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

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Fly  •  4 h 1 min

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

$68 - $363

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Bus  •  34 h 50 min

  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  •  30 h 30 min

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

$27 - $40

Drive  •  21 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Indore to Chennai 912.4 miles

$140 - $220

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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 34 h 50 min.

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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 30 h 30 min.

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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 30 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min 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 4 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 30 h 30 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 34 h 50 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Indore to Chennai.
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  • Distance: 730.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

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 30 h 30 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Indore to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Indore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Indore to Madras via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Indore to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Indore to Madras via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Jet Lite
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Indore to Madras via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Indore to Pune
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Pune to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Chennai
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in

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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 21 h 8 min to drive from Indore to Chennai.

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

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There are 740+ 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 7 min and costs .

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