There are 8 ways to get from Chennai to Kolhāpur 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Pune, bus  •  8 h 36 min

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

$40 - $265

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Broadway to Arakkambakkam 120E
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Kolhapur

$9 - $13

6 alternative options

Fly to Belgaum, bus  •  6 h 22 min

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

$75 - $345

Fly to Goa, bus  •  11 h 57 min

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

$54 - $163

Fly to Hubli, train  •  13 h 47 min

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

$63 - $320

Bus via Bangalore  •  18 h 45 min

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

$16 - $24

Train  •  22 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Renigunta Junction (RU) Mumbai Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to C Shahumharaj T (KOP) Haripriya Exp

$19 - $39

Drive  •  13 h

  1. Drive from Chennai to Kolhāpur 549.2 miles

$85 - $130

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 18 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chennai to Kolhāpur via Renigunta Junction (RU) in around 22 h 43 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Pune
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Madras to Pune via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Madras to Pune via Kochi
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Madras to Goa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Madras to Goa via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Goa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Madras to Hubli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $310
Flights from Madras to Hubli via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Madras to Hubli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Madras to Hubli via Coimbatore, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Madras to Hubli via Kochi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Pune
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Madras to Pune via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Madras to Belgaum
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Madras to Goa
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Pune
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Madras to Pune via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Madras to Pune
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Madras to Goa via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Madras to Hubli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $320
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Hubli Junction (UBL) to C Shahumharaj T (KOP)
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Renigunta Junction (RU)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to C Shahumharaj T (KOP)
Ave. Duration
19 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Pune to Kolhapur
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Belgaum to Kolhapur
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Mapsa to Kolhapur
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Kolhapur
Ave. Duration
11 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Kolhapur
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
MTC
Bus from Broadway to Arakkambakkam
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
mtcbus.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chennai and Kolhāpur is 764 km. The road distance is 879 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Kolhāpur is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹950 and takes 19 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Chennai to Kolhāpur is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 22 min and costs ₹5,000 - ₹24,000.

No, there is no direct train from Chennai to Kolhāpur. However, there are services departing from Chennai Central (MAS) and arriving at C Shahumharaj T (KOP) via Renigunta Junction (RU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 43 min.

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 18 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to get from Chennai to Kolhāpur, including transfers.