There are 6 ways to get from Chennai to Bodh Gaya by plane, train 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 Gaya  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Gaya (GAY) MAA - GAY

$102 - $3,903

Cheapest option

Train  •  38 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Gaya Junction (GAYA) Ms Gaya Exp

$43 - $56

4 alternative options

Fly to Patna, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Patna (PAT) MAA - PAT
  2. Take the train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)

$60 - $312

Fly to Ranchi, train  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Ranchi (IXR) MAA - IXR
  2. Take the train from Ranchi (RNC) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)

$90 - $346

Fly to Varanasi, train  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Varanasi (VNS) MAA - VNS
  2. Take the train from Mughal Sarai Junction (MGS) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)

$95 - $202

Drive  •  25 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Bodh Gaya 1105.2 miles

$180 - $260

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Bodh Gaya, India?

Air India Limited, SriLankan Airlines and six other airlines fly from Chennai to Bodh Gaya every 4 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Bodh Gaya twice a week. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 38 h 40 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Patna
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Madras to Patna via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Madras to Patna via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Madras to Patna via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Madras to Ranchi via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Madras to Ranchi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Madras to Ranchi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Madras to Ranchi via Goa, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Madras to Ranchi via Bengaluru, Patna
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Madras to Ranchi via Kolkata, Patna
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Gaya via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Madras to Gaya via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Madras to Patna via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Flights from Madras to Ranchi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $320
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Patna via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madras to Gaya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $9,500
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Colombo
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $6,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Patna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Vijayawada, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Madras to Ranchi via Bhubaneswar
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Madras to Ranchi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ranchi (RNC) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Mughal Sarai Junction (MGS) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)
Ave. Duration
38 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
irctc.co.in

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chennai to Bodh Gaya?

The distance between Chennai and Bodh Gaya is 1382 km. The road distance is 1768 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chennai to Bodh Gaya?

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Bodh Gaya is to train which costs ₹2,800 - ₹3,800 and takes 38 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chennai to Bodh Gaya?

The quickest way to get from Chennai to Bodh Gaya is to fly and train which takes 7 h 26 min and costs ₹4,000 - ₹21,000.

How long does it take to get from Chennai to Bodh Gaya?

It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to get from Chennai to Bodh Gaya, including transfers.