Chennai Central to Tirunelveli Train Tickets
Indian Railways operate 9 trains between Chennai and Tirunelveli. The journey would entail passing through the cities of Madurai, Chengalpattu, Srirangam, Dindigul, Koodal Nagar , Melmaruvathur, Ariyalur, Virudunagar and more. Tirunelveli experiences a temperature of 28°C during the day which can drop to 17°C at night. Also, one may get to view a clear sky around this time. Pongal, a 4-day harvest festival is the most widely celebrated festival in Tirunelveli.
Covering a distance of 653 kms in 10 hours and 45 mins, Kanyakumari EXP is the fastest among all the trains that run along this route. In terms of train availability, it is a good option as it runs daily. It leaves Chennai Egmore at 17:15 and arrives Tirunelveli at 04:00 on the next day. Covering a distance of 854 kms in 15 hours and 15 mins, Nagercoil EXP is the slowest among all the trains that run along this route. It reaches the destination taking 18 halts.
Almost all the trains between Chennai and Tirunelveli pass through Virudunagar Jn, Tiruchchirapali and Dindigul Jn stations. Nagercoil EXP is the only direct train from Chennai Central to Tirunelveli.
You can opt for the earliest train, MS Guruvayur EX that leaves Chennai Egmore at 08:15 or catch the last train, Nellai Express departing Chennai Egmore at 20:10. Considering the duration of the journey, boarding Tiruchendur EXP from Chennai Egmore would be convenient as it reaches Tirunelveli at 06:15.
Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kovalam Beach, Shanghumukham Beach and Lighthouse Beach are few places worth visiting near Tirunelveli.