hyderabad to chennai Trains Route Details

Number of Trains from hyderabad to chennai 3 Trains
Distance from hyderabad to chennai By Train: 715 Km
Fastest Train from hyderabad to chennai : MAS HYB EXP(02603)
Slowest Train from hyderabad to chennai : CGL KCG EXPRESS(07651)

Hyderabad Decan to Chennai Central Train Tickets

Between the capitals of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, 6 trains are operated by Indian Railways. The journey would entail passing through the states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and West Bengal. One can expect a clear sky around this time in Chennai with a varying temperature from 30°C to 25°C. Chennai is nicknamed 'The Detroit of India', with more than one third of India’s automobile industry based in the city.

Chennai EXP is the fastest among all the trains that run along this route covering a distance of 706 kms in 12 hours and 40 mins. It is available everyday. The train leaves at 16:50 from Hyderabad Decan and reaches Chennai Central at 05:55 on the next day. KCG CGL EXP is the slowest train for this route reaching the destination in 15 hours and 43 mins.

For utmost convenience, you can opt for any 2 trains (Chennai EXP and Charminar EXP) that run directly between Hyderabad Decan and Chennai Central. It is found that most trains pass through the major stations Nellore, Secunderabad Jn and Ongole.

Few trains like NSL MAS Wkly EXP and Chennai EXP halt at Renigunta Jn (20 mins) and Guntur Jn (15 mins) respectively where food can be bought from the station canteens. Considering the duration of the journey, boarding KCG CGL EXP from Kacheguda would be convenient as it reaches Chennai at 08:13. One can opt for the earliest train, NSL MAS Wkly EXP that leaves at 01:35 or catch Charminar EXP, the last train departing at 18:30 for Chennai.

Trip to Chennai will be incomplete without exploring Besant Nagar Beach (Edward Elliot's Beach), Marina Beach, M A Chidambaram Stadium and Thiruvanmiyur Beach.

About the Hyderabad Deccan (HYB) To Chennai Central (MAS) rail route

The train route from Hyderabad Deccan (HYB) to Chennai Central (MAS) gives a beautiful glimpse of the natural heritage of the southern region with paddy fields and an array of coconut trees. Large stretches of mountains, water bodies, villages, and huts give a picturesque view of South India. Some of the stations in the route from Hyderabad Deccan (HYB) to Chennai Central (MAS) are Kazipet Junction (KZJ), Warangal (WL), Dornakal Junction (DKJ), Vijayawada Junction (BZA), Nellore (NLR), and Gudur Junction (GDR). 


Popular Trains on Hyderabad Deccan (HYB) To Chennai Central (MAS) Route


The Hyderabad - Chennai Central SF Express (12604) and Charminar SF Express (12760) are the two popular trains on the Hyderabad Deccan (HYB) - Chennai Central (MAS) Route. Both trains operate on all seven days of the week. The Hyderabad - Chennai Central SF Express (12604) starts from Hyderabad Deccan (HYB) at 4.50 PM and arrives at Chennai Central (MAS) at 05.55 AM. This train passes through Vijayawada Junction (BZA) and Nellore (NLR) along with some other stations. The Charminar SF Express (12760) leaves Hyderabad Deccan (HYB) at 6.30 PM and arrives at Chennai Central (MAS) at 08:15 AM, passing through stations such as Warangal (WL) and Gudur Junction (GDR), along with other stations.


Average Fare for Hyderabad Deccan (HYB) To Chennai Central (MAS) Train Tickets


  • The average fare rate for Hyderabad - Chennai Central SF Express (12604) is Rs. 216 for General, Rs. 405 for Sleeper, Rs. 1070 for Third AC (3A), Rs. 1519 for Second AC (2A), and Rs. 2564 for First AC (1A).
  • The rate for the Charminar SF Express (12760) is Rs. 229 for General, Rs. 425 for Sleeper, Rs. 1130 for Third AC (3A), Rs. 1610 for Second AC (2A), and Rs.2730 for First AC (1A).
  • Discounted fares are offered for children and senior citizens.

Popular hotels near Chennai Central (MAS) railway station


There are many good hotels near the Chennai Central (MAS) railway station. Few of them are the Hotel Royal Paris, Hilton Chennai, Ramada Chennai Egmore, Hotel Pearl International, Hotel City Tower, FabHotel Metro Manor Central Station, Hotel Greens, Grand Cascade Hotels, The Royal Regency, Marina Inn, The Lotus Hotel Sameera, Hotel Park Plaza, and the Bell Hotel. The Royal Regency is just a 12-minute walk from Chennai Central (MAS) railway station and the rooms and suites offer free Wi-Fi, satellite TVs, mini-bars, and coffee makers. It also has complimentary breakfast, free parking, and an upbeat restaurant. Hilton Chennai Hotel is around 17 km from the railway station. It has contemporary rooms and suites with wall-to-wall windows, Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast, free parking, TVs, mini-bars, and coffee makers. It also has five eateries that include 24-hour café, a rooftop bar, private gazebo lounges, an infinity pool, a business center, and a fitness room. You can also choose accomodation from a list of best hotels in Hyderabad based on different categories ranging like 5 star hotels in Hyderabad, 4 star hotels in Hyderabad, 3 star hotels in Hyderabad, budget hotels in Hyderabad, cheap hotels in Hyderabad and resorts for your perusal.


Popular attractions near Chennai Central (MAS) railway station


There are many tourist attractions around the Chennai Central (MAS) railway station. Some of them are the V.G.P Golden Beach, V.G.P Universal Kingdom, Marina Beach, The Ozone Galleria Mall, Musee de Bandjoun, Vitali Beach, Sri Parthasarathy Temple, St Mary's Church, Armenian Church, San Thome Church, Government Museum, Mylapore, Victory War Memorial, T Nagar Ranganathan Street, and My Lady Garden.


FAQs:


Q. - Which is the fastest train on this route?

Ans: - The Hyderabad - Chennai Central SF Express (12604) is the fastest train from Hyderabad Deccan (HYB) to Chennai Central (MAS), which covers a distance of 716 km in approximately 13 hours. 


Q. - Which train takes the longest time to reach Chennai Central (MAS) from Hyderabad Deccan (HYB)?

Ans: - The Charminar SF Express (12760) takes the longest time to reach Chennai Central (MAS) from Bangalore City Junction (SBC). It covers the distance of 790 km in approximately 13 hour and 45 minutes.


Q. - How do I cancel a Hyderabad Deccan (HYB) To Chennai Central (MAS) train reservation?

Ans: - To cancel a train reservation from Hyderabad Deccan (HYB) to Chennai Central (MAS), first log in to the IRCTC page. Then click on the ‘Counter Ticket Cancellation’ link at the top right corner.


Q. - How many trains ply between Hyderabad Deccan (HYB) and Chennai Central (MAS)?

Ans: - There are currently two trains running between Hyderabad Deccan (HYB) and Chennai Central (MAS).


Q. - Which are the other key stations on this route?

Ans: - Secunderabad Jn (SC), Warangal (WL), Vijayawada Jn (BZA), Chirala (CLX), Ongole (OGL), Nellore (NLR), and Gudur Jn (GDR) are some of the other key stations on this route.


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