Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram

Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram

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Refundable
23:50
Chennai Central
17h 25m ride in train #22647
17:15
+1
Thiruvananthapuram Central, Trivandrum
Refundable
19:45
Chennai Central
16h ride in train #02623
11:45
+1
Thiruvananthapuram Central, Trivandrum
Instant Fastest
10:35
MAA Chennai Airport
1h 15m flight #IX605 with Air India Express in Economy
11:50
TRV Trivandrum Airport

From Chennai Central to Thiruvananthapuram by train

Refundable
19:45
Chennai Central
16h ride in train #02623
11:45
+1
Thiruvananthapuram Central, Trivandrum
Refundable
23:50
Chennai Central
17h 25m ride in train #22647
17:15
+1
Thiruvananthapuram Central, Trivandrum

From Chennai Airport to Thiruvananthapuram by flight

Instant Fastest
10:35
MAA Chennai Airport
1h 15m flight #IX605 with Air India Express in Economy
11:50
TRV Trivandrum Airport

Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram Schedule

Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Indian Railways IR 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 04:05 - 20:45₹ 1,876
IndiGo Economy #6E655806:05 - 07:30₹ 3,764
Indian Railways IR 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 08:15 - 04:45₹ 1,204
IndiGo Economy #6E655810:00 - 11:20₹ 3,764
Indian Railways IR 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 15:15 - 06:35₹ 1,344
Indian Railways IR 1A - AC First Class Sleeper 16:25 - 06:45₹ 1,876
Indian Railways IR 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 19:50 - 11:45₹ 1,204
Indian Railways IR 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 23:50 - 17:15₹ 1,344

Transportation from Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram

How to get from Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram

Travelling between Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram 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 6,721 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere INR 415.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 21 hours to travel between Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 15m. Train does a much slower job and take about 20h 30m to reach Thiruvananthapuram.

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

Travelling between Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram can be as cheap as INR 415 if you opt for a Indian Railways train and as expensive as INR 6,721 if you buy a IndiGo 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 Thiruvananthapuram ?

  • 1 from Chennai to Trivandrum starting from 05:10 Trivandrum Airport until 20:20 Trivandrum Airport
  • 1 from Chennai to Trivandrum starting from 04:05 Thiruvananthapuram Central until 23:50 Thiruvananthapuram Central

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

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 Trivandrum, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as INR 3,449.

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 Trivandrum

IndiGo

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 Thiruvananthapuram?

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