thiruvananthapuram to chennai Trains Route Details

Number of Trains from thiruvananthapuram to chennai 6 Trains
Distance from thiruvananthapuram to chennai By Train: 798 Km
Fastest Train from thiruvananthapuram to chennai : MS GURUVAYUR EX(06127)
Slowest Train from thiruvananthapuram to chennai : FESTIVAL SPL(02511)

Trivandrum Cntl to Chennai Central Trains

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Trivandrum Cntl to Chennai Central Train Tickets

As a means of transport between the two capitals Thiruvananthapuram and Chennai, 12 trains are available. The trains run along the states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Karnataka. The temperature can go to as high as 29°C in Chennai during the day with an expectation of a clear sky. Chennai was formerly known as Madras and is one of the biggest cultural and economic centres of South India.

Guwahati EXP is the slowest among all the trains that run along this route covering a distance of 922 kms in 17 hours and 25 mins. It reaches the destination taking 18 halts. Covering a distance of 908 kms in 14 hours and 30 mins, Super AC EXP is the fastest among all the trains that run along this route. It departs from Trivandrum Cntl at 21:30 and reaches Chennai Central at 12:00 on the next day.

If you are avoiding pantry and not carrying food you may like to board Ahilyanagari EX and Korba Express, as these trains stop at Shoranur Jn for 10 mins. The earliest train leaving Thiruvananthapuram at 04:00 is GUV Chennai EXP while Super AC EXP, the last train leaves at 21:30. Considering suitable start and end time, boarding Anantapuri EXP from Trivandrum Cntl would be convenient as it departs at 16:10.

Ahilyanagari EX, Korba Express, Raptisagar EXP, Chennai Mail, Guwahati EXP and more operate directly between Trivandrum Cntl and Chennai Central. Kollam Jn, Thrisur and Palakkad are major stations in this route and most trains pass through them.

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