There are 8 ways to get from Chennai to Channel Tunnel by plane or train

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Fly Madras to London Heathrow, train  •  16h 57m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAA - LHR
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

216€ - 504€

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Fly Madras to London City, train  •  18h

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to London City (LCY) MAA - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

496€ - 1177€

Fly Madras to London Stansted, train  •  19h 6m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to London Stansted (STN) MAA - STN
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

494€ - 1413€

Fly Madras to Brussels, train  •  18h 41m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Brussels (BRU) MAA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Calais Frethun

322€ - 1460€

Fly Madras to London Gatwick, train  •  19h 11m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to London Gatwick (LGW) MAA - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

426€ - 1296€

Fly Madras to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  19h 53m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MAA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Calais Frethun

368€ - 1561€

Train to Bengaluru, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  22h 19m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Yelahanka Jn.
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Paris CDG (CDG) BLR - CDG
  3. Take the train from Gare de Aéropt-C-de-Gaulle-TGV to Gare de Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to Gare de Calais Fréthun

290€ - 839€

Train to Bengaluru, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  23h 21m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Yelahanka Jn.
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BLR - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Calais Frethun

362€ - 824€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Channel Tunnel is to fly and train which costs ₹17,000 - ₹40,000 and takes 16h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Channel Tunnel is to fly and train which costs ₹17,000 - ₹40,000 and takes 16h 57m.

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The distance between Chennai and Channel Tunnel is 8098 km.

It takes approximately 16h 57m to get from Chennai to Channel Tunnel, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 11h 15m.

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British Airways, Lufthansa, Flynas and six other airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 287+ hotels available in Channel Tunnel. Prices start at 87€ 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 ₹7 - ₹80.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Channel Tunnel.
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  • Distance: 8097.7 km
  • Duration: 16h 57m

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Channel Tunnel, France?

There is no direct connection from Chennai to Channel Tunnel. However, you can take the train to Trisulam, take the walk to Madras airport, fly to London Heathrow, take the walk to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station, take the subway to King's Cross St. Pancras station, take the walk to St Pancras International, take the train to Dover Priory, then take the travel to Channel Tunnel. Alternatively, you can take the train to Trisulam, take the walk to Madras airport, fly to London City, take the walk to London City Airport DLR Station, take the train to Stratford International DLR Station, take the walk to Stratford International, take the train to Dover Priory, then take the travel to Channel Tunnel.

Airlines
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Madras to London Heathrow via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
400€ - 800€
Flights from Madras to London Stansted via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
430€ - 1300€
Flights from Madras to Brussels via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
490€ - 3000€
Flights from Madras to London Gatwick via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370€ - 1200€
Flights from Madras to Amsterdam Schiphol via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 3000€
Flights from Bengaluru to Paris CDG via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
340€ - 1000€
Flights from Bengaluru to Amsterdam Schiphol via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
360€ - 850€
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Madras to London Heathrow via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
14h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
380€ - 900€
Flights from Madras to London City via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
460€ - 1100€
Flights from Madras to Amsterdam Schiphol via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
440€ - 1900€
Flights from Bengaluru to Paris CDG via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 850€
Flights from Bengaluru to Amsterdam Schiphol via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360€ - 800€
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Madras to London Heathrow via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
380€ - 900€
Flights from Madras to Amsterdam Schiphol via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
440€ - 1900€
Flights from Bengaluru to Paris CDG via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 850€
Flights from Bengaluru to Amsterdam Schiphol via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360€ - 800€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madras to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1200€
Flights from Madras to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
650€ - 3300€
Flights from Madras to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 3000€
Flights from Madras to Brussels via Frankfurt, Hannover
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 3000€
Flights from Madras to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 3000€
Flights from Bengaluru to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
470€ - 3500€
Flights from Bengaluru to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
470€ - 3500€
Flights from Bengaluru to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
470€ - 800€
Flights from Bengaluru to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
470€ - 800€
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Madras to London Heathrow via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
440€ - 900€
Flights from Madras to Brussels via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 2300€
Flights from Madras to London Gatwick via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
400€ - 1200€
Flights from Madras to Amsterdam Schiphol via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 2600€
Flights from Bengaluru to Paris CDG via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 1100€
Flights from Bengaluru to Amsterdam Schiphol via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350€ - 800€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madras to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
410€ - 1700€
Flights from Madras to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
400€ - 3600€
Flights from Madras to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
490€ - 3700€
Flights from Bengaluru to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
430€ - 1100€
Flights from Bengaluru to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
490€ - 1500€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madras to London City via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
430€ - 1200€
Flights from Madras to Amsterdam Schiphol via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
490€ - 2900€
Flights from Bengaluru to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 2200€
Flights from Bengaluru to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
700€ - 2000€
Flights from Bengaluru to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 800€
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Madras to London Heathrow via Manama
Ave. Duration
15h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
380€ - 1000€
Flights from Bengaluru to Paris CDG via Manama
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
320€ - 700€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 2200€
Flights from Bengaluru to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
700€ - 2000€
Flights from Bengaluru to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 800€
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to London Heathrow via Delhi
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
400€ - 750€
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madras to London Heathrow via Colombo
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
460€ - 1100€
Jazeera Airways
Website
jazeeraairways.com
Flights from Madras to London Gatwick via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
360€ - 1600€
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Paris CDG via Muscat
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 1100€
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
40€ - 60€
1st Class
50€ - 75€
Train from Stratford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
35€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 70€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Calais Frethun
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 340€
Standard
75€ - 95€
Standard Premier
120€ - 150€
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Frethun
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 330€
Standard
60€ - 75€
Standard Premier
100€ - 130€
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
16€ - 20€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
23€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Aéropt-C-de-Gaulle-TGV to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
31€ - 35€
1st Class
48€ - 53€
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to Gare de Calais Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 27€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16€ - 19€
1st Class
26€ - 27€
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Frethun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 37€
1st Class
26€ - 31€

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