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There are 6 ways to get from Chennai to Hampi by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Guntakal Junction (GTL) Mas-Csmt Mumbai Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Guntakal Junction (GTL) to Hospet Junction (HPT) Mugr-Kop Exp / ...

$12 - $33

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Bus  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Hampi

$8 - $12

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Taxi  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Hampi 347.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Hampi 347.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Hubli, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Hubli (HBX) MAA - HBX
  2. Take the train from Hubli Junction (UBL) to Hospet Junction (HPT)

$51 - $250

Fly to Bengaluru, train  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Bengaluru (BLR) MAA - BLR
  2. Take the train from Yelahanka Junction (YNK) to Hospet Junction (HPT)

$31 - $131

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Hampi is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹900 and takes 14 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Hampi is to fly and train which costs ₹3,700 - ₹19,000 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chennai to Hampi. However, there are services departing from Veppampattu and arriving at Hampi via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 55 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Hampi is 481 km. The road distance is 556.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Hampi without a car is to train which takes 12 h 12 min and costs ₹850 - ₹2,500.

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It takes approximately 12 h 12 min to get from Chennai to Hampi, including transfers.

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Chennai to Hampi bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Chennai station.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Hampi is to train which takes 12 h 12 min and costs ₹850 - ₹2,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹600 - ₹900 and takes 14 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Hubli Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Chennai to Hampi bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Hampi station.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Hampi.
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  • Distance: 300.9 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 12 min

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

You can take a train from Chennai to Hampi via Guntakal Junction (GTL) and Hospet Junction (HPT) in around 12 h 12 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Hampi twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 13 h 45 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Hubli
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru via Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Hubli
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $220
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Hubli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $320
Flights from Madras to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Guntakal Junction (GTL)
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $18
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irctc.co.in
Train from Guntakal Junction (GTL) to Hospet Junction (HPT)
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Hubli Junction (UBL) to Hospet Junction (HPT)
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Yelahanka Junction (YNK) to Hospet Junction (HPT)
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Hampi
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Yellow Taxi
Phone
+91 44 26 54 26 26
Website
yellowcalltaxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 44 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Hampi is 556 km. It takes approximately 8 h 12 min to drive from Chennai to Hampi.

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IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet, Air India Limited and Helitrans offer flights from Madras Airport to Hubli Airport.

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There are 97+ hotels available in Hampi. Prices start at $8 USD 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 ₹8.

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