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There are 4 ways to get from Indore to Chennai by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Indore (IDR) to Madras (MAA) IDR - MAA

$66 - $361

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Bus  •  34h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Indore to Pune
  2. Take the bus from Pune to Bangalore
  3. Take the bus from Bangalore to Chennai

$24 - $35

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Train  •  30h 30m

  1. Take the train from Indore Junction Bg (INDB) to Chennai Central (MAS) Ahilyanagari Exp

$27 - $40

Drive  •  21h 8m

  1. Drive from Indore to Chennai 912.4 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Indore to Chennai is to bus which costs ₹1,700 - ₹2,600 and takes 34h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Indore to Chennai is to fly which costs ₹4,800 - ₹27,000 and takes 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indore to Chennai. However, there are services departing from Indore and arriving at Periyer Bridge via Pune, Bangalore and Tondaiayrpet. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Indore Junction Bg (INDB) and arriving at Chennai Central (MAS). Services depart once a week, and operate Monday. The journey takes approximately 30h 30m.

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The distance between Indore and Chennai is 1169 km. The road distance is 1459.9 km.

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The best way to get from Indore to Chennai without a car is to train which takes 30h 30m and costs ₹2,000 - ₹2,700.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Indore to Chennai, including transfers.

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

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Indore to Chennai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Indore Junction Bg (INDB) station.

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The best way to get from Indore to Chennai is to fly which takes 4h 11m and costs ₹4,800 - ₹27,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹2,000 - ₹2,700 and takes 30h 30m, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,700 - ₹2,600 and takes 34h 50m.

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  • Distance: 730.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 11m

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

IndiGo Airlines, Jet Airways and Jet Lite fly from Indore to Chennai every 4 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Indore to Chennai once a week. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 30h 30m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Indore to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Indore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Indore to Madras via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Indore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Indore to Madras via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Indore to Pune
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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redbus.in
Bus from Pune to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Chennai
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in

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The quickest flight from Indore Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Indore to Chennai bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Chennai station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Indore to Chennai is 1460 km. It takes approximately 21h 8m to drive from Indore to Chennai.

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Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Indore Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are 725+ hotels available in Chennai. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Indore to Indore Airport is to line 7 bus which takes 7m and costs ₹11 - ₹14.

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