bengaluru to chennai Trains Route Details

Number of Trains from bengaluru to chennai 19 Trains
Distance from bengaluru to chennai By Train: 362 Km
Fastest Train from bengaluru to chennai : SHATABDI EXP(12007)
Slowest Train from bengaluru to chennai : KYQ YPR AC EXP(12552)

Bangalore Cy Jn to Chennai Central Trains Schedule

  • sainagar shirdi chennai express (22602) Bangalore Cy Jn - Chennai Central Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 03:35
    09:45
    06:10
  • vasco da gama chennai express (17312) Bangalore Cy Jn - Chennai Central Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 05:30
    11:45
    06:15
  • shatabdi express (12028) Bangalore Cy Jn - Chennai Central Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 06:00
    11:00
    05:00
  • lalbagh express (12608) Bangalore Cy Jn - Chennai Central Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 06:20
    12:35
    06:15
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Bangalore Cy Jn to Chennai Central Train Tickets

Indian Railways operate 45 trains between Bengaluru and Chennai. It passes through the cities of Arakkonam, Katpadi, Bangarapet, Jolarpettai, and Malur. The sky will remain clear for a few days. During the day, people of Chennai experience a temperature of 28°C which can drop to 26°C at night. Chennai is known as the gateway of South India.

The Shatabdi EXP takes the least amount of time to reach the destination by covering a distance of 357 kms in 04 hours and 51 mins. This train is available on all days except on Tue. The train leaves at 06:00 from Bangalore Cy Jn and reaches Chennai Central at 11:00 on the same day. Muzaffarpur EXP is the slowest among all the trains that run along this route covering a distance of 370 kms in 09 hours and 35 mins. You may find passengers embarking their journey from 7 different stations along this route.

For utmost convenience one may choose Shatabdi EXP, as it is the only train that runs between Bengaluru and Chennai without any halts.Shatabdi EXP, Chennai Express, Sanghamitra EXP, Bagmati Express, MAS Double Deck and more run directly between Bangalore Cy Jn and Chennai Central. There is a high likelihood of a train passing through Katpadi Jn, Jolarpettai and Arakkonam stations, as these are the most common stations along this route.

Considering the duration of the journey, boarding VSG Chennai EXP from Yesvantpur Jn would be convenient as it departs at 05:30. One can opt for the earliest train, Kaveri Express that leaves at 00:10 or catch Chennai Express, the last train departing at 23:00 for Chennai.

When in Chennai, your itinerary should definitely include visiting Marina Beach, Besant Nagar Beach (Edward Elliot's Beach), M A Chidambaram Stadium and Thiruvanmiyur Beach.

KSR Bengaluru City to Chennai Central Rail Routes

The main line from KSR Bengaluru City (which is also known as Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna railway station) to Chennai Central occupies a significant position on the Indian Railways network as it connects two of the largest and fastest growing metropolitan cities in South India. The KSR Bengaluru City Junction (SBC) to Chennai Central (MAS) route, which transverses through bustling cities, hamlets and villages along with the endless stretches of sunlit paddy fields lined with coconut trees, offers travelers the opportunity to witness the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the southern region of the country. Travelers can also book KSRTC bus tickets to reach Chennai from Bangalore in a single click at Yatra.

While the shortest railway route between Bengaluru and Chennai is 357 km, the longest distance stretches up to 370 km. And depending on the route, time required to complete the journey varies between 5 hours to 10 hours. As of now, Indian Railways operates 20 different trains between Bengaluru and Chennai. The earliest Bengaluru to Chennai train is Sainagar Shirdi - Chennai Central Superfast Express, which plies on every Saturday from Yelahanka Junction (YNK) at 3:35 a.m. On the other hand, Yesvantpur - Muzaffarpur Express is the last train that departs from Yesvantpur Junction at 11:55 p.m. every Wednesday.

There are different types of trains, including Shatabdi, Double Decker, AC Superfast and Superfast and Mail/Express, plying between Bengaluru and Chennai. KSR Bengaluru City - Chennai Central Shatabdi Express, Yesvantpur - Kamakhya AC Superfast Express, KSR Bengaluru City - Chennai Central AC Double Decker Express, Yesvantpur - Chennai Central Superfast Express and Bagmati Express are some of the popular Bengaluru to Chennai trains.

