Chennai to Hyderabad

Chennai to Hyderabad

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Transportation from Chennai to Hyderabad

Chennai to Hyderabad Destination Reviews

Train #12759 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper, Indian Railways, Oct 26, 2018
1 customer reviews

How to get from Chennai to Hyderabad

Travelling between Chennai and Hyderabad 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 28,004 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere INR 307.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 24 hours to travel between Chennai and Hyderabad depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Chennai and Hyderabad. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 10m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 23h 35m to reach Hyderabad.

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

Travelling between Chennai and Hyderabad can be as cheap as INR 307 if you opt for a Indian Railways train and as expensive as INR 28,004 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 Hyderabad ?

  • 1 from Chennai to Hyderabad starting from 05:15 Rajiv Gandhi Airport until 21:20 Rajiv Gandhi Airport
  • 1 from Chennai to Hyderabad starting from 20:00 Hyderabad until 21:00 Hyderabad
  • 1 from Chennai to Hyderabad starting from 16:40 Kacheguda until 18:10 Hyderabad Decan

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

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

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 Hyderabad, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as INR 4,143.

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 Hyderabad

Air Vistara, IndiGo, SpiceJet


Travelling from Chennai to Hyderabad 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 Hyderabad

Bharathi Travels, Hail Trip, Kaveri Enterprises, Kkaveri Travels, Sri Maruthi 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 Chennai and Hyderabad

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 Chennai to Hyderabad?

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