Chennai Central to Bangalore Cy Jn Train Tickets

47 trains depart from Chennai in Tamil Nadu for Bengaluru, connecting the two capitals. The journey includes travel through Arakkonam, Katpadi, Bangarapet, and Jolarpettai. Temperature in Bengaluru can drop from 23°C during the day to 18°C at night. Bengaluru is referred as the Silicon Valley of India.

Covering a distance of 357 kms in 04 hours and 39 mins, Shatabdi EXP is the fastest among all the trains that run along this route. It operates everyday but on Tue. It departs from Chennai Central at 17:30 and reaches Bangalore Cy Jn at 22:30 on the same day. SCL BNC SPL is the slowest train for this route reaching the destination in 08 hours and 05 mins.

Leaving Chennai Central at 01:55, SCL BNC SPL is the earliest train for this route while the last train is Bangalore Mail that leaves Chennai Central at 23:15. Considering suitable start and end time, boarding Shatabdi EXP from Chennai Central would be convenient as it departs at 17:30.

GHY BNC Express, SBC Double Deck, Brindavan EXP, Bangalore EXP, Sangha Mitra EX and more operate directly between Chennai Central and Bangalore Cy Jn. Most trains pass through the major stations of Katpadi Jn, Jolarpettai and Arakkonam. To avoid local travel hassle one may chose Shatabdi EXP, as it is the only train that runs between Chennai and Bengaluru without taking any halts.

Trip to Bengaluru will be incomplete without exploring M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Rangashankara and Lalbagh Botanical Garden.If time permits one should also explore Chitra Kala Parishad.

chennai to bengaluru Trains Route Details

Number of Trains from chennai to bengaluru 18 Trains
Distance from chennai to bengaluru By Train: 362 Km
Fastest Train from chennai to bengaluru : SHATABDI EXP(12028)
Slowest Train from chennai to bengaluru : KAVERI EXPRESS(16022)

Train city to city routes: Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn

  • shatabdi express (12007) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 06:00
    10:55
    04:55
  • bangalore double decker (22625) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 07:25
    13:10
    05:45
  • brindavan express (12639) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 07:50
    14:00
    06:10
  • shirdi express (22601) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 10:10
    16:03
    05:53
  • kamakhya yesvantpur ac express (12552) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 11:40
    18:25
    06:45
  • bangalore express (12609) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 13:35
    20:05
    06:30
  • sangha mitra express (12296) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 13:55
    20:20
    06:25
  • ppta yesvantpur express (22351) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 14:45
    20:55
    06:10
  • bagmati express (12577) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 14:45
    20:40
    05:55
  • chennai central vasco express (17311) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 15:00
    21:35
    06:35
  • lalbagh express (12607) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 15:35
    21:35
    06:00
  • shatabdi express (12027) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 17:30
    22:30
    05:00
  • kaveri express (16021) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 21:15
    03:50
    06:35
  • bangalore mail (12657) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 23:15
    05:10
    05:55
  • yesvantpur express (12292) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 23:30
    06:00
    06:30
  • sai p nilayam express (12691) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 23:30
    05:25
    05:55
  • mysore express (22682) Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 23:30
    05:25
    05:55
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Chennai Central to KSR Bengaluru Train Routes

Chennai Central and Bengaluru City Junction (officially known as Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna railway station) are two of the major railway stations serving the cities of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, and Bengaluru, Karnataka, respectively. The Chennai Central (MAS) to KSR Bengaluru (SBC) railway line is an important route on the Indian Railways network given that it links two of the most prominent cities in South India. The shortest rail distance between Chennai and Bengaluru is 357 km, while the longest route is of 370 km. And, duration of the journey varies from 5 hours to 8 hours, depending on the train and route taken.

The Train Between Stations plying between Chennai Central (MAS) and KSR Bengaluru City Junction (SBC) is 20. Muzaffarpur - Yesvantpur Express is the earliest train to Bengaluru city from Chennai, which leaves at 4:05 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Likewise, the last train on this route is Chennai Mysuru Superfast Express, which also departs from the same station at 11:15 p.m. every Thursday.

