There are 3 ways to get from Howrah to Chennai by plane, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Madras (MAA) CCU - MAA

$41 - $141

Cheapest option

Train  •  26 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Chennai Central (MAS) Howrah-Chennai Coromandal / ...

$28 - $40

1 alternative option

Drive  •  23 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Howrah to Chennai 1023.3 miles

$160 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Howrah to Chennai is to train which costs ₹1,900 - ₹2,600 and takes 26 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Howrah to Chennai is to fly which costs ₹2,800 - ₹10,000 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The distance between Howrah and Chennai is 1355 km. The road distance is 1637.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Howrah to Chennai, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Howrah Junction (HWH) and arriving at Chennai Central (MAS). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 h 10 min.

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

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and two other airlines fly from Howrah to Chennai hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Howrah to Chennai twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 26 h 10 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Kolkata to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Kolkata to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
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