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There are 9 ways to get from Chennai to China by plane, train, ferry, car or bus

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

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Fly to Hong Kong, train  •  8h 57m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Hong Kong (HKG) MAA - HKG
  2. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station

¥981 - ¥3267

Cheapest option

Fly to Guangzhou Baiyun  •  11h 33m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) MAA - CAN

¥905 - ¥3316

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Fly to Chengdu  •  11h 27m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Chengdu (CTU) MAA - CTU

¥963 - ¥3496

Fly to Shenzhen  •  12h 43m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Shenzhen (SZX) MAA - SZX

¥1022 - ¥3815

Fly to Wuhan  •  12h 11m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Wuhan (WUH) MAA - WUH

¥1803 - ¥3490

Fly to Macau, ferry  •  14h 38m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Macau (MFM) MAA - MFM
  2. Take the ferry from Taipa to Shekou

¥1217 - ¥4114

Train, drive, bus  •  4 days 7h

  1. Take the train from Perambur to Siliguri Jn
  2. Drive from Siliguri Jn to Yadong Xian
  3. Take the bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
  4. Take the train from Lhasa to Shanghai

¥919 - ¥1320

Train, bus  •  5 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Gorakhpur Jn
  2. Take the train from Gorakhpur Jn to Barhni
  3. Take the bus from Krishnanagar to Gongabu Bus Park
  4. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  5. Take the train from Lhasa to Shanghai

¥1175 - ¥1475

Drive  •  3 days 12h

  1. Drive from Chennai to Shanghai 4059.7 miles

¥4500 - ¥7000

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to China is to train and drive and bus which costs ₹9,500 - ₹14,000 and takes 4 days 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to China is to fly and train which costs ₹10,000 - ₹35,000 and takes 8h 57m.

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The distance between Chennai and China is 3478 km. The road distance is 6495.6 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to China without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 days 1h and costs ₹12,000 - ₹16,000.

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It takes approximately 8h 57m to get from Chennai to China, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Hong Kong Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to China is 6496 km. It takes approximately 3 days 12h to drive from Chennai to China.

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Cathay Pacific, Thai Airways International, Singapore Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Hong Kong Airport.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs ₹7 - ₹900.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to China.
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  • Distance: 2173.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 57m

What companies run services between Chennai, India and China?

SriLankan Airlines, AirAsia and 13 other airlines fly from Chennai to Guangzhou hourly.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Madras to Hong Kong via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2100 - ¥7000
Flights from Madras to Guangzhou Baiyun via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥7500
Flights from Madras to Chengdu via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥8500
Flights from Madras to Shenzhen via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥5000
Flights from Madras to Wuhan via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
11h 52m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥8000
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Madras to Hong Kong via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥3300
Flights from Madras to Guangzhou Baiyun via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥3600
Flights from Madras to Shenzhen via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥3700
Flights from Madras to Macau via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥4800
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Madras to Hong Kong via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥5000
Flights from Madras to Guangzhou Baiyun via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥4300
Flights from Madras to Chengdu via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥6000
Flights from Madras to Shenzhen via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥6000
Flights from Madras to Macau via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥6000
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Madras to Chengdu via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥8500
Flights from Madras to Shenzhen via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥5000
Flights from Madras to Wuhan via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
11h 52m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥8000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Madras to Hong Kong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥2900
Flights from Madras to Wuhan via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥3400
Flights from Madras to Macau via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥3300
Flights from Madras to Macau via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥3600
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Madras to Guangzhou Baiyun via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥3200
Flights from Madras to Shenzhen via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥3700
Flights from Madras to Shenzhen via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥6500
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Madras to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥5500
Flights from Madras to Chengdu via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥6500
Flights from Madras to Wuhan via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥6000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Madras to Chengdu via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2100 - ¥6500
Flights from Madras to Wuhan via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥5500
Flights from Madras to Wuhan via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥6000
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Madras to Chengdu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥8500
Flights from Madras to Wuhan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥8500
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Hong Kong via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥3000
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Hong Kong via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥4700
Flights from Madras to Hong Kong via Delhi
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥4800
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Madras to Hong Kong via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥6000
Flights from Madras to Guangzhou Baiyun via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥6500
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Madras to Shenzhen via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥6000
Flights from Madras to Macau via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥4400
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madras to Guangzhou Baiyun via Colombo
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥4400
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Madras to Chengdu via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥3400
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Madras to Chengdu via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2100 - ¥6500
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥60 - ¥75
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥60 - ¥70
1st Class Seat
¥85 - ¥100
Business Class Seat
¥190 - ¥230
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Perambur to Siliguri Jn
Ave. Duration
39h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
¥230 - ¥310
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Central to Gorakhpur Jn
Ave. Duration
39h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
¥240 - ¥320
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Gorakhpur Jn to Barhni
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥13 - ¥95
Book at
irctc.co.in
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lhasa to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥350 - ¥500
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
¥350 - ¥500
Hard Sleeper
¥850 - ¥950
Soft Sleeper
¥1200 - ¥1600
Bus operators
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
¥151
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd.
Phone
977-01-4700559
Email
info@holidayadventurenepal.com
Website
holidayadventurenepal.com
Bus from Krishnanagar to Gongabu Bus Park
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥42
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
¥522
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
Ferry operators
Yuet Tung
Website
ytmacau.com
Ferry from Taipa to Shekou
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥206
Schedules at
ytmacau.com
Hong Kong TurboJET
Phone
+85228593333
Email
enquiry@turbojet.com.hk
Website
turbojet.com.hk
Ferry from Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal to Shekou
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥222
Schedules at
turbojet.com.hk

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