How to get from Chennai to Anantapur

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Recommended option

Train  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Shirdi Exp

$10 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 55 min

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 52 min

  1. 252 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. 252 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Bengaluru, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. MAA - BLR

$26 - $127

Fly to Cuddapah, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. MAA - CDP

$43 - $317

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Anantapur, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Anantapur once a week. Tickets cost $10 - $20 and the journey takes 9 h 36 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Anantapur twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $220
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Trans Euro Air
Flights from Madras to Cuddapah
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Anantapur (ATP)
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Yelhanka Junction (YNK) to Anantapur (ATP)
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Yerraguntla (YA) to Anantapur (ATP)
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Anantapur
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Yellow Taxi
Phone
+91 44 26 54 26 26
Website
yellowcalltaxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 44 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chennai and Anantapur is 338 km. The road distance is 403 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Anantapur is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹850 and takes 10 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Chennai to Anantapur is to taxi which takes 5 h 52 min and costs ₹6,000 - ₹7,500.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Central (MAS) and arriving at Anantapur (ATP). Services depart once a week, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 36 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Chennai to Anantapur. However, there are services departing from Veppampattu and arriving at Ananthapur via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

The train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Anantapur (ATP) takes 9 h 36 min including transfers and departs once a week.