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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Gauhati  •  4 h 52 min

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

$94 - $396

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 days 15 h

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

$37 - $61

5 alternative options

Fly to Silchar  •  6 h 43 min

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

$137 - $572

Fly to Jorhat  •  8 h 12 min

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

$122 - $553

Fly to Dibrugarh  •  6 h 55 min

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

$74 - $295

Train  •  46 h 10 min

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

$40 - $55

Drive  •  34 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Guwahati 1482.4 miles

$240 - $350

Questions & Answers

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 ₹6,000 - ₹28,000 and takes 4 h 52 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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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Chennai to Assam, including transfers.

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

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and Jet Airways fly from Chennai to Guwahati every 2 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Guwahati once a week. Tickets cost $40 - $55 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 36 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 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 Delhi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
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
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Madras to Gauhati via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Bengaluru, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Mumbai, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Delhi, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Madras to Jorhat via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Madras to Jorhat via Delhi, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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
4 h 30 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Bengaluru, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Madras to Dibrugarh via Gauhati
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Silchar via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Ranigunj to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
27 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Book at
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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