m
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14:50
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
17:00
MAS Chennai Central
1d 2h 10m
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14:50
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
17:00
MAS Chennai Central
1d 2h 10m
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14:50
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
17:00
MAS Chennai Central
1d 2h 10m
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16:10
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
20:20
MS Chennai Egmore
1d 4h 10m
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16:10
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
20:20
MS Chennai Egmore
1d 4h 10m
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16:10
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
20:20
MS Chennai Egmore
1d 4h 10m
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16:10
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
20:20
MS Chennai Egmore
1d 4h 10m
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16:10
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
20:20
MS Chennai Egmore
1d 4h 10m
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16:10
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
20:20
MS Chennai Egmore
1d 4h 10m
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16:10
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
20:20
MS Chennai Egmore
1d 4h 10m
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23:45
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
03:50
MAS Chennai Central
1d 4h 5m
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23:45
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
03:50
MAS Chennai Central
1d 4h 5m
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23:45
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
03:50
MAS Chennai Central
1d 4h 5m
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23:45
HWH Howrah, Kolkata
03:50
MAS Chennai Central
1d 4h 5m
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From Netaji Chandra Airport to Chennai by flight

#I5510
07:25
CCU Netaji Chandra Airport, Kolkata
08:15
MAA Chennai Airport
50m
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08:45
CCU Netaji Chandra Airport, Kolkata
Stop 6h
Bangalore Airport
18:35
MAA Chennai Airport
9h 50m
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15:30
CCU Netaji Chandra Airport, Kolkata
17:55
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 25m
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15:40
CCU Netaji Chandra Airport, Kolkata
18:05
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 25m
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19:30
CCU Netaji Chandra Airport, Kolkata
22:00
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 30m
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19:35
CCU Netaji Chandra Airport, Kolkata
Stop 8h 45m
Bangalore Airport
07:55
MAA Chennai Airport
12h 20m
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19:45
CCU Netaji Chandra Airport, Kolkata
22:10
MAA Chennai Airport
2h 25m
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22:50
CCU Netaji Chandra Airport, Kolkata
Stop 5h 30m
Bangalore Airport
07:55
MAA Chennai Airport
9h 5m
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Kolkata to Chennai Schedule

Kolkata to Chennai Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
AirAsia India Economy #I551007:25 – 08:15₹ 6,708
AirAsia India Economy #I5247308:45 – 18:35₹ 6,708
Indian Railways 1A - AC First Class Sleeper 14:50 – 17:00₹ 4,831
AirAsia India Economy #I551415:30 – 17:55₹ 6,708
AirAsia India Economy #I551119:30 – 22:00₹ 6,708
Indian Railways 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 23:45 – 03:50₹ 3,001
AirAsia India Economy #I5299122:50 – 07:55₹ 6,708

Kolkata to Chennai destination reviews

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flight Economy, IndiGo, Dec 15, 2018
Grt Metro to airport. Bit of hassle checking in - staff tried to make me give up reserved extra legroom seat (paid for) then supervisor intervened and all ok. Smooth flight, unexpected snack and swiftish baggage collect.

Popular Routes in India

How to get from Kolkata to Chennai

When you want to get from Kolkata 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 3,946. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as INR 728.

How far is Kolkata from Chennai?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Kolkata to Chennai. Your trip will be a total of 873 miles (1404 km). The flying distance is 871 miles (1400 km).

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

The travel time from Kolkata to Chennai 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 Kolkata to Chennai?

The cost of the trip from Kolkata 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 728 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 3,946.

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

  • Train tickets - INR 728 to INR 728;
  • Plane tickets - INR 3,946 to INR 3,946;

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

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 8 trains per day.
  • Flights from Kolkata to Chennai depart during the day - there are approximately 5 departures a day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Kolkata 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 3,946.

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 Kolkata to Chennai
AirAsia India

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 Kolkata to Chennai

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

  • 1000 users enjoyed a train ride.