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There are 5 ways to get from Chennai to Ellora by plane, bus, 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.

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Fly to Aurangabad  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Aurangabad (IXU) MAA - IXU

$82 - $249

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Train  •  25h 11m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Aurangabad (AWB) Mas-Nsl Wkly Exp

$26 - $35

3 alternative options

Fly to Pune, bus  •  10h 2m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Pune (PNQ) MAA - PNQ
  2. Take the bus from Pune to Aurangabad

$44 - $271

Bus  •  28h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Pune
  3. Take the bus from Pune to Aurangabad

$27 - $41

Drive  •  16h 47m

  1. Drive from Chennai to Ellora 714.7 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Ellora is to train which costs ₹1,900 - ₹2,700 and takes 25h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Ellora is to fly which costs ₹6,000 - ₹19,000 and takes 5h 50m.

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The distance between Chennai and Ellora is 944 km. The road distance is 1143.6 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Ellora without a car is to train which takes 25h 11m and costs ₹1,900 - ₹2,700.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Chennai to Ellora, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Ellora is to fly which takes 5h 50m and costs ₹6,000 - ₹19,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,900 - ₹2,700 and takes 25h 11m, you could also bus, which costs ₹2,000 - ₹3,100 and takes 28h 5m.

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There is no direct flight from Madras Airport to Aurangabad Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 45m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Ellora is 1144 km. It takes approximately 16h 47m to drive from Chennai to Ellora.

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Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited and two other airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Aurangabad Airport.

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There are 73+ hotels available in Ellora. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Ellora.
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  • Distance: 590.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 50m

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

Jet Airways, Jet Lite and four other airlines fly from Chennai to Ellora hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Ellora once a week. Tickets cost $21 - $29 and the journey takes 24h 45m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Pune
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Madras to Pune via Kochi
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Aurangabad via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Madras to Pune
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Pune
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Madras to Pune via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Trans Euro Air
Flights from Madras to Aurangabad via Cuddapah, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Madras to Aurangabad via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Aurangabad via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Madras to Aurangabad via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Madras to Pune
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Madras to Pune via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Pune to Aurangabad
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Pune
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs ₹8.

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