Chennai to Bangalore

Chennai to Bangalore

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Refundable
11:10
Chennai Central
7h 20m ride in train #02296
18:30
KSR Bangalore
Refundable
15:30
Chennai Central
6h 5m ride in train #02607
21:35
KSR Bangalore
Instant Fastest
19:50
MAA Chennai Airport
1h 5m flight #SG3307 with SpiceJet in Economy
20:55
BLR Bangalore Airport

From Chennai Central to Bangalore by train

Refundable
11:10
Chennai Central
7h 20m ride in train #02296
18:30
KSR Bangalore
Refundable
15:30
Chennai Central
6h 5m ride in train #02607
21:35
KSR Bangalore

From Chennai Airport to Bangalore by flight

Instant Fastest
19:50
MAA Chennai Airport
1h 5m flight #SG3307 with SpiceJet in Economy
20:55
BLR Bangalore Airport

Chennai to Bangalore Schedule

Chennai to Bangalore Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
TravelODesk India Comfort Any time₹ 11,214
Indian Railways IR 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 13:55 - 19:45₹ 766
Indian Railways IR 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 15:00 - 20:20₹ 1,025
SpiceJet Economy #SG330919:40 - 21:10₹ 3,321
Indian Railways IR 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 21:15 - 02:50₹ 978

Transportation from Chennai to Bangalore

How to get from Chennai to Bangalore

Travelling between Chennai and Bangalore 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 INR 15,522 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere INR 500.

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

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 31 hours to travel between Chennai and Bangalore depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Chennai and Bangalore. Flight will bring you to your destination in 50m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 1d 6h 30m to reach Bangalore.

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

Travelling between Chennai and Bangalore can be as cheap as INR 500 if you opt for a SRS Travels bus and as expensive as INR 15,522 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 Chennai and Bangalore ?

  • 1 from Chennai to Bangalore starting from 05:55 Bangalore Airport until 22:30 Bangalore Airport
  • 1 from Chennai to Bangalore starting from 06:30 Bangalore until 23:55 Bangalore
  • 1 from Chennai to Bangalore starting from 06:00 KSR Bangalore until 23:30 KSR Bangalore

1 from Chennai to Bangalore starting from 00:00 Bangalore Hotel Transfer until 00:00 Bangalore Hotel Transfer

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

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

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Chennai to Bangalore, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as INR 2,830.

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 Bangalore

Air India, Air Vistara, AirAsia India, IndiGo, SpiceJet

Bus

Travelling from Chennai to Bangalore 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 Chennai and Bangalore

Asian Xpress, Dreamliner Travels, Green Line Travels, SRS Travels

Taxi

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 Chennai and Bangalore

TravelODesk India

Train

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 Bangalore?

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

  • 93% took a train
  • 7% decided to fly