There are 6 ways to get from Kolkata to Tamil Nadu by train, plane or car

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Train, fly to Madras  •  4 h 54 min

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

$42 - $142

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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

4 alternative options

Fly to Coimbatore  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Coimbatore (CJB) CCU - CJB

$97 - $403

Fly to Madurai  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Madurai (IXM) CCU - IXM

$98 - $405

Fly to Tiruchirapalli  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) CCU - TRZ

$98 - $415

Drive  •  23 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Chennai 1027.6 miles

$160 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Tamil Nadu 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 Kolkata to Tamil Nadu is to train and fly which costs ₹3,000 - ₹11,000 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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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 Kolkata and Tamil Nadu is 1675 km. The road distance is 1644.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Tamil Nadu without a car is to train which takes 26 h 10 min and costs ₹1,900 - ₹2,600.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Kolkata to Tamil Nadu, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Tamil Nadu is to fly which takes 6 h 10 min and costs ₹7,000 - ₹30,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,900 - ₹2,600 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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Kolkata to Tamil Nadu train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Chennai Central (MAS) station.

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Map of how to get from Kolkata to Tamil Nadu.
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  • Distance: 1047.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Kolkata, India and Tamil Nadu, India?

IndiGo Airlines, Jet Airways and two other airlines fly from Kolkata to Coimbatore hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Kolkata 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
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bhubaneswar, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bhubaneswar, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Ranchi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Bhubaneswar, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Port Blair, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Visakhapatnam, Madras
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
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
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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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Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to Tamil Nadu is 1644 km. It takes approximately 23 h 29 min to drive from Kolkata to Tamil Nadu.

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

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