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Hyderabad to Chennai Train Information

747 kms
13h 10m
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Online Train Ticket Booking from Hyderabad to Chennai

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

There are 5 trains running from Hyderabad to Chennai covering an approximate distance of 747 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Chennai from Hyderabad by train. The first train from Hyderabad to Chennai is NSL MAS WKLY EXP (16004), departing at 01:00 from Kacheguda (KCG). SC RMD SPL (07695) is the fastest among the Hyderabad to Chennai Trains. It departs from Secunderabad Junct (SC) at 21:10 and arrives at Chennai Egmore (MS) at 09:30, covering the distance in just 12 hrs 20 mins. The last train from Hyderabad to Chennai is SC RMD SPL (07695), departing at 21:10 from Secunderabad Junct (SC). You can get detailed information about Hyderabad to Chennai train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail.

Weekly Trains from Hyderabad to Chennai

SC RMD SPL (07695) departs every Wednesday from Hyderabad at 21:10 and arrives at Chennai at 09:30, covering the entire distance in 12 hrs 20 mins.

NSL MAS WKLY EXP (16004) departs every Tuesday from Hyderabad at 01:00 and arrives at Chennai at 15:40, covering the entire distance in 14 hrs 40 mins.

Daily Trains from Hyderabad to Chennai

CHENNAI SF EXP (12604) departs daily from Hyderabad at 17:10 and arrives at Chennai at 05:40, covering the entire distance in 12 hrs 30 mins.

CHARMINAR EXP (12760) departs daily from Hyderabad at 18:25 and arrives at Chennai at 07:00, covering the entire distance in 12 hrs 35 mins.

KCG CGL EXPRESS (17652) departs daily from Hyderabad at 17:00 and arrives at Chennai at 06:45, covering the entire distance in 13 hrs 45 mins.

Hyderabad to Chennai Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Hyderabad to Chennai, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Hyderabad to Chennai train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Hyderabad to Chennai on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹415 to ₹2565. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹415.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Hyderabad to Chennai for all classes:
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Hyderabad to Chennai Train Timings

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

About Chennai

Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu, home to the remarkable Tamil film industry. It is located on the Bay of Bengal in Eastern India and boasts of being a beach metropolitan city. From magnificent Dravidian-style temples to forts and ancient buildings, from museums to art galleries and beaches, there's something for everyone in Chennai.

The M.G. Ramachandran Central Railway station is the main railway station of Chennai. The station is 142 years old and has a blend of gothic and Romanesque style architecture. Most people prefer to book train tickets when travelling to Chennai to see this heritage station. Six trains run from Hyderabad to Chennai, covering a distance of 707 km.

Places to Visit in Chennai

Chennai is the gatekeeper of South Indian culture with its iconic cuisine, classical dance forms, silk sarees, gorgeous temples and churches. Even though it's a metropolitan city, culture and traditions are a big part of Chennai. Here are a few places you can't miss while in Chennai.

Marina Beach

Located opposite many prominent buildings such as Madras University, Swami Vivekananda museum, AIR and various government offices, this beach is the second longest beach in the world. Enjoy a magnificent view and gorge on street food from the many beach stalls.

Marundeeswarar Temple

Located at Lalitha Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, this temple was constructed in the 9th century during the Chola dynasty. The impressive Dravidian architecture and the many scriptures on the temple's outer walls attract tourists worldwide.

Dakshinachitra museum

This is a heritage museum housing over 4000 artefacts and 1000000 pictures showcasing the rich heritage of South Indian states. The museum has a village theme and backdrop to depict the engaging South Indian rural lifestyle.

Crocodile bank

What was initially built to preserve various reptile species now houses more than 2500 creatures. You can spot various species of snakes, sea turtles, alligators, and water birds from 9 AM to 5:30 PM at the crocodile bank.

Valluvar Kottam

Dedicated to the well-known poet Thiruvalluvar, this heritage monument includes a temple built in the shape of a chariot.

Government Museum

The Chennai government museum is the second oldest museum in India. The museum houses a beautiful set of archaeological, roman and numismatic collections. You can also find exhibits of Buddhist ruins from Amaravati, Bronze gallery scriptures dating back to the Pallava era.

Fort St. George

Built in 1644, Fort St George is among the first British fortresses constructed in India. Visit the Fort George Museum and admire the collection of objects from the British Raj donated by the Madras Presidency. Over 3,600 antiquities make up the collection, including swords, daggers, rifles, pistols, tableware, porcelain, portraits and many more.

Major Railway Stations between Hyderabad and Chennai

It takes around 14:26 hours to cover a distance of 757 km by train from Hyderabad to Chennai. The route covers 18 major stations.

  1. Hyderabad Deccan (HYB)
  2. Secunderabad (SC)
  3. Kazipet Jn (KZJ)
  4. Warangal (WL)
  5. Mahbubabad (MABD)
  6. Dornakal Jn (DKJ)
  7. Khammam (KMT)
  8. Vijayawada (BZA)
  9. Tenali Jn (TEL)
  10. Chirala (CLX)
  11. Ongole (OGL)
  12. Kavali (KVZ)
  13. Nellore (NLR)
  14. Gudur Jn (GDR)
  15. Nayudupeta (NYP)
  16. Sullurpeta (SPE)
  17. Chennai Egmore (MS)
  18. Tambaram (TBM)

You can check your train's timetable and how long it halts at each station on the redRail app before you leave the train for a quick break. Trains usually stop long at Junctions, and these stations offer a wide variety of refreshments and other things local to the region.

Nearest Metro stations to the Railway stations

Both cities are metropolitan and have well-connected metro lines throughout the city. Reaching the railway station by road could be a hassle, especially when you are trying to make it in time for your train. Metros are easier, and you don't have to waste time in traffic. Here are the best means of transit for both stations.

For Hyderabad

Most trains depart from Hyderabad Deccan railway station or Secunderabad station. Nampally metro station on the red line is a 4-minute walk away from Hyderabad Deccan. Secunderabad metro station on the green line is 1.3 km away from the Secunderabad railway station.

For Chennai

If you're getting down at Chennai Egmore station, you can board the Egmore metro subway station after reaching your destination. Or, if Tambaram is your destination, you can board the Tambaram metro. There are well-connected buses within the city too, and you can always hail a cab, although it will be comparatively expensive.

Bus from Hyderabad to Chennai

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


How many trains run from Hyderabad to Chennai?
There are 5 trains that run from Hyderabad to Chennai 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 Hyderabad to Chennai.
How can I book a train from Hyderabad to Chennai?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Hyderabad to Chennai 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 Hyderabad to Chennai?
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 Hyderabad to Chennai, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Hyderabad to Chennai?
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 Hyderabad?
There are 13 stations in Hyderabad.
How many railway stations are there in Chennai?
There are 16 stations in Chennai.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Hyderabad to Chennai?
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