From Chennai Central to Delhi by Trains
From Chennai Airport to Delhi by Flights
Passenger reviews out of total 25 passengers who traveled with us on this route.
At 12Go our operators offer three types of service:
Cheap, Fast, Good - but you can usually pick only two of them!
Cheap & Fast won’t be Good. (e.g. buses from/to Khao San Road, local buses or 3rd class trains)
Cheap & Good won’t be Fast. (e.g. VIP trains in Thailand)
Fast & Good won’t be Cheap. (e.g. private limousine services, or VIP24 buses vs Express buses)
Make your choice! Please remember that while we are closely monitoring the services, we are still an agency marketplace. That means we focus on ticketing services and route availability & coverage rather than on the factual seat reclining angle you will get on the bus today.
How to get from Chennai to Delhi
Travelling between Chennai and Delhi is possible by flight and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you INR 9,943 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere INR 1,196.
How long does it take to get from Chennai to Delhi?
It can take you anywhere between 3 and 36 hours to travel between Chennai and Delhi depending on the means of transport you choose.
Flight is the fastest way to travel between Chennai and Delhi. Flight will bring you to your destination in 2h 45m. Train does a much slower job and take about 1d 11h 55m to reach Delhi.
How much does it cost to get from Chennai to Delhi?
Travelling between Chennai and Delhi can be as cheap as INR 1,196 if you opt for a Indian Railways train and as expensive as INR 9,943 if you buy a Air India (Air India) flight ticket.
Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.
How many trips per day are there between Chennai and Delhi ?
- 31 from Chennai to Delhi starting from 00:05 Chennai Airport until 22:50 Chennai Airport
- 24 from Chennai to Delhi starting from 06:40 Chennai Central until 22:00 Chennai Central
Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Chennai to Delhi.
What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?
Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Chennai to Delhi, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as INR 5,587.
Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.
If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.
In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.
Airlines flying between Chennai and Delhi
Air India (Air India), IndiGo (IndiGo), Jet Airways (Jet Airways), SpiceJet (SpiceJet)
Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.
Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.
What is the most popular transport to get from Chennai to Delhi?
There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.
Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route
- 882 took a train
- 118 decided to fly