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There are 7 ways to get from Chennai to Assam by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Gauhati  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Gauhati (GAU) MAA - GAU

$94 - $396

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Vijayawada
  2. Take the bus from Vijayawada to Bhubaneswar
  3. Take the bus from Bhubaneswar to Kolkata
  4. Take the bus from Kolkata to Siliguri
  5. Take the train from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Guwahati (GHY)

$39 - $64

5 alternative options

Fly to Jorhat  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Jorhat (JRH) MAA - JRH

$121 - $553

Fly to Dibrugarh  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Dibrugarh (DIB) MAA - DIB

$73 - $295

Fly to Silchar  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Silchar (IXS) MAA - IXS

$126 - $500

Train  •  46 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Guwahati (GHY) Tvc - Scl Exp

$35 - $50

Drive  •  34 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Guwahati 1482.4 miles

$240 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Assam is to train which costs ₹2,800 - ₹3,700 and takes 46 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Assam is to fly which costs ₹6,500 - ₹30,000 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Central (MAS) and arriving at Guwahati (GHY). Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 46 h 10 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Assam is 2006 km. The road distance is 2371.9 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Assam without a car is to train which takes 46 h 10 min and costs ₹2,800 - ₹3,700.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Chennai to Assam, including transfers.

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Chennai to Assam train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chennai Central (MAS) station.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Assam is to fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs ₹6,500 - ₹30,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹2,800 - ₹3,700 and takes 46 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Gauhati Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Chennai to Assam train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Guwahati (GHY) station.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Assam.
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  • Distance: 1254 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and two other airlines fly from Chennai to Guwahati hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Guwahati once a week. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 46 h 10 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Madras to Jorhat via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Madras to Jorhat via Pune, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Madras to Jorhat via Bengaluru, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Madras to Jorhat via Delhi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Madras to Jorhat via Hyderabad, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Madras to Dibrugarh via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Madras to Dibrugarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Madras to Dibrugarh via Hyderabad, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Madras to Dibrugarh via Patna, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Madras to Dibrugarh via Pune, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Madras to Dibrugarh via Pune, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Mumbai, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Madras to Jorhat via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Vijayawada
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Vijayawada to Bhubaneswar
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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redbus.in
Bus from Bhubaneswar to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Kolkata to Siliguri
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Assam is 2372 km. It takes approximately 34 h 29 min to drive from Chennai to Assam.

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Vistara, Jet Airways, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Gauhati Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Assam. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs ₹8.

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