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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, fly to Madras  •  4 h 55 min

  1. CCU - MAA

$41 - $141

Cheapest option

Train  •  26 h 10 min

  1. Coromandal Exp / ...

$28 - $40

4 alternative options

Fly to Coimbatore  •  6 h 11 min

  1. CCU - CJB

$97 - $403

Fly to Madurai  •  6 h 20 min

  1. CCU - IXM

$98 - $405

Fly to Tiruchirapalli  •  6 h 21 min

  1. CCU - TRZ

$98 - $415

Drive  •  23 h 29 min

  1. 1027.6 miles

$160 - $250

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 3 times a day. 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 26 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
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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 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
5 h 25 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 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 Bhubaneswar, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
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 Madurai via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Goa, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Visakhapatnam, Madras
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
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 Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 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
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Indore, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
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 Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Train operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kolkata and Tamil Nadu is 1675 km. The road distance is 1644 km.

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.

The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Tamil Nadu is to train and fly which takes 4 h 55 min and costs ₹2,800 - ₹10,000.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Kolkata to Tamil Nadu, including transfers.