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There are 4 ways to get from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station by plane, train or car

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Fly to Madras  •  5h 9m

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

$56 - $292

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Train  •  32h 44m

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

$30 - $45

2 alternative options

Fly to Tirupati, train  •  9h 28m

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

$79 - $264

Drive  •  30h 3m

  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 32h 44m.

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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 5h 9m.

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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 32h 40m.

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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 32h 44m and costs ₹2,400 - ₹3,200.

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It takes approximately 5h 9m 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 5h 9m and costs ₹4,100 - ₹22,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹2,400 - ₹3,200 and takes 32h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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

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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: 5h 9m

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

Air India Limited, IndiGo Airlines and four 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 twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 32h 40m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Jaipur, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Lucknow, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Pune, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Kolkata, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Pune, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Jabalpur, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Delhi to Tirupati via Kolkata, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
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
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Chennai Central (MAS)
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
irctc.co.in

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Yes, the driving distance between New Delhi to Chennai Central Station is 2142 km. It takes approximately 30h 3m to drive from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station.

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Vistara, Spicejet, Air India Limited and two other airlines offer flights from Delhi Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are 726+ hotels available in Chennai Central Station. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Delhi Airport is to Metro which takes 25m and costs ₹17 - ₹60.

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