coimbatore to chennai Trains Route Details

Number of Trains from coimbatore to chennai 15 Trains
Distance from coimbatore to chennai By Train: 490 Km
Fastest Train from coimbatore to chennai : MAS TVC EXPRESS(02623)
Slowest Train from coimbatore to chennai : DHN ALLP SPL(03351)

Coimbatore Jn to Chennai Central Trains

  • kamakhya pune special (02512) Coimbatore Jn - Chennai Central Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 15:25
    23:05
    07:40
  • beas mysore premium (02682) Coimbatore Jn - Chennai Central Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 23:30
    07:20
    07:50
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Coimbatore Jn to Chennai Central Train Tickets

A total of 28 trains scurry between Coimbatore and Chennai in South India. The route includes travel through the cities of Salem, Katpadi, Erode, Tiruppur, and Jolarpettai. Temperature in Chennai can drop from 28°C during the day to 26°C at night. Chennai’s food is ranked second best in the world by National Geographic.

MAQ Chennai EXP takes the most time to reach Chennai, covering a distance of 578 kms in 12 hours and 35 mins. It takes a different route and passes through the state of Karnataka. The Shatabdi EXP takes the least amount of time to reach the destination by covering a distance of 497 kms in 06 hours and 50 mins. It operates everyday but on Tue. This train can be boarded from Coimbatore Jn at 15:25 which reaches 22:15 on the same day.

Dhanbad Express and MAQ Chennai EXP halt at Erode Jn (10 mins) and Tiruchirapalli (10 mins) respectively where you can avail food. Considering the travel time, boarding Chennai Express from Coimbatore Jn would be convenient as it departs at 22:15. Leaving Coimbatore Jn at 01:25, Shalimar EXP is the earliest train for this route while the last train is QLN MAS Express that leaves Coimbatore Jn at 23:30.

Some trains run directly between Coimbatore Jn and Chennai Central like Shalimar EXP, Guwahati EXP, Chennai Express, West Coast EXP, CBE Jaipur EXP and more. Most trains pass through the major stations of Erode Jn, Salem Jn and Tiruppur.

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Coimbatore Junction to Chennai Central Rail Routes

A train journey from Coimbatore Junction to Chennai Central makes one witness the cultural diversity within the state of Tamil Nadu. Most of the Coimbatore to Chennai trains depart from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) and arrive at Chennai Central (MAS), which is one of the busiest railway stations in South India. Trains from Coimbatore to the capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai, take 7 hours to 13 hours to traverse a distance varying between 490 km and 578 km, depending on the train taken.

At present, there are 26 trains that run from Coimbatore Junction to Chennai Central. Among these, 21 trains travel directly from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Chennai Central (MAS). Some of these are Super A/C Express, Shatabdi Express and Kovai Express. Other trains plying from Coimbatore Junction to Chennai Central include, Tiruvananthapuram Chennai Express, Chennai Mail and Ernakulam Chennai Egmore.

The earliest train, Chennai Express, departs from Podanur (PTJ) to Chennai Central (CBE) at 12:05 a.m. However, the last train, Chennai Mail, leaves for Chennai Central (MAS) at 11:50 p.m. from Coimbatore Junction (CBE). Some of the popular Coimbatore Junction to Chennai Central trains include Chennai Express (originates from Coimbatore Junction), Chennai Express (originates from Podanur Junction) and Shatabdi Express (originates from Coimbatore Junction).

Further, there are various trains that commute from CBE to MAS on daily basis. And, these include West Coast Express, Dhanbad Express, Kovai Express, Chennai Mail and Thiruvananthapuram Chennai Express. The other trains traveling to Chennai everyday from different stations in Coimbatore are Chennai Mail (travels from Podanur to Chennai Central), Chennai Express (travels from Podanur to Chennai Central) and Mangaluru Chennai Express (travels to Chennai Egmore from Coimbatore Junction).

For a comfortable journey from Coimbatore to Chennai, Indian Railways runs two fully AC trains from Coimbatore Junction to Chennai Central. One is Shatabdi Express, which operates on all weekdays except Tuesdays, and the other one is Super AC Express, which runs only on Mondays and Thursdays.

One can easily book CBE to MAS train tickets at any railway reservation counter across the country. Indian Railways also offers online ticket booking services through Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation’s website.

Train Schedule: Weekly

• Super A/C Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central) – Mon, Thu
• Shatabdi Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central) – Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
• Korba Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central) – Mon, Thu
• Guwahati Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central) – Wed only
• Shalimar Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central) – Fri, Sun
• Thiruvananthapuram Chennai Express (Podanur Junction – Chennai Central) – Sun only
• Coimbatore Jaipur Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central) – Fri only
• Raptisagar Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central) – Fri only
• Ahilyanagar Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central) – Sat only
• Raptisagar Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central) – Tue, Wed, Sun
• Patna Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central) – Mon, Tue
• Guwahati Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central) – Sun only
• Chennai Express (via Arakkonam) (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central) – Fri only
• Ernakulam Chennai Egmore (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Egmore) – Tue only

Train Schedule: Daily

• Chennai Express (Podanur Junction – Chennai Central)
• Thiruvananthapuram Chennai Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central)
• Chennai Express (via Avadi) (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central)
• West Coast Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central)
• Dhanbad Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central)
• Kovai Express(Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central)
• Mangaluru Chennai Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Egmore Railway Station)
• Nilagiri Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central)
• Chennai Mail (Podanur Junction – Chennai Central)
• Chennai Express (via Morappur) (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central)
• Cheran Express (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central)
• Chennai Mail (Coimbatore Junction – Chennai Central)

All Train Stations in Coimbatore

• Podanur Junction (PTJ)
• Coimbatore Junction (CBE)

All Train Stations in Chennai

• Chennai Central (MAS)
• Chennai Egmore Railway Station (MS)

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