There are 7 ways to get from New Delhi to Tamil Nadu by plane, bus, 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.

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Fly to Coimbatore  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Coimbatore (CJB) DEL - CJB

$62 - $234

Cheapest option

Train  •  32 h 40 min

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

$35 - $45

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Fly to Madras  •  5 h 13 min

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

$56 - $292

Fly to Madurai  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Madurai (IXM) DEL - IXM

$68 - $336

Fly to Trivandrum, bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Trivandrum (TRV) DEL - TRV
  2. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli

$80 - $277

Train via Nizamuddin station  •  29 h 59 min

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

$35 - $45

Drive  •  30 h 3 min

  1. Drive from New Delhi to Chennai 1338.1 miles

$210 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Tamil Nadu is to train which costs ₹2,400 - ₹3,200 and takes 29 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Tamil Nadu is to fly which costs ₹4,300 - ₹17,000 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between New Delhi and Tamil Nadu is 1975 km. The road distance is 2141 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from New Delhi to Tamil Nadu, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from New Delhi to Tamil Nadu.
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  • Distance: 1234.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

What companies run services between New Delhi, India and Tamil Nadu, India?

IndiGo Airlines, Jet Airways and four other airlines fly from New Delhi to Coimbatore hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from New Delhi to Chennai 5 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 28 h 50 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Delhi to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Delhi to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Delhi to Coimbatore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Delhi to Coimbatore via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Delhi to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Delhi to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Delhi to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Delhi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Delhi to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Delhi to Trivandrum via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Delhi to Trivandrum via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Delhi to Trivandrum via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Delhi to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Delhi to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Delhi to Madurai via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Delhi to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Delhi to Trivandrum via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Delhi to Coimbatore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Delhi to Madurai
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Delhi to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Delhi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Delhi to Trivandrum via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Delhi to Trivandrum via Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Delhi to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Delhi to Madurai
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Train operators
Bus operators

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