Chennai to Coimbatore

Chennai to Coimbatore

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Transportation from Chennai to Coimbatore

Chennai to Coimbatore Destination Reviews

JS
Train #12243 CC - AC Chair Class, Indian Railways, Feb 15, 2020
Pleasantly surprised by the experience. Didn't expect any, let alone pretty good food on the journey.
GW
Train #12243 CC - AC Chair Class, Indian Railways, Dec 25, 2019
Very pleasant and comfortable. Good food.
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How to get from Chennai to Coimbatore

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you INR 22,178 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere INR 235.

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

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 23 hours to travel between Chennai and Coimbatore depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Chennai and Coimbatore. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h. Flight does a much slower job and take about 22h 15m to reach Coimbatore.

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

Travelling between Chennai and Coimbatore can be as cheap as INR 235 if you opt for a Indian Railways train and as expensive as INR 22,178 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 Coimbatore ?

  • 1 from Chennai to Coimbatore starting from 05:00 Coimbatore Airport until 19:50 Coimbatore Airport
  • 1 from Chennai to Coimbatore starting from 20:30 Coimbatore until 23:00 Coimbatore
  • 1 from Chennai to Coimbatore starting from 06:10 Coimbatore until 23:40 Coimbatore

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

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

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 Coimbatore, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as INR 3,591.

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 Coimbatore

Go Air, IndiGo, SpiceJet

Bus

Travelling from Chennai to Coimbatore 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 Coimbatore

Air Indiaa Travels, Apple Bus, Apple Travels, Jihan luxury travels, Parveen Travels, Vetri 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 Coimbatore

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 Coimbatore?

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

  • 100% took a train