Chennai to Kottayam Trains

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Chennai to Kottayam Train Information

Distance
734 kms
Duration
12h 38m
Trains During Day
5
Trains At Night
6

Online Train Ticket Booking from Chennai to Kottayam

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

There are 11 trains running from Chennai to Kottayam covering an approximate distance of 734 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Kottayam from Chennai by train. The first train from Chennai to Kottayam 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 Kottayam Trains. It departs from Mgr Chennai Centra (MAS) at 16:00 and arrives at Alappuzha Alleppey (ALLP) at 03:32, covering the distance in just 11 hrs 32 mins. The last train from Chennai to Kottayam is DHN ALAPPUZHA E (13351), departing at 23:40 from Mgr Chennai Centra (MAS). You can get detailed information about Chennai to Kottayam train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail.

Weekly Trains from Chennai to Kottayam

INDB KCVL SF EXP (22645) departs every Tuesday from Chennai at 23:15 and arrives at Kottayam at 11:34, covering the entire distance in 12 hrs 19 mins.

MAS TVC EXP (12697) departs every Sunday from Chennai at 15:10 and arrives at Kottayam at 03:17, covering the entire distance in 12 hrs 7 mins.

MS TVC SF SPL (06043) departs every Thursday from Chennai at 14:25 and arrives at Kottayam at 02:58, covering the entire distance in 12 hrs 30 mins.

SCL TVC EXPRESS (12508) departs every Sunday from Chennai at 03:15 and arrives at Kottayam at 17:08, covering the entire distance in 13 hrs 50 mins.

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

Daily Trains from Chennai to Kottayam

MAS TVC MAIL (12623) departs daily from Chennai at 19:45 and arrives at Kottayam at 08:00, covering the entire distance in 12 hrs 12 mins.

DHN ALAPPUZHA E (13351) departs daily from Chennai at 23:40 and arrives at Kottayam at 13:59, covering the entire distance in 14 hrs 19 mins.

Chennai to Kottayam Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Chennai to Kottayam, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Chennai to Kottayam train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Chennai to Kottayam on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹435 to ₹2720. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹435.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Chennai to Kottayam for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
1A₹2720
2A₹1620
3A₹1150
SL₹435

Chennai to Kottayam Train Timings

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

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FAQs

How many trains run from Chennai to Kottayam?
There are 11 trains that run from Chennai to Kottayam 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 Kottayam.
How can I book a train from Chennai to Kottayam?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Chennai to Kottayam 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 Kottayam?
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 Kottayam, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Chennai to Kottayam?
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 Kottayam?
There are 1 stations in Kottayam.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Chennai to Kottayam?
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.