With reference to the train types running from Chennai Central Railway Station (MAS) to KSR Bengaluru City Junction (SBC), there are Shatabdi, Double Decker, Humsafar and AC Superfast along with Superfast and Mail/Express trains operating on this route, making traveling easy and hassle-free. Chennai Central - Bengaluru City Shatabdi, Chennai Central - Mysuru Shatabdi, Chennai Central - KSR Bengaluru City AC Double Decker Express, Kamakhya - Bengaluru Cant Humsafar Express and Sanghamitra Express are some of the most popular MAS to SBC trains.

Indian Railways operates a number of trains from different railway stations in Chennai to different stations in Bengaluru. However, there are 12 trains in total which especially run between Chennai Central MAS and KSR Bengaluru SBC. These trains include Chennai Central - KSR Bengaluru City Shatabdi, Chennai Central - Mysuru Shatabdi, Chennai Central - KSR Bengaluru City AC Double Decker Express, Brindavan Express, Chennai Central - KSR Bengaluru City AC Superfast Express, Sanghamitra Express, Bagmati Express, Lalbagh Express, Kaveri Express, Chennai Central - KSR Bengaluru City Mail, Chennai Central - Mysuru Weekly Superfast Express and Chennai Central – Sathya Sai Prashanthi Nilayam Express.

All of the trains take the same route via Arakkonam Junction (AJJ), Katpadi Junction (KPD) and Bangarapet Junction (BWT) while travelling from Chennai Central to KSR Bengaluru Junction. Mysuru Shatabdi is the fastest train that takes approximately 5 hours with just one halt at Kaptadi Junction in between the journey. On the other hand, MAS – SBC Superfast Express and Sanghamitra Superfast Express stop at 17 different stations on their way from Chennai Central to Bengaluru City.

For passengers, booking Chennai Central (MAS) to KSR Bengaluru City Junction (SBC) train tickets has become very easy. There are countless railway reservation offices across the country from where one can purchase tickets in person. Similarly, one can visit IRCTC website and book Chennai Central to KSR Bengaluru City Junction train tickets online with just a few mouse clicks.

Train Schedule: Weekly

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

Train Schedule: Daily

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

All Stations in Chennai

• Chennai Central (MAS)

ll Stations in Bengaluru

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

Popular hotels near Bangalore Cy Jn (SBC) railway station
There are plenty of hotels near Bangalore railway station. Some of the most recommended hotels are Royal Orchid Central Bangalore, The Chancery Pavilion, The Park Bangalore, Ramada Encore Bangalore Domlur and Keys Select Hotel Whitefield. You can also choose accomodation from a list of best hotels in Bangalore based on different categories ranging like 5 star hotels in Bangalore, 4 star hotels in Bangalore, 3 star hotels in Bangalore, budget hotels in Bangalore, cheap hotels in Bangalore and resorts for your perusal.

FAQs

Q. How many Chennai to Bangalore trains ply on a daily basis on Sundays?
A. The Bangalore Double Decker (22625) and the Brindavan express (12639), Bangalore Express (12609) and Sangha Mitra express (12296) are some of the popular trains plying everyday including Sundays between Chennai to Bangalore.

Q. What stations in Bangalore do the Chennai-Bangalore trains terminate or pass through?
A. Chennai-Bangalore trains pass through Whitefield (WFD), Krishnarajapuram (KJM), Bangalore East (BNCE), Bangalore Cant (BNC), Bangalore City Junction (SBC), Yesvantpur (YPR), Yelhanka Junction (YNK), Kengeri (KGI). Some of these trains terminate at SBC or YPR.

Q. Are there any 3-star hotels near Bangalore Railway Station - the SBC?
A. Yes. You can check in at The Rialto Hotel, Hotel Amshi International, or Charu Comforts, which are 3 star hotels near Bangalore Railway Station (SBC). Check for more options here https://www.yatra.com/hotels/3-star-hotels-at-majestic-in-bangalore.

Q. How does one reach from Bangalore City Junction (SBC) to Bangalore Airport?
A. The distance between Bangalore City Junction (SBC) and the international airport is about 34 kms. You can take the air conditioned volvo bus service from BMTC(Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation) or a prepaid taxi to reach the airport.

