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

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Fly  •  4h 50m

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

₹4,125 - ₹22,959

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Bus  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Delhi to Vijay Nagar
  2. Take the bus from Hampi to Chennai

₹1,337 - ₹1,849

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Train  •  32h 44m

  1. Take the train from New Delhi to Chennai Central 12622 / ...

₹2,400 - ₹3,200

Drive  •  30h

  1. Drive from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station 1326.3 miles

₹15,000 - ₹23,000

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The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station is to bus which costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,900 and takes 2 days 0h.

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The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station is to fly which costs ₹4,100 - ₹23,000 and takes 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station. However, there are services departing from Delhi and arriving at Veppampattu via Hampi and Perumalpattu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Delhi and arriving at Chennai Central. 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 2122.1 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 4h 50m to get from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station, including transfers.

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New Delhi to Chennai Central Station bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Delhi station.

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

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station is to fly which takes 4h 50m and costs ₹4,100 - ₹23,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹2,400 - ₹3,200 and takes 32h 44m, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,900 and takes 2 days 0h.

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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: 4h 50m

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 ₹2,400 - ₹3,200 and the journey takes 32h 40m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹46,000
Flights from Delhi to Madras via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹46,000
Flights from Delhi to Madras via Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹46,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹49,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹43,000
Flights from Delhi to Madras via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹43,000
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹24,000
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Delhi to Vijay Nagar
Ave. Duration
33h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹700 - ₹1,000
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Redbus
Bus from Hampi to Chennai
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹850
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Redbus

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New Delhi to Chennai Central Station is 2122 km. It takes approximately 30h to drive from New Delhi to Chennai Central Station.

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

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There are 777+ hotels available in Chennai Central Station. Prices start at ₹1,120 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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