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There are 6 ways to get from Dhaka to Chennai by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Dhaka  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Dhaka (DAC) to Madras (MAA) DAC - MAA

$131 - $261

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Train  •  38h 52m

  1. Take the train from Dhaka Cantonment to Kolkata Maitree Express
  2. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Chennai Central (MAS) Howrah-Chennai Coromandal / ...

$53 - $62

4 alternative options

Train to Kolkata, fly  •  15h 27m

  1. Take the train from Dhaka Cantonment to Kolkata
  2. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Madras (MAA) CCU - MAA

$68 - $168

Bus, train via Bhubaneswar (BBS)  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Dhaka to Tangail Bypass
  2. Take the bus from Tangail to Godagari
  3. Take the train from Azimganj Junction (AZ) to Bhubaneswar (BBS)
  4. Take the bus from Bhubaneswar to Visakhapatnam
  5. Take the bus from Visakhapatnam to Chennai

Bus, train  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the bus from Dhaka to Agartala
  2. Take the train from Agartala (AGTL) to Perambur (PER) Agtl-Bnc Humsafar Exp

$63 - $81

Drive  •  30h 24m

  1. Drive from Dhaka to Chennai 1310.9 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Dhaka to Chennai is to train which costs $50 - $65 and takes 38h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Dhaka to Chennai is to fly which costs $130 - $270 and takes 6h 24m.

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The distance between Dhaka and Chennai is 1591 km. The road distance is 2097.5 km.

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The best way to get from Dhaka to Chennai without a car is to train which takes 38h 52m and costs $50 - $65.

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It takes approximately 6h 24m to get from Dhaka to Chennai, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Dhaka to Chennai is to fly which takes 6h 24m and costs $130 - $270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $65 and takes 38h 52m.

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The quickest flight from Dhaka Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Chennai is 30m behind Dhaka. It is currently 3:34 AM in Dhaka and 3:04 AM in Chennai.

Yes, the driving distance between Dhaka to Chennai is 2097 km. It takes approximately 30h 24m to drive from Dhaka to Chennai.

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Maldivian and Spicejet offer flights from Dhaka Airport to Madras Airport.

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  • Distance: 994.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 24m

What companies run services between Dhaka, Bangladesh and Chennai, India?

Maldivian and Spicejet fly from Dhaka to Chennai once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dhaka to Chennai via Dhaka Cantonment, Kolkata, Belgachhia, Howrah Bridge, and Howrah Junction (HWH) in around 38h 52m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Kolkata to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Kolkata to Madras via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Dhaka to Madras via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Maldivian
Website
maldivian.aero
Flights from Dhaka to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Train operators
Bangladesh Railway
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Chennai Central (MAS)
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Azimganj Junction (AZ) to Bhubaneswar (BBS)
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Agartala (AGTL) to Perambur (PER)
Ave. Duration
2 days 10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
BusBD
Website
busbd.com.bd
Bus from Dhaka to Tangail Bypass
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
busbd.com.bd
Bus from Tangail to Godagari
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
busbd.com.bd
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Bhubaneswar to Visakhapatnam
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Visakhapatnam to Chennai
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Tripura Turism
Phone
+91 381 232 5930
Email
tripuratourism09@rediffmail.com
Website
tripuratourism.gov.in
Bus from Dhaka to Agartala
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
tripuratourism.gov.in

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