Among all the 20 trains running between Bengaluru and Chennai, only 12 trains travel particularly from KSR Bengaluru City Junction Railway Station (SBC) to Chennai Central Railway Station (MAS). These trains comprise KSR Bengaluru City - Chennai Central Shatabdi Express, Lalbagh Express, KSR Bengaluru City - Chennai Central Superfast Express, Sanghamitra Express, KSR Bengaluru City - Chennai Central AC Double Decker Express, Brindavan Express, Mysuru - Chennai Central Shatabdi Express, KSR Bengaluru City - Chennai Central Mail, Kaveri Express, Bagmati Express, Sri Sathya Sai Prashanthi Nilayam - Chennai Central Express and Mysuru - Chennai Central Superfast Express.

Except both the Shatabdi Express, all of these KSR Bengaluru City to Chennai Central trains halt at Bengaluru Cantt (BNC), Bangarapet Junction (BWT), Jolarpettai Junction (JTJ), Kaptadi Junction (KPD) and Arakkonam Junction (AJJ). The Shatabdi Express trains, however, stop only at Kaptadi Junction in Tamil Nadu while traveling from Bengaluru to Chennai.

When it comes to KSR Bengaluru City Junction to Chennai Central train tickets, you can either purchase the tickets in person from the railway reservation counters or through the IRCTC website.

Train Schedule: Weekly

• Hubballi - Chennai Central Express (Yesvantpur Junction - Chennai Central) - Sun only
• KSR Bengaluru City - Chennai Central Shatabdi Express (KSR Bengaluru City Junction - Chennai Central)- Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
• Mysuru - Chennai Central Shatabdi Express (KSR Bengaluru City Junction - Chennai Central) - Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
• Sainagar Shirdi - Chennai Central Superfast Express (Yelhanka Junction - Chennai Central) - Sat only
• Vasco Da Gama - Chennai Central Express (Yesvantpur Junction - Chennai Central) - Fri only
• Yesvantpur - Kamakhya AC Superfast Express (Yesvantpur Junction - Chennai Central) - Sat only
• Yesvantpur - Patliputra Express (Yesvantpur Junction - Chennai Central) - Mon only
• Bagmati Express (KSR Bengaluru City Junction - Chennai Central) - Sat only
• Yesvantpur – Chennai Central Superfast Express (Yesvantpur Junction - Chennai Central) - Fri only
• Sri Sathya Sai Prashanthi Nilayam - Chennai Central Express (KSR Bengaluru City Junction - Chennai Central) - Sat only
• Mysuru - Chennai Central Superfast Express (KSR Bengaluru City Junction - Chennai Central) - Wed only
• Bengaluru Cant. - Guwahati Superfast Express (Bengaluru Cant - Chennai Central) - Wed, Thu, Fri
• Yesvantpur - Muzaffarpur Express (Yesvantpur Junction - Chennai Central) - Wed only

Train Schedule: Daily

• Lalbagh Express (KSR Bengaluru City Junction - Chennai Central)
• KSR Bengaluru City - Chennai Central Superfast Express (KSR Bengaluru City Junction - Chennai Central)
• Sanghamitra Superfast Express (KSR Bengaluru City Junction - Chennai Central)
• KSR Bengaluru City - Chennai Central AC Double Decker Express (KSR Bengaluru City Junction - Chennai Central)
• Brindavan Express (KSR Bengaluru City Junction - Chennai Central)
• KSR Bengaluru City - Chennai Central Mail (KSR Bengaluru City Junction - Chennai Central)
• Kaveri Express (KSR Bengaluru City Junction - Chennai Central)

All Stations in Bengaluru

• KSR Bengaluru (SBC)
• Yesvantpur Junction YPR)
• Bengaluru Cant (BNC)
• Yelhanka Junction (YNK)

All Stations in Chennai

• Chennai Central (MAS)

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