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Chennai to Bangalore Train Information

Distance
357 kms
Duration
06h 01m
Trains During Day
16
Trains At Night
10

Online Train Ticket Booking from Chennai to Bangalore

Looking to book Chennai to Bangalore trains? Booking a train ticket from Chennai to Bangalore is now easier than ever on redRail. Whether you want to check the timetable for Chennai to Bangalore trains or find the train seat availability from Chennai to Bangalore, redRail is one-stop for all train enquiries. Chennai to Bangalore are two of the popular cities in India, and trains are considered as one of the most efficient and convenient ways to travel between these cities.

To book a train from Chennai to Bangalore, all you need to do is to enter your travel details on the top of the page, choose from the list of trains available, check out the desired train seat availability, and proceed to train ticket booking by entering your details and paying the cost. You can then receive the confirmed tickets shortly. The easy-to-understand and adaptable interface, easy railway ticket booking process, and affordable train fare make redRail a great choice for those looking to book a Chennai to Bangalore train.

There are 26 trains running from Chennai to Bangalore covering an approximate distance of 357 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Bangalore from Chennai by train. The first train from Chennai to Bangalore is MFP SMVB EXP (15228), departing at 03:05 from Perambur (PER). MYS VANDEBHARAT (20607) is the fastest among the Chennai to Bangalore Trains. It departs from Mgr Chennai Central (MAS) at 05:50 and arrives at Ksr Bengaluru City (SBC) at 10:20, covering the distance in just 4 hrs 25 mins. The last train from Chennai to Bangalore is MAS SSPN EXP (12691), departing at 23:30 from Mgr Chennai Central (MAS). You can get detailed information about Chennai to Bangalore train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail.

Weekly Trains from Chennai to Bangalore

DNR SBC SPL (06510) departs every Friday from Chennai at 11:55 and arrives at Bangalore at 18:20, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 25 mins.

MAS SSPN EXP (12691) departs every Friday from Chennai at 23:30 and arrives at Bangalore at 05:40, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 50 mins.

MAS UBL SF EXP (17311) departs every Friday from Chennai at 15:00 and arrives at Bangalore at 21:35, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 35 mins.

KYQ SMVB AC EXP (12552) departs every Friday from Chennai at 11:10 and arrives at Bangalore at 17:15, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 5 mins.

DNR SMVB SPL (03245) departs every Friday from Chennai at 07:05 and arrives at Bangalore at 13:00, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 55 mins.

MAS MYS EXPRESS (22682) departs every Thursday from Chennai at 23:30 and arrives at Bangalore at 05:25, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 50 mins.

BAGMATI EXP (12577) departs every Thursday from Chennai at 11:10 and arrives at Bangalore at 17:15, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 55 mins.

MAS YPR EXPRESS (12292) departs every Saturday from Chennai at 23:30 and arrives at Bangalore at 06:00, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 30 mins.

PPTA SMVB EXP (22351) departs every Sunday from Chennai at 11:10 and arrives at Bangalore at 17:00, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 50 mins.

MAS UBL EXPRESS (22698) departs every Sunday from Chennai at 15:00 and arrives at Bangalore at 21:35, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 35 mins.

NTSK SMVB EXP (22502) departs every Monday from Chennai at 03:20 and arrives at Bangalore at 10:16, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 55 mins.

LKO YPR EXP (12540) departs every Sunday from Chennai at 09:30 and arrives at Bangalore at 15:45, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 15 mins.

JSME SMVT EXP (22306) departs every Saturday from Chennai at 14:00 and arrives at Bangalore at 20:15, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 15 mins.

HUMSAFAR EXP (22353) departs every Saturday from Chennai at 10:45 and arrives at Bangalore at 17:10, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 25 mins.

MFP SMVB EXP (15228) departs every Wednesday from Chennai at 03:05 and arrives at Bangalore at 09:10, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 5 mins.

Daily Trains from Chennai to Bangalore

SBC DBLDECK EXP (22625) departs daily from Chennai at 07:25 and arrives at Bangalore at 13:15, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 50 mins.

LALBAGH EXPRESS (12607) departs daily from Chennai at 15:30 and arrives at Bangalore at 21:35, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 5 mins.

MAS SBC MAIL (12657) departs daily from Chennai at 22:50 and arrives at Bangalore at 04:40, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 50 mins.

MYSURU EXPRESS (12609) departs daily from Chennai at 13:35 and arrives at Bangalore at 19:50, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 10 mins.

KAVERI EXPRESS (16021) departs daily from Chennai at 21:15 and arrives at Bangalore at 04:00, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 30 mins.

Chennai to Bangalore Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Chennai to Bangalore, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Chennai to Bangalore train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Chennai to Bangalore on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹160 to ₹1765. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹160.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Chennai to Bangalore for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
EC₹1735
CC₹1130
2S₹160
3A₹680
SL₹265
1A₹1575
2A₹945
EA₹1765

Chennai to Bangalore Train Timings

One can find a large number of trains running from Chennai to Bangalore. Hence, travelers need not worry about the train seat availability on the Chennai to Bangalore route. The total time taken by different trains running from Chennai to Bangalore can be different and passengers can choose the train based on their suitability. Boarding a train from Chennai is extremely comfortable with the presence of various stations.

About Bangalore

Bangalore is the capital of Karnataka, a state in southern India. Bangalore is also known as the "Silicon Valley of India ."It gets its name from the numerous technology companies headquartered in the city center. However, Bangalore is also a tourist destination. People often stop by for a short break in Bangalore, especially when vacationing in different parts of South India. Since Bangalore is important for both the business sector and tourism, the city has a robust transport system. You can visit Bangalore via air, road, and rail. If you travel from any nearby city, you can easily catch a train. The various Chennai to Bangalore trains are particularly popular. This is because the route is frequented by both tourists and people at work.