Q. Does the 37th Crescent Hotel in Bangalore have any facilities for children?
A. Yes the 37th Crescent Hotel in Bangalore is a children friendly hotel with a play area and suitable for children of all ages.

Q. What are some good weekend getaways from Bangalore?
A. Some of the popular weekend getaways near Bangalore include Shivanasamudra Falls, Hogenakkal, Horsley Hills, the pilgrimage of Shravanabelagola, trekking at Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta and Skandagiri / Kalavara Durga.

Q. Which is the nearest hill station from Bangalore? (Link to Holidays in Yatra)
A. The nearest popular hill station from Bangalore is Yelagiri located at a distance of 159kms. Other options are Coorg (243 km), Yerucaud (215kms) and Chikmagalur (242 kms).

Q. What is the best means of travel from Bangalore City Junction (SBC) to MG Road?
A. A good way to travel from Bangalore City Railway Station to M.G. Road is to take the Bangalore Metro. Both the stations are located on the Purple line of the Bangalore metro. You can also hire cabs. OLA and Uber cabs are available round the clock.

Q. Which are best budget hotels near Bangalore City Junction (SBC)?
A. Some of the good budget hotels near Bangalore City Junction (SBC) include Hotel Swagath, Hotel Geo, and S N T Comforts.For more budget hotels near SBC, check https://www.yatra.com/hotels/hotels-at-majestic-in-bangalore.

Q. Which are the most affordable 5 star hotels in Bangalore?
A. Some of the popular 5 star hotels in Bangalore include Howard Johnson Bengaluru Hebbal, Fortune Select Radisson Blu Atria Bengaluru, Svenska Electronic City Bangalore, The Zuri Whitefield Bangalore, ITC Windsor Bengaluru, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Park Plaza Bengaluru - A Sarovar Hotel and The Park Bangalore.Check for more options here https://www.yatra.com/hotels/5-star-hotels-in-bangalore.

Q. How do I get from Chennai Central Railway Station to Elliot beach?
A. The Elliot beach is not very far and 35 to 40 minutes drive from Chennai Central Railway Station. The best way to reach Elliot Beach is by taking a taxi or an auto-rickshaw.

Q. Is there metro connectivity from Chennai Central (MAS)?
A. As of now the Chennai Central Metro station located on the Line 2 of the Chennai Metro is being constructed.

Q. Are there any 4-star hotels near Marina beach?
A. Some good options for 4-star hotels near Marina Beach are Regenta Central Deccan Chennai and E Hotel, both of which are located in Royapettah around 2 km from Marina Beach.Check for more 4-star hotel options near Marina Beach here https://www.yatra.com/hotels/4-star-hotels-at-egmore-in-chennai.

Q. Which are some good 3 star hotels near Chennai Central (MAS)?
A.  The Royal Regency and hotel Emarald at three star hotels located near Central Railway Station, Chennai.Check for more options here https://www.yatra.com/hotels/3-star-hotels-in-chennai.

Q. Which are the best 5-star hotels of Chennai?
A. Some of the best 5 star hotels in Chennai include the likes of ITC Grand Chola Chennai, Super Saver 5 Star Deluxe City Centre Taj Coromandel (A Taj Hotel), The Leela Palace Chennai, Crowne Plaza Park, Trident Chennai , Le Royal Meridien Chennai and The Westin Chennai Velachery.Check for more options here https://www.yatra.com/hotels/5-star-hotels-in-chennai .

Q. Are there any cheap hotels in Chennai where one can stay with family?
A.  Hotel Samudra Residency , Bhuvi Serviced Apartments and Raj Residency are popular options for family stay within a budget. Check for more options https://www.yatra.com/hotels/cheap-hotels-in-chennai .

Q. What are some comfortable budget hotels near Chennai Central Railway Station?
A.  The Royal Regency , Hotel City Tower Chennai, Hotel Emarald and Castle Residency are some of the popular budget hotels near the Chennai central station. Hotel Marina Inn is near Chennai Egmore Station For more options https://www.yatra.com/hotels/budget-hotels-in-chennai .

Q. Which are the stations in Chennai from which Chennai to Bangalore trains run?
A. Most of trains running on the Chennai to Bangalore route leave from the Chennai Central (MAS) station.

