Bangalore to Chennai

Bangalore to Chennai

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Bangalore to Chennai Schedule

Bangalore to Chennai Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
TravelODesk India Comfort Any time$ 192
Indian Railways IR 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 05:57 - 11:45$ 17.78
Indian Railways 3A - AC 3-Tier Sleeper 07:50 - 14:15$ 12.15
IndiGo Economy #6E54109:15 - 10:20$ 71.33
Jabbar Travels AC Sleeper 11:30 - 18:15$ 10.99
Vhb Travels AC Sleeper 13:00 - 19:30$ 10.56
DLTBUS AC Sleeper 14:30 - 20:30$ 12.60
IndiGo Economy #6E35617:10 - 18:15$ 59.05
Bharathi Travels A/C Semi Sleeper 19:15 - 01:00$ 8.30
Green Line Travels AC Sleeper 20:30 - 03:20$ 11.82
Intrcity Smartbus AC Seater 22:35 - 05:20$ 11.68

Transportation from Bangalore to Chennai

Bangalore to Chennai Destination Reviews

Difficult to find the Right information of the plataform. We were sleeping and somebody came in the middle of the night, woke up us to ask about the place. Why If he ask before the entry in the train? We were sleeping and he was a little bit rude asking people while they were sleeping. The control should bê before going and Not this kind of disturbation.
Train #16022 3A - AC 3-Tier Sleeper, Indian Railways, Apr 1, 2022
Comfortable and relaxing. The train was on time and there was plenty of food and drinks available.
Train #12610 CC - AC Chair Class, Indian Railways, Dec 16, 2019
Good services
Train #12610 2S - Second Sitting Class, Indian Railways, Aug 31, 2019
Very convenient trip
Train #12608 CC - AC Chair Class, Indian Railways, Jan 8, 2019
Got my tickets seemlessly.
Train #22626 CC - AC Chair Class, Indian Railways, Jul 30, 2018
7 customer reviews

How to get from Bangalore to Chennai

Travelling between Bangalore and Chennai is possible by Flight, bus, train and taxi. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 236.00 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere USD 3.00.

How long does it take to get from Bangalore to Chennai?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 9 hours to travel between Bangalore and Chennai depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Bangalore and Chennai. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 5m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 8h 15m to reach Chennai.

How much does it cost to get from Bangalore to Chennai?

Travelling between Bangalore and Chennai can be as cheap as USD 3.00 if you opt for a Indian Railways train and as expensive as USD 236.00 if you buy a TravelODesk India taxi 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 Bangalore and Chennai ?

  • 40 from Bangalore to Chennai starting from 00:15 Bangalore until 23:45 Bangalore

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Bangalore to Chennai.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Bangalore to Chennai, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 74.00.

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 Bangalore and Chennai



Travelling from Bangalore to Chennai overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Bangalore and Chennai

Asian Xpress, Bharathi Travels, DLTBUS, Geepee Travels, Green Line Travels, Hail Trip, Intrcity Smartbus, Jabbar Travels, Jts Tours, Kbs Travels, KMRL Kalaimakal, Kukkeshree Travels, National Travels, Orange Tours, Parveen Travels, Pmd Travels, Rkk Travels, Royal Travels, Sea Bird Tourist, Shama Sardar Travels Hpm, Sharma Transports, SRS Travels, Streamline, Thirumalaivasan Transports, Ust Bus, V2K Travels, Vhb Travels, YBM Travels


Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Bangalore and Chennai

TravelODesk India


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 Bangalore to Chennai?

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

  • 54% took a train
  • 25% decided to fly
  • 21% opted for a bus
  • 1% Other