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There are 6 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

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Train  •  32 h 40 min

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

$30 - $45

4 alternative options

Fly to Madras  •  5 h 13 min

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

$57 - $293

Fly to Tiruchirapalli  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) DEL - TRZ

$88 - $216

Fly to Trivandrum, bus  •  8 h 25 min

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

$79 - $276

Drive  •  30 h 3 min

  1. Drive from New Delhi to Chennai 1338.1 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Tamil Nadu is to train which costs ₹2,400 - ₹3,200 and takes 32 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Tamil Nadu is to fly which costs ₹4,500 - ₹18,000 and takes 4 h 28 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 Tamil Nadu is 1975 km. The road distance is 2141 km.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Tamil Nadu without a car is to train which takes 32 h 40 min and costs ₹2,400 - ₹3,200.

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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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New Delhi to Tamil Nadu 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 Tamil Nadu is to fly which takes 4 h 28 min and costs ₹4,500 - ₹18,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹2,400 - ₹3,200 and takes 32 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Coimbatore Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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New Delhi to Tamil Nadu 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 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 twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 32 h 40 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 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Delhi to Coimbatore via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 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 20 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 Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Delhi to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Delhi to Tiruchirapalli via Bhubaneswar, Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Delhi to Tiruchirapalli via Kochi
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Delhi to Tiruchirapalli via Pune, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Delhi to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Delhi to Tiruchirapalli via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Delhi to Tiruchirapalli via Kolkata, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Delhi to Tiruchirapalli via Pune, Kochi
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Delhi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 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 Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 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
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Delhi to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
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 Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Delhi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 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
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Delhi to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Delhi to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Delhi to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between New Delhi to Tamil Nadu is 2141 km. It takes approximately 30 h 3 min to drive from New Delhi to Tamil Nadu.

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Air India Express, Jet Airways, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Delhi Airport to Coimbatore Airport.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Delhi Airport is to Metro which takes 21 min and costs ₹17 - ₹60.

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