Thiruvananthapuram to Chennai

Thiruvananthapuram to Chennai

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Refundable
21:30
Thiruvananthapuram Central, Trivandrum
14h 30m ride in train #22208
12:00
+1
Chennai Central
Refundable
15:00
Thiruvananthapuram Central, Trivandrum
16h 40m ride in train #02624
07:40
+1
Chennai Central
Instant Fastest
19:00
TRV Trivandrum Airport
1h 25m flight #6E475 with IndiGo in Economy
20:25
MAA Chennai Airport

From Thiruvananthapuram Central to Chennai by train

Refundable
15:00
Thiruvananthapuram Central, Trivandrum
16h 40m ride in train #02624
07:40
+1
Chennai Central
Refundable
21:30
Thiruvananthapuram Central, Trivandrum
14h 30m ride in train #22208
12:00
+1
Chennai Central

From Trivandrum Airport to Chennai by flight

Instant Fastest
19:00
TRV Trivandrum Airport
1h 25m flight #6E475 with IndiGo in Economy
20:25
MAA Chennai Airport

Thiruvananthapuram to Chennai Schedule

Thiruvananthapuram to Chennai Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Indian Railways IR 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 04:00 - 20:30₹ 1,690
Indian Railways IR 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 06:15 - 23:05₹ 1,876
IndiGo Economy #6E634408:05 - 09:25₹ 4,033
Indian Railways IR 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 16:10 - 08:05₹ 1,690
Indian Railways IR 1A - AC First Class Sleeper 21:30 - 12:00₹ 1,876
IndiGo Economy #6E34320:40 - 22:05₹ 3,059

Transportation from Thiruvananthapuram to Chennai

How to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Chennai

Travelling between Thiruvananthapuram and Chennai 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 6,815 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere INR 290.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 17 hours to travel between Thiruvananthapuram and Chennai depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Thiruvananthapuram and Chennai. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 20m. Train does a much slower job and take about 17h to reach Chennai.

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

Travelling between Thiruvananthapuram and Chennai can be as cheap as INR 290 if you opt for a Indian Railways train and as expensive as INR 6,815 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 Thiruvananthapuram and Chennai ?

  • 1 from Trivandrum to Chennai starting from 08:05 Chennai Airport until 19:30 Chennai Airport
  • 1 from Trivandrum to Chennai starting from 04:00 Chennai Egmore until 21:30 Chennai Central

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

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 Trivandrum to Chennai, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as INR 3,009.

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 Trivandrum and Chennai

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 Thiruvananthapuram 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

  • 91% took a train
  • 9% decided to fly