Chennai to Kochi Trains

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Chennai to Kochi Train Information

Distance
696 kms
Duration
11h 50m
Trains During Day
5
Trains At Night
6

Online Train Ticket Booking from Chennai to Kochi

Looking to book Chennai to Kochi trains? Booking a train ticket from Chennai to Kochi is now easier than ever on redRail. Whether you want to check the timetable for Chennai to Kochi trains or find the train seat availability from Chennai to Kochi, redRail is one-stop for all train enquiries. Chennai to Kochi 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 Kochi, 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 Kochi train.

There are 11 trains running from Chennai to Kochi covering an approximate distance of 696 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Kochi from Chennai by train. The first train from Chennai to Kochi is PNBE ERS EXP (22644), departing at 03:05 from Perambur (PER). TVC AC SF EXP (22207) is the fastest among the Chennai to Kochi Trains. It departs from Mgr Chennai Centra (MAS) at 16:00 and arrives at Ernakulam Junction (ERS) at 02:30, covering the distance in just 10 hrs 30 mins. The last train from Chennai to Kochi is DHN ALAPPUZHA E (13351), departing at 23:40 from Mgr Chennai Centra (MAS). You can get detailed information about Chennai to Kochi train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail.

Weekly Trains from Chennai to Kochi

INDB KCVL SF EXP (22645) departs every Tuesday from Chennai at 23:15 and arrives at Kochi at 10:44, covering the entire distance in 11 hrs 27 mins.

MAS TVC EXP (12697) departs every Sunday from Chennai at 15:10 and arrives at Kochi at 02:05, covering the entire distance in 10 hrs 55 mins.

MS TVC SF SPL (06043) departs every Thursday from Chennai at 14:25 and arrives at Kochi at 01:50, covering the entire distance in 11 hrs 20 mins.

SCL TVC EXPRESS (12508) departs every Sunday from Chennai at 03:15 and arrives at Kochi at 16:00, covering the entire distance in 12 hrs 40 mins.

PNBE ERS EXPRES (22670) departs every Thursday from Chennai at 09:30 and arrives at Kochi at 21:40, covering the entire distance in 12 hrs 10 mins.

Daily Trains from Chennai to Kochi

MAS TVC MAIL (12623) departs daily from Chennai at 19:45 and arrives at Kochi at 06:40, covering the entire distance in 10 hrs 50 mins.

DHN ALAPPUZHA E (13351) departs daily from Chennai at 23:40 and arrives at Kochi at 12:40, covering the entire distance in 13 hrs 0 mins.

Chennai to Kochi Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Chennai to Kochi, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Chennai to Kochi train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Chennai to Kochi on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹410 to ₹2540. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹410.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Chennai to Kochi for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
1A₹2540
2A₹1520
3A₹1080
SL₹410
3E₹940

Chennai to Kochi Train Timings

One can find a large number of trains running from Chennai to Kochi. Hence, travelers need not worry about the train seat availability on the Chennai to Kochi route. The total time taken by different trains running from Chennai to Kochi 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.

FAQs

How many trains run from Chennai to Kochi?
There are 11 trains that run from Chennai to Kochi 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 Kochi.
How can I book a train from Chennai to Kochi?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Chennai to Kochi 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 Kochi?
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 Kochi, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Chennai to Kochi?
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 Kochi?
There are 3 stations in Kochi.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Chennai to Kochi?
redRail offers you the best deal to book the cheapest IRCTC train tickets. Use code: BIGRAIL and get a flat Rs. 150 Off on your first ticket booking.