There are 5 ways to get from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station by plane, train 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

Fly to Madras  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Madras (MAA) DEL - MAA

$58 - $294

Cheapest option

Train via Sarai Kale Khan ISBT  •  30 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Hazrat Nizamuddin (NZM) to Chennai Central (MAS) Nzm-Mas Rajdhani Exp / ...

$31 - $46

3 alternative options

Fly to Tirupati, train  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Tirupati (TIR) DEL - TIR
  2. Take the train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Perambur (PER)

$79 - $264

Train  •  32 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Chennai Central (MAS) Ndls-Mas Tamil Nadu Exp / ...

$30 - $45

Drive  •  30 h 3 min

  1. Drive from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station 1338.6 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station is to train which costs ₹2,400 - ₹3,200 and takes 32 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station is to fly which costs ₹4,100 - ₹22,000 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Delhi (NDLS) and arriving at Chennai Central (MAS). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 h 40 min.

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The distance between New Delhi and Chennai Central Station is 1758 km. The road distance is 2141.7 km.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station without a car is to train which takes 30 h 45 min and costs ₹2,200 - ₹3,400.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station, including transfers.

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New Delhi to Chennai Central Station train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from New Delhi (NDLS) station.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station is to fly which takes 5 h 1 min and costs ₹4,100 - ₹22,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹2,200 - ₹3,400 and takes 30 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station.
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  • Distance: 1098.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between New Delhi, India and Chennai Central Station, India?

Jet Airways, IndiGo Airlines and three other airlines fly from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station 5 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 28 h 50 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Pune, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Pune, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Jabalpur, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Perambur (PER)
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Hazrat Nizamuddin (NZM) to Chennai Central (MAS)
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Chennai Central (MAS)
Ave. Duration
32 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
irctc.co.in

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