Chennai to Nagapattinam Trains

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Chennai to Nagapattinam Train Information

Distance
295 kms
Duration
05h 18m
Trains During Day
7
Trains At Night
4

Online Train Ticket Booking from Chennai to Nagapattinam

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

There are 11 trains running from Chennai to Nagapattinam covering an approximate distance of 295 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Nagapattinam from Chennai by train. The first train from Chennai to Nagapattinam is CHOZHAN EXPRESS (22675), departing at 07:15 from Chennai Egmore (MS). CSMT TN SUP SPL (01143) is the fastest among the Chennai to Nagapattinam Trains. It departs from Chengalpattu Junct (CGL) at 11:15 and arrives at Mayiladuturai Junc (MV) at 15:15, covering the distance in just 4 hrs 0 mins. The last train from Chennai to Nagapattinam is MS MQ EXPRESS (16179), departing at 22:15 from Chennai Egmore (MS). You can get detailed information about Chennai to Nagapattinam train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail.

Weekly Trains from Chennai to Nagapattinam

ADI TPJ SPECIAL (09419) departs every Friday from Chennai at 16:25 and arrives at Nagapattinam at 22:35, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 10 mins.

LTT KARAIKAL EXP (11017) departs every Sunday from Chennai at 11:20 and arrives at Nagapattinam at 17:45, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 23 mins.

BGKT MQ SF EXP (22673) departs every Saturday from Chennai at 09:45 and arrives at Nagapattinam at 15:13, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 28 mins.

BSBS RMM EXP (22536) departs every Tuesday from Chennai at 08:30 and arrives at Nagapattinam at 13:18, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 48 mins.

BBS RMM SF (20896) departs every Saturday from Chennai at 08:30 and arrives at Nagapattinam at 13:18, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 48 mins.

CSMT TN SUP SPL (01143) departs every Saturday from Chennai at 11:15 and arrives at Nagapattinam at 15:15, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 0 mins.

Daily Trains from Chennai to Nagapattinam

MS KIK EXPRESS (16175) departs daily from Chennai at 21:00 and arrives at Nagapattinam at 03:45, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 40 mins.

MS MQ EXPRESS (16179) departs daily from Chennai at 22:15 and arrives at Nagapattinam at 04:08, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 53 mins.

MS RMM EXPRESS (16751) departs daily from Chennai at 19:15 and arrives at Nagapattinam at 23:55, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 40 mins.

CHOZHAN EXPRESS (22675) departs daily from Chennai at 07:15 and arrives at Nagapattinam at 11:58, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 43 mins.

Chennai to Nagapattinam Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Chennai to Nagapattinam, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Chennai to Nagapattinam train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Chennai to Nagapattinam on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹135 to ₹1350. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹135.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Chennai to Nagapattinam for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
2A₹865
3A₹610
SL₹225
1A₹1350
2S₹135
3E₹555

Chennai to Nagapattinam Train Timings

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

Nagapattinam is a town in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the administrative headquarters of the Nagapattinam District. The town was founded in the 9th century by the Chola dynasty and has a long history as a major port town. It was an important town during the Dutch and British colonial periods. Formerly known as Cholakkarai, it was a thriving port town during the 16th and 17th centuries.

The town is located on the shores of the Bay of Bengal, about 100 kilometres south of Thanjavur and about 300 kilometres southeast of Chennai. The town is a popular tourist destination, with a number of temples, beaches, churches, and historical sites.

The Nagapattinam railway station, located in Tata Nagar, is a junction that serves the town. In 2011, the Nagapattinam railway junction was designated as a model railroad station by the railroad board.

Places to Visit in Nagapattinam

Nagapattinam is a beautiful harbour town in India that is home to three incredible temples: Nellukkadai Mariamman, Sowriraja Perumal, and Shri Kayahorana Swami Neelayathatchi Amman. Nagapattinam was once a French colony and today it is a place where the traditional and ancient Thanjavur culture meets Western culture - making it a truly unique and special place to visit.

Poompuhar Beach

The Poompuhar Beach in Nagapattinam is a beautiful stretch of sand that has been welcoming visitors for centuries. The beach is a popular spot for tourists and locals alike, and it is perfect for a relaxing walk, a sunset stroll, or simply for taking in the incredible views.

Kayarohana Swami and Neelayadakshi Temple

The Kayarohana Swami and Neelayadakshi Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva, is one of the most well-known Hindu religious sites in Nagapattinam. In this temple, Lord Kayarohana and his consort Nilayathaksi serve as the presiding deities. The Lapis Lazuli-made idol of Thyagaraja is one of the temple's main attractions.

Nagore Dargha

The Nagore Dargah is a significant Islamic religious site located five kilometres from Nagapattinam. The tomb of the Sufi Saint Nagore Shahul Hamid, who lived in the late 15th and early 16th centuries, is located beneath the Dargah.

Kodikkarai Wildlife Sanctuary

The Kodikkarai Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the must-see locations in Nagapattinam. It has a wealth of flora and fauna and is one of the oldest in the area. The sanctuary, which has been proposed as a national park, is taking in incredible views. to an infinite variety of plants and animals.

Silappathikara Art Gallery

Nagapattinam's Silappathikaram Art Gallery is a must-see destination for art lovers. Ilango Adigal's well-known Tamil epic Silappadikaram is beautifully depicted in the gallery's paintings. Additionally, the gallery also houses a few artefacts from the Chola Dynasty. Here, art enthusiasts will undoubtedly have a great time.4

Soundararaja Perumal Temple

The Soundararaja Perumal Temple in Nagapattinam is a significant religious site that dates back more than 2000 years. The shrine, which honours Lord Vishnu, was built in the sixth century adheres to typical Dravidian architecture and is thought to have been constructed by the

Medieval Cholas, with later additions made by the Thanjavur Nayaks.

Major Railway Stations Chennai To Nagapattinam Journey

The average train travelling time between Chennai and Nagapattinam is 6 hours. The train route has about 7 major stations between the two cities. These are:

  • Tambaram
  • Chengalpattu
  • Melmaruvathur
  • Tindivanam
  • Villupuram Jn
  • Mayiladuturai J
  • Thiruvarur Jn

Before booking your train tickets, check the train timetable and halt duration at each station, especially your destination station.

Nearest Metro Stations to the Railway Stations

For Chennai

Chennai Egmore station, which is connected to Egmore metro subway station, is where the majority of trains to Nagapattinam depart from. By using the green line or the Inter-corridor, you can get there from any metro station. The simplest and least complicated way to get to the train station is this. Use city bus numbers 17D, 17E, 23C, 27B, and 40A if taking the metro is not an option.

For Nagapattinam

No metro line connects to Nagapattinam station, but there are a few ways to get around. A private taxi or auto rickshaw is the best way to leave the station. They are available every day, all the time. The next available option is to take a bus and the closest bus stop is 2 km away and can be reached in less than 5 minutes by car or taxi.

Bus from Chennai to Nagapattinam

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

FAQs

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