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There are 8 ways to get from Chennai to Taj Mahal by plane, train or car

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Fly to Delhi, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Delhi (DEL) MAA - DEL
  2. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Agra Cantt (AGC)

$61 - $308

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Train  •  30h

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Agra Cantt (AGC) Mas-Ndls Tamil Nadu Exp / ...

$33 - $43

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Fly to Jaipur, train  •  9h 39m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Jaipur (JAI) MAA - JAI
  2. Take the train from Gandhinagar Jpr (GADJ) to Idgah Agra Junction (IDH)

$72 - $269

Fly to Gwalior, train  •  10h 2m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Gwalior (GWL) MAA - GWL
  2. Take the train from Gwalior Junction (GWL) to Agra Cantt (AGC)

$96 - $410

Fly to Agra  •  9h 5m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Agra (AGR) MAA - AGR

$103 - $414

Fly to Lucknow, train  •  12h 43m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Lucknow (LKO) MAA - LKO
  2. Take the train from Lucknowjn (LJN) to Yamuna Bdg Agra (JAB)

$106 - $467

Train via Raja Ki Mandi (RKM)  •  31h 52m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Raja Ki Mandi (RKM) Mas-Ndls Grand Trunk Exp

$33 - $43

Drive  •  27h 59m

  1. Drive from Chennai to Taj Mahal 1207.2 miles

$190 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Taj Mahal is to train which costs ₹2,400 - ₹3,200 and takes 30h.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Taj Mahal is to fly and train which costs ₹4,400 - ₹23,000 and takes 7h 34m.

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The distance between Chennai and Taj Mahal is 1584 km. The road distance is 1931.5 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Taj Mahal without a car is to train which takes 30h and costs ₹2,400 - ₹3,200.

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It takes approximately 7h 34m to get from Chennai to Taj Mahal, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Taj Mahal is to fly which takes 9h 5m and costs ₹7,500 - ₹31,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹2,400 - ₹3,200 and takes 30h.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Delhi Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Taj Mahal is 1931 km. It takes approximately 27h 59m to drive from Chennai to Taj Mahal.

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Vistara, Spicejet, Air India Limited and two other airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Delhi Airport.

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There are 284+ hotels available in Taj Mahal. Prices start at $11 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Taj Mahal.
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  • Distance: 989.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 34m

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Taj Mahal, India?

Spicejet, Air India Limited and two other airlines fly from Chennai to Taj Mahal 5 times a day. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Taj Mahal twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 29h 51m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Madras to Jaipur
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Madras to Jaipur via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Madras to Jaipur via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Madras to Jaipur via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Madras to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Madras to Lucknow via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Madras to Lucknow via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Madras to Lucknow via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Madras to Lucknow via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Madras to Lucknow via Jaipur
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Madras to Gwalior via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Madras to Gwalior via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Flights from Madras to Agra via Mumbai, Varanasi
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Madras to Agra via Bengaluru, Varanasi
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Madras to Agra via Delhi, Varanasi
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Madras to Agra via Ahmedabad, Varanasi
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Madras to Agra via Kolkata, Varanasi
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Madras to Lucknow via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Madras to Lucknow via Pune
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Madras to Lucknow via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Madras to Jaipur via Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Madras to Gwalior via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Madras to Gwalior via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Madras to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Agra Cantt (AGC)
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
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Train from Gandhinagar Jpr (GADJ) to Idgah Agra Junction (IDH)
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Gwalior Junction (GWL) to Agra Cantt (AGC)
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Lucknowjn (LJN) to Yamuna Bdg Agra (JAB)
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Agra Cantt (AGC)
Ave. Duration
29h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Raja Ki Mandi (RKM)
Ave. Duration
31h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
irctc.co.in

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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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