Q. Which Chennai to Bangalore train runs on Wednesdays?
A. The Shirdi express (22601) between Chennai Central and Bangalore Cy Jn runs only on Wednesdays.

Q. Which Chennai to Bangalore trains run once a week only?
A. There are many Chennai to Bangalore trains that run only once a week. These include Muzaffarpur Yesvantpur express (15228) and running on Wednesdays, Ppta Yesvantpur express (22351) running on Sundays, Bagmati express (12577) running on Thursdays and Chennai central Vasco express (17311) running only on Fridays.

Q. Which Chennai to Bangalore train stops at Arakkonam - AJJ?
A.  The Bangalore Double Decker (22625) commuting between Chennai Central and Bangalore Cy Jn halts at Arakkonam - AJJ. The train leaves Chennai at 07:25 and reaches Arakkonam - AJJ at 08:28. Shirdi Express (leaving Chennai Central at 10:10am) and Brindavan Express (leaving Chennai Central 07:50am) also halts at Arakkonam for 2 minutes.

Q. Chennai to Bangalore trains generally stop at which station in Bangalore?
A. Majority of trains from Chennai to Bangalore usually go to Bangalore City Junction or Bangalore Cy Jn (SBC).

Q. Which Chennai to Bangalore train reaches in the shortest time?
A. The fastest train commuting between Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn is the morning Shatabdi express (12007) taking a travel time of 4 hours and 50 minutes. The train departs at 06:00 in the morning and reaches Bangalore at 10:50 am.

Q. What time does the Bangalore Express reach Bangalore?
A. Bangalore Express (12609) between Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn leaves from Chennai at 13:35 and reaches Bangalore at 20:05 in the evening with a total travel time of 6 hours 30 mins.

Q. Is there a Shatabdi or Rajdhani on the Chennai to Bangalore route?
A. Yes Chennai to Bangalore has a Shatabdhi train which leaves both in the morning and evening. The morning Shatabdi express (12007) between Chennai Central - Bangalore Cy Jn leaves at 6:00 reaching Bangalore at 10:50 while the evening Shatabdi express (12027) leaves Chennai Central at 17:30 and reaches Bangalore Cy Jn at 22:30.

Q. What time does the Bangalore Double Decker leave Chennai?
A.  The Bangalore Double Decker (22625) commuting between Chennai Central and Bangalore Cy Jn leaves Chennai Central at 07:25 and reaches Bangalore at 13:10 with a travel time of 5: 45 mins.

Q. What is the fare for Chennai to Bangalore train tickets for 2nd AC on the Guwahati Bangalore express?
A. The fare for a 2nd AC ticket for Chennai to Bangalore route on the Guwahati Bangalore express is Rs. 915. The train however runs only 3 days a week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Q. How many days in advance do you think I should book Chennai to Bangalore train tickets?
A. Although there are number of options when looking for Chennai to Bangalore trains the demand for tickets can be high especially in the summer holiday season and the festive season. Book your tickets at least a week to ten days in advance to ensure confirmed ticket.

Q. Which are some fast Chennai to Bangalore trains you would recommend?
A. The fast trains commuting between Chennai Central - Bangalore City Jn include the Shatabdi express (12007) taking a travel time of 4 hours and 50 minutes. The train departs at 06:00 in the morning and reaches Bangalore at 10:50 am. Other options for fast Chennai to Bangalore trains include Bangalore Double Decker (22625) with a travel time of 05:45 minutes and Shirdi express (22601) with a travel time of 5:53 minutes.

Q. Which is a good overnight train from Chennai to Bangalore?
A. There are multiple Chennai to Bangalore trains offering an overnight journey. You can choose from depending on your convenience. Kaveri express (16021) leaving Chennai Central at 21:00 and reaching Bangalore Cy Jn at 03:45 can be a good option if you plan to reach Bangalore early morning. Other overnight trains are Bangalore mail (12657) leaving Chennai Central at 23:15, Yesvantpur express (12292) and Sai P Nilayam Express (12691) and Mysore express (22682) all departing at 23:30 and reaching Bangalore between 05:25 and 05:30-06:00 in the morning.


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