Places to Visit in Bangalore

The Chennai to Bangalore distance is approximately 412.8 kilometers. You can easily cover this distance by train. Once you reach Bangalore, you must visit the following places.

  • Cubbon Park Cubbon Park is one of the most famous tourist locations in Bangalore. It is also an important landmark. You can explore the park and visit the various attractions in it. These include the Cubbon Park Museum, the Bangalore Aquarium, Seshadri Iyer Memorial Park and the Attara Kacheri.
  • Lalbagh Botanical GardenIf you love exploring gardens and being out in nature, you must visit Lalbagh. The botanical garden has many smaller parks inside; some famous ones are the rose garden, lotus garden, and topiary garden. There is also a bonsai garden that you can visit. Lalbagh also has a beautiful lake.
  • Tipu Sultan's Summer PalaceTipu Sultan's Summer Palace was a residence of Tipu Sultan, the ruler of Mysore. The palace has beautiful Indo-Islamic architecture. You will find some stunning frescoes and arches. The walls and arches have intricate motifs. Another incredible feature of the palace is its hanging balconies. Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace is a museum today.
  • Bannerghatta National Park If you want places to visit in Bangalore on a day out with your family, then you cannot miss out on the Bannerghatta National Park. You can go on a safari through this sanctuary and explore the zoological park. Bannerghatta National Park is home to many animals, including tigers, lions, wolves, and jackals, and birds like parrots with colorful plumage.

Major Railway Stations in Chennai

Chennai has 40 railway stations. Three of them are significant stations, While the rest are minor stations.

  • Chennai Central Railway Station (MAS)The Chennai Central Railway Station is the main railway station in the city. Most trains to Bangalore from Chennai leave from this station. The Chennai to Bangalore train ticket price is approximately between Rs. 145 to over Rs. 1400, depending on your ticket type and the train.
  • Chennai Egmore Railway Station (MS)The Chennai Egmore Railway Station is an old station in the city that is still functional. Trains from this station run on various routes to and from southern and northern India. However, Chennai to Bangalore trains usually do not depart from this station.
  • Tambaram Railway Station (TBM)The Tambaram Railway Station is a station in the suburb of Tambaram, south of Chennai. While numerous short and long-distance trains are available from this station, you may not find any to Bangalore.

Major Railway Stations in Bangalore

Bangalore has four railway stations. Trains from Chennai are usually available at every railway station in Bangalore, so you can book at your convenience.

  • Bangalore City Railway Station (SBC)This is the major railway station in Bangalore. City Railway Station is the main station. Several trains from Chennai arrive at this station throughout the week. The train timings between Chennai to Bangalore City Railway Station are usually between early morning and afternoon. But you may find some evening trains as well.
  • Bangalore Cantonment Railway Station (BNC)The Bangalore Cantonment Railway Station is another station in the city. It helps to reduce the traffic at the City Railway Station. Trains from Chennai usually do not stop at the Cantonment Railway Station, but you can check the schedule to see if any trains are available.
  • Yesvantpur Junction Railway Station (YPR)The Yesvantpur Junction Railway Station is another major station in Bangalore. It connects the city to other important locations like Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Jaipur, and Delhi. Trains between Chennai and the Yesvantpur Junction Railway Station in Bangalore are available daily.
  • Krishnarajapuram Railway Station (KJM)The Krishnarajapuram Railway Station is a short distance from the city center. It is an important station but usually does not receive trains from Chennai.

Nearest Metro Stations to the Railway Stations

Both Chennai and Bangalore are metro cities. However, you will not find any metro stations to Chennai from Bangalore or the reverse. But, when traveling to or from Bangalore, you can take the metro to the nearest railway station.

Bus from Chennai to Bangalore

If your train ticket is not confirmed, need not worry. Alternatively, you can travel by bus from Chennai to Bangalore through redBus bus booking app. Book now!

FAQs

How many trains run from Chennai to Bangalore?
There are 26 trains that run from Chennai to Bangalore route. Some trains run on a daily basis. On the other hand, some trains run weekly and can be booked in advance. You can find the list of available trains when you enter the travel date while looking to book a train from Chennai to Bangalore.
How can I book a train from Chennai to Bangalore?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Chennai to Bangalore by entering the travel details like source, destination, and date of travel. From the list of available trains on the mentioned date, you can choose the most suitable one and check the seat availability. After this, you can continue to pay and wait to receive your train booking confirmation.
How many days in advance can I make a railway reservation?
Advance railway reservation generally opens 120 days before the date of journey. This excludes the date of the journey. So, you can start checking the seat availability during the period of 120 days and make a booking in advance.
What is the maximum number of passengers I can reserve the seats for in a single train ticket booking from Chennai to Bangalore?
A maximum of 6 seats can be booked in a single train ticket booking. Also, 2 children who are below 5 years of age are allowed with the ticket, but tickets will not be generated for them. Therefore, if you are booking a Tatkal ticket from Chennai to Bangalore, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Chennai to Bangalore?
When making a railway ticket booking, you do not require any special travel documents and only need to fill up the details required. However, during the train journey, you will need to carry valid ID proof such as Aadhar, Voter ID, Driving License, Pan Card, Passport etc..
How many railway stations are there in Chennai?
There are 16 stations in Chennai.
How many railway stations are there in Bangalore?
There are 25 stations in Bangalore.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Chennai to Bangalore?
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