Chennai to Kollam Trains

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Chennai to Kollam Train Information

Distance
836 kms
Duration
14h 21m
Trains During Day
4
Trains At Night
4

Online Train Ticket Booking from Chennai to Kollam

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

There are 8 trains running from Chennai to Kollam covering an approximate distance of 836 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Kollam from Chennai by train. The first train from Chennai to Kollam is SHM TVC SUF EXP (22642), departing at 03:05 from Perambur (PER). TVC AC SF EXP (22207) is the fastest among the Chennai to Kollam Trains. It departs from Mgr Chennai Central (MAS) at 16:00 and arrives at Kollam Junction Qui (QLN) at 05:10, covering the distance in just 13 hrs 7 mins. The last train from Chennai to Kollam is INDB KCVL SF EXP (22645), departing at 23:15 from Mgr Chennai Central (MAS). You can get detailed information about Chennai to Kollam train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail.

Weekly Trains from Chennai to Kollam

INDB KCVL SF EXP (22645) departs every Tuesday from Chennai at 23:15 and arrives at Kollam at 13:50, covering the entire distance in 14 hrs 32 mins.

MAS TVC EXP (12697) departs every Sunday from Chennai at 15:10 and arrives at Kollam at 04:50, covering the entire distance in 13 hrs 37 mins.

Chennai Egmore - Thiruvananthapuram Central Weekly SF Special Fare Special (06043) departs every Thursday from Chennai at 14:25 and arrives at Kollam at 04:50, covering the entire distance in 14 hrs 22 mins.

SCL TVC EXPRESS (12508) departs every Sunday from Chennai at 03:15 and arrives at Kollam at 19:05, covering the entire distance in 15 hrs 47 mins.

Daily Trains from Chennai to Kollam

MAS TVC MAIL (12623) departs daily from Chennai at 19:45 and arrives at Kollam at 09:55, covering the entire distance in 14 hrs 7 mins.

MS QLN EXPRESS (16101) departs daily from Chennai at 17:00 and arrives at Kollam at 07:20, covering the entire distance in 14 hrs 20 mins.

Chennai to Kollam Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Chennai to Kollam, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Chennai to Kollam train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Chennai to Kollam on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹465 to ₹3670. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹465.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Chennai to Kollam for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
1A₹3670
2A₹2960
3A₹2170
SL₹465

Chennai to Kollam Train Timings

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

Bus from Chennai to Kollam

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

FAQs

How many trains run from Chennai to Kollam?
There are 8 trains that run from Chennai to Kollam 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 Kollam.
How can I book a train from Chennai to Kollam?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Chennai to Kollam 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 Kollam?
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 Kollam, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Chennai to Kollam?
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 Kollam?
There are 1 stations in Kollam.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Chennai to Kollam?
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.