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There are 4 ways to get from Chennai to Anantapur by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Anantapur 22601

₹280 - ₹310

3 alternative options

Bus  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Ananthapur

₹593 - ₹859

Taxi  •  5h 48m

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Anantapur 403.1 km

₹6,000 - ₹7,500

Drive  •  5h 48m

  1. Drive from Chennai to Anantapur 403.1 km

₹3,000 - ₹4,500

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Anantapur is to train which costs ₹280 - ₹310 and takes 9h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Anantapur is to taxi which costs ₹6,000 - ₹7,500 and takes 5h 48m.

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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.

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The distance between Chennai and Anantapur is 338 km. The road distance is 403.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Anantapur without a car is to train which takes 9h 28m and costs ₹280 - ₹310.

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The train from Chennai Central to Anantapur takes 9h 28m including transfers and departs once a week.

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Chennai to Anantapur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chennai Central station.

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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.

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Chennai to Anantapur train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Anantapur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Anantapur is 403 km. It takes approximately 5h 48m to drive from Chennai to Anantapur.

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  • Distance: 338.1 km
  • Duration: 9h 28m

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.

Train operators
Indian Railways

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.

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Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Chennai Central to Anantapur
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹280 - ₹310
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Ananthapur
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Anantapur
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹7,500
Savaari Car Rentals Private Limited
Phone
+91 95 66 63 33 35
Website
savaari.com
Karthik Travels
Phone
+91 44 24 62 22 22
Website
karthiktravels.com
Drop Taxi
Phone
+91 79 99 22 20 00
Website
droptaxi.in

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