How to get from Chennai to Shirdi

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Recommended option

Fly to Pune, train  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Pune (PNQ) MAA - PNQ
  2. Take the train from Pune Junction (PUNE) to Kopargaon (KPG)

$40 - $274

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bengaluru Kempegowda to Shirdi

$17 - $36

5 alternative options

Fly to Mumbai, bus  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Mumbai (BOM) MAA - BOM
  2. Take the bus from Mumbai to Shirdi

$60 - $214

Fly to Aurangabad, train  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Aurangabad (IXU) MAA - IXU
  2. Take the train from Mukundawadi Ha (MKDD) to Kanhegaon (KNGN)

$81 - $259

Fly to Indore, bus  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Indore (IDR) MAA - IDR
  2. Take the bus from Indore to Shirdi

$75 - $376

Train  •  24 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Puntamba (PB) Shirdi Exp

$27 - $37

Drive  •  16 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Shirdi 711.7 miles

$110 - $170

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Shirdi once a week. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 24 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chennai to Shirdi via Perumalpattu, Chennai, Bangalore, and Bengaluru Kempegowda in around 25 h 27 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 Mumbai
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Madras to Mumbai via Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Madras to Mumbai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Madras to Indore
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Madras to Indore via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Madras to Indore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
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
Flights from Madras to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Madras to Aurangabad via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Madras to Indore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Madras to Indore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Madras to Aurangabad via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Madras to Aurangabad via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Madras to Aurangabad via Kochi, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Madras to Aurangabad via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
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 Mumbai
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Madras to Mumbai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Madras to Pune
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Madras to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Trans Euro Air
Flights from Madras to Aurangabad via Cuddapah, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Madras to Aurangabad via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Madras to Indore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Pune Junction (PUNE) to Kopargaon (KPG)
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Mukundawadi Ha (MKDD) to Kanhegaon (KNGN)
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Puntamba (PB)
Ave. Duration
24 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Mumbai to Shirdi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Indore to Shirdi
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 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 Shirdi
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
KSRTC
Website
ksrtc.in
Bus from Bengaluru Kempegowda to Shirdi
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ksrtc.in
Standard
$17 - $23

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chennai and Shirdi is 966 km. The road distance is 1139 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Shirdi is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹2,500 and takes 25 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Chennai to Shirdi is to fly and train which takes 9 h 54 min and costs ₹2,700 - ₹19,000.

No, there is no direct bus from Chennai to Shirdi. However, there are services departing from Veppampattu and arriving at Shirdi via Chennai and Bengaluru Kempegowda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 54 min to get from Chennai to Shirdi, including transfers.