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

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Fly  •  4 h 48 min

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

$44 - $144

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Train  •  26 h 10 min

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

$26 - $35

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Drive  •  23 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Howrah to Chennai 1023.3 miles

$160 - $250

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

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The best way to get from Howrah to Chennai without a car is to train which takes 26 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Howrah to Chennai, including transfers.

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Howrah to Chennai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Howrah Junction (HWH) station.

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The best way to get from Howrah to Chennai is to fly which takes 4 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 26 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Kolkata Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Howrah to Chennai train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Chennai Central (MAS) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Howrah to Chennai is 1637 km. It takes approximately 23 h 23 min to drive from Howrah to Chennai.

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Air India Limited, Spicejet, Vistara and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Madras Airport.

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  • Distance: 846.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

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

Spicejet, Vistara and three other airlines fly from Howrah to Chennai hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Howrah to Chennai twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 26 h 10 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 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
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 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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