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There are 5 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 27 min

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

$102 - $3,903

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Train  •  39 h 17 min

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

$38 - $50

3 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 - $310

Fly to Ranchi, train  •  13 h 1 min

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

$89 - $343

Drive  •  25 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Bodh Gaya 1105.2 miles

$180 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Bodh Gaya is to train which costs ₹2,800 - ₹3,700 and takes 39 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Bodh Gaya is to fly and train which costs ₹4,400 - ₹23,000 and takes 7 h 26 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Bodh Gaya is 1382 km. The road distance is 1768.4 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Bodh Gaya without a car is to train which takes 39 h 17 min and costs ₹2,800 - ₹3,700.

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It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to get from Chennai to Bodh Gaya, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Bodh Gaya is to fly which takes 7 h 27 min and costs ₹7,500 - ₹2,90,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹2,800 - ₹3,700 and takes 39 h 17 min.

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There is no direct flight from Madras Airport to Gaya Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Bodh Gaya is 1768 km. It takes approximately 25 h 49 min to drive from Chennai to Bodh Gaya.

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Thai Smile, Jet Airways, Bhutan Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Gaya Airport.

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There are 134+ hotels available in Bodh Gaya. Prices start at $9 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Bodh Gaya.
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  • Distance: 864 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 27 min

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

Air India Limited, Thai Airways International and six other airlines fly from Chennai to Bodh Gaya every 4 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Bodh Gaya once a week. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 39 h.

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 8 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 Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
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 20 min
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 Ranchi via Coimbatore, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Madras to Ranchi via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Gaya via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $320
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Patna
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Madras to Gaya via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Madras to Gaya via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Madras to Ranchi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ranchi (RNC) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)
Ave. Duration
39 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
irctc.co.in

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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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