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There are 7 ways to get from Chennai to Shirdi by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Pune, bus  •  8h 47m

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

$39 - $264

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Bus  •  25h 48m

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

$15 - $33

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Fly to Aurangabad, train  •  10h 45m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Aurangabad (IXU) MAA - IXU
  2. Take the train from Aurangabad (AWB) to Sainagar Siridi (SNSI)

$80 - $257

Fly to Mumbai, night train  •  11h 27m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Mumbai (BOM) MAA - BOM
  2. Take the night train from Dadar (DR) to Sainagar Siridi (SNSI)

$57 - $218

Fly to Nasik, bus  •  10h 44m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Nasik (ISK) MAA - ISK
  2. Take the bus from Nasik to Shirdi

$73 - $323

Train  •  25h 20m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Sainagar Siridi (SNSI) Mas-Snsi Exp

$22 - $30

Drive  •  16h 34m

  1. Drive from Chennai to Shirdi 711.7 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Shirdi is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹2,500 and takes 25h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Shirdi is to fly and bus which costs ₹2,800 - ₹20,000 and takes 8h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chennai to Shirdi. However, there are services departing from Periyer Bridge and arriving at Shirdi via Chennai and Bangalore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Central (MAS) and arriving at Sainagar Siridi (SNSI). Services depart once a week, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 25h 20m.

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The distance between Chennai and Shirdi is 966 km. The road distance is 1138.7 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Shirdi without a car is to train which takes 25h 20m and costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,300.

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It takes approximately 8h 47m to get from Chennai to Shirdi, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Chennai to Shirdi is to train which takes 25h 20m and costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹2,500 and takes 25h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Shirdi.
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  • Distance: 603.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 47m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Shirdi once a week. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 25h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chennai to Shirdi via Tondaiayrpet, Chennai, and Bangalore in around 25h 48m.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Pune
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Madras to Aurangabad via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Madras to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Madras to Nasik via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 Mumbai
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Madras to Mumbai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Madras to Mumbai via Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
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 Mumbai
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Madras to Mumbai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
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
Flights from Madras to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Madras to Pune
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Madras to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
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
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Madras to Pune via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Air Deccan
Flights from Madras to Nasik via Pune
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Aurangabad (AWB) to Sainagar Siridi (SNSI)
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Dadar (DR) to Sainagar Siridi (SNSI)
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Sainagar Siridi (SNSI)
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Pune to Shirdi
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Nasik to Shirdi
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
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
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Shirdi
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
KSRTC
Website
ksrtc.in
Bus from Bengaluru Kempegowda to Shirdi
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ksrtc.in
Standard
$16 - $22

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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 Shirdi bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Shirdi station.

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Chennai to Shirdi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Sainagar Siridi (SNSI) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Shirdi is 1139 km. It takes approximately 16h 34m to drive from Chennai to Shirdi.

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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 124+ hotels available in Shirdi. Prices start at $13 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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