There are 4 ways to get from Chennai to Anantapur by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 9h 28m
₹280 - ₹310
3 alternative options
Bus • 11h 5m
₹593 - ₹859
Taxi • 5h 48m
₹6,000 - ₹7,500
Drive • 5h 48m
₹3,000 - ₹4,500
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Anantapur is to train which costs ₹280 - ₹310 and takes 9h 28m.
The quickest way to get from Chennai to Anantapur is to taxi which costs ₹6,000 - ₹7,500 and takes 5h 48m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Central and arriving at Anantapur. Services depart once a week, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 9h 28m.
The distance between Chennai and Anantapur is 338 km. The road distance is 403.1 km.
The best way to get from Chennai to Anantapur without a car is to train which takes 9h 28m and costs ₹280 - ₹310.
The train from Chennai Central to Anantapur takes 9h 28m including transfers and departs once a week.
Chennai to Anantapur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chennai Central station.
The best way to get from Chennai to Anantapur is to train which takes 9h 28m and costs ₹280 - ₹310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹550 - ₹900 and takes 11h 5m.
Chennai to Anantapur train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Anantapur station.
Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Anantapur is 403 km. It takes approximately 5h 48m to drive from Chennai to Anantapur.
What companies run services between Chennai, India and Anantapur, India?
Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai Central to Anantapur once a week. Tickets cost ₹280 - ₹310 and the journey takes 9h 28m. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Ananthapur twice daily. Tickets cost ₹550 - ₹800 and the journey takes 9h 45m.
India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.
Train from Chennai Central to Anantapur
- Ave. Duration
- 9h 28m
- Once a week
- Estimated price
- ₹280 - ₹310
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