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There are 8 ways to get from Chennai to Kolhāpur by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Pune, bus  •  8h 29m

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

$39 - $264

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Bus  •  18h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Kolhapur

$15 - $23

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Fly to Goa, bus  •  12h 20m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Goa (GOI) MAA - GOI
  2. Take the bus from Goa to Kolhapur

$53 - $162

Fly to Belgaum, bus  •  11h 35m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Belgaum (IXG) MAA - IXG
  2. Take the bus from Belgaum to Kolhapur

$84 - $424

Fly to Hubli, train  •  12h 15m

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

$62 - $299

Train  •  22h 53m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Renigunta Junction (RU) Mas-Csmt Mumbai Mail / ...
  2. Take the train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Kolhapur (KOP) Tpty-Kop Haripriya Exp

$17 - $36

Train, bus  •  30h 42m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Vasco Da Gama (VSG) Chennai- Vasco Exp
  2. Take the bus from Goa to Kolhapur

$26 - $37

Drive  •  13h

  1. Drive from Chennai to Kolhāpur 549.2 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Kolhāpur is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,800 and takes 18h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Kolhāpur is to fly and bus which costs ₹2,800 - ₹20,000 and takes 8h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chennai to Kolhāpur. However, there are services departing from Veppampattu and arriving at Kolhapur via Chennai and Bangalore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chennai to Kolhāpur. However, there are services departing from Chennai Central (MAS) and arriving at Kolhapur (KOP) via Renigunta Junction (RU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 53m.

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The distance between Chennai and Kolhāpur is 764 km. The road distance is 878.7 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Kolhāpur without a car is to bus which takes 18h 45m and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 8h 29m to get from Chennai to Kolhāpur, including transfers.

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

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Chennai to Kolhāpur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chennai Central (MAS) station.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Kolhāpur is to bus which takes 18h 45m and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,700 and takes 22h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Kolhāpur.
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  • Distance: 477.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 29m

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

You can take a bus from Chennai to Kolhāpur via Perumalpattu, Chennai, and Bangalore in around 18h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chennai to Kolhāpur via Renigunta Junction (RU) in around 22h 53m.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Goa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Madras to Belgaum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Madras to Belgaum via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Madras to Belgaum via Jaipur, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Madras to Belgaum via Coimbatore, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Madras to Belgaum via Pune, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Madras to Belgaum via Ahmedabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Madras to Belgaum via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Madras to Belgaum via Colombo, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $6,000
Flights from Madras to Hubli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $320
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
Flights from Madras to Goa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Madras to Goa via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Madras to Hubli
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
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
Flights from Madras to Goa
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Pune
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
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
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Hubli Junction (UBL) to Kolhapur (KOP)
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Renigunta Junction (RU)
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Kolhapur (KOP)
Ave. Duration
19h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Vasco Da Gama (VSG)
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Pune to Kolhapur
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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Bus from Goa to Kolhapur
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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Bus from Belgaum to Kolhapur
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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Bus from Chennai to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Kolhapur
Ave. Duration
11h 29m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Pune Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Chennai to Kolhāpur train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Kolhapur (KOP) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Kolhāpur is 879 km. It takes approximately 13h to drive from Chennai to Kolhāpur.

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GoAir, Jet Airways, AirAsia India and two other airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Pune Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Kolhāpur. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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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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