Kollam to Chennai Trains

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Kollam to Chennai Train Information

Distance
845 kms
Duration
15h 42m
Trains During Day
8
Trains At Night
3

Online Train Ticket Booking from Kollam to Chennai

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

There are 11 trains running from Kollam to Chennai covering an approximate distance of 845 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Chennai from Kollam by train. The first train from Kollam to Chennai is GUV CHENNAI EXP (16128), departing at 03:45 from Kollam Junction Qui (QLN). QLN MS EXPRESS (16102) is the fastest among the Kollam to Chennai Trains. It departs from Kollam Junction Qui (QLN) at 12:15 and arrives at Chennai Egmore (MS) at 03:05, covering the distance in just 14 hrs 50 mins. The last train from Kollam to Chennai is TVC MS SPL (06044), departing at 20:45 from Kollam Junction Qui (QLN). You can get detailed information about Kollam to Chennai train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail.

Weekly Trains from Kollam to Chennai

AHILYANAGARI EX (22646) departs every Saturday from Kollam at 07:35 and arrives at Chennai at 23:35, covering the entire distance in 15 hrs 35 mins.

TVC MS SPL (06044) departs every Wednesday from Kollam at 20:45 and arrives at Chennai at 12:45, covering the entire distance in 16 hrs 0 mins.

ARONAI EXPRESS (12507) departs every Tuesday from Kollam at 17:53 and arrives at Chennai at 09:10, covering the entire distance in 15 hrs 17 mins.

Daily Trains from Kollam to Chennai

TVC CHENNAIMAIL (12624) departs daily from Kollam at 16:03 and arrives at Chennai at 07:45, covering the entire distance in 15 hrs 42 mins.

TVC CHENNAI EXP (12696) departs daily from Kollam at 18:18 and arrives at Chennai at 10:00, covering the entire distance in 15 hrs 42 mins.

GUV CHENNAI EXP (16128) departs daily from Kollam at 03:45 and arrives at Chennai at 20:35, covering the entire distance in 16 hrs 50 mins.

QLN MS EXPRESS (16102) departs daily from Kollam at 12:15 and arrives at Chennai at 03:05, covering the entire distance in 14 hrs 50 mins.

ANANTAPURI EXP (16824) departs daily from Kollam at 15:40 and arrives at Chennai at 07:40, covering the entire distance in 16 hrs 0 mins.

Kollam to Chennai Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Kollam to Chennai, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Kollam to Chennai train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Kollam to Chennai on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹265 to ₹2915. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹265.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Kollam to Chennai for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
1A₹2915
2A₹1735
3A₹1225
SL₹465
2S₹265

Kollam to Chennai Train Timings

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

Bus from Kollam to Chennai

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FAQs

How many trains run from Kollam to Chennai?
There are 11 trains that run from Kollam 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 Kollam to Chennai.
How can I book a train from Kollam to Chennai?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Kollam 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 Kollam 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 Kollam to Chennai, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Kollam 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 Kollam?
There are 1 stations in Kollam.
How many railway stations are there in Chennai?
There are 16 stations in Chennai.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Kollam to Chennai?
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