Tiruchirappalli to Chennai Trains

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Tiruchirappalli to Chennai Train Information

Distance
343 kms
Duration
05h 43m
Trains During Day
9
Trains At Night
23

Online Train Ticket Booking from Tiruchirappalli to Chennai

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

There are 32 trains running from Tiruchirappalli to Chennai covering an approximate distance of 343 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Chennai from Tiruchirappalli by train. The first train from Tiruchirappalli to Chennai is POTHIGAI EXPRES (12662), departing at 00:15 from Tiruchchirappalli (TPJ). MDU LTT EXPRESS (22102) is the fastest among the Tiruchirappalli to Chennai Trains. It departs from Tiruchchirappalli (TPJ) at 18:10 and arrives at Chengalpattu Junct (CGL) at 22:05, covering the distance in just 3 hrs 55 mins. The last train from Tiruchirappalli to Chennai is PANDIAN EXP (12638), departing at 23:50 from Tiruchchirappalli (TPJ). You can get detailed information about Tiruchirappalli to Chennai train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail.

Weekly Trains from Tiruchirappalli to Chennai

AJMER HUMSAFAR (20974) departs every Wednesday from Tiruchirappalli at 03:10 and arrives at Chennai at 08:25, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 15 mins.

NCJ MAS SF EXP (12690) departs every Monday from Tiruchirappalli at 03:10 and arrives at Chennai at 11:25, covering the entire distance in 8 hrs 15 mins.

NCJ MS EXPRESS (12668) departs every Friday from Tiruchirappalli at 23:20 and arrives at Chennai at 04:35, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 15 mins.

ANUVRAT EXPRESS (22631) departs every Thursday from Tiruchirappalli at 14:15 and arrives at Chennai at 19:30, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 15 mins.

RMM BBS EXPRESS (20895) departs every Sunday from Tiruchirappalli at 14:00 and arrives at Chennai at 21:55, covering the entire distance in 7 hrs 55 mins.

CAPE HWH EXP (12666) departs every Saturday from Tiruchirappalli at 13:30 and arrives at Chennai at 18:50, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 20 mins.

RMM BSBS EXP (22535) departs every Thursday from Tiruchirappalli at 05:20 and arrives at Chennai at 12:50, covering the entire distance in 7 hrs 30 mins.

NCJ TBM SF SPL (06012) departs every Sunday from Tiruchirappalli at 23:15 and arrives at Chennai at 04:10, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 55 mins.

TN TBM SF SPL (06002) departs every Monday from Tiruchirappalli at 04:00 and arrives at Chennai at 09:20, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 20 mins.

MDU LTT EXPRESS (22102) departs every Friday from Tiruchirappalli at 18:10 and arrives at Chennai at 22:05, covering the entire distance in 3 hrs 55 mins.

TN CSMT SPL (01144) departs every Sunday from Tiruchirappalli at 08:55 and arrives at Chennai at 15:18, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 23 mins.

Daily Trains from Tiruchirappalli to Chennai

POTHIGAI EXPRES (12662) departs daily from Tiruchirappalli at 00:15 and arrives at Chennai at 05:40, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 25 mins.

MAQ CHENNAI EXP (16160) departs daily from Tiruchirappalli at 22:05 and arrives at Chennai at 03:25, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 20 mins.

ANANTAPURI EXP (16824) departs daily from Tiruchirappalli at 01:55 and arrives at Chennai at 07:40, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 45 mins.

GUV CHENNAI EXP (16128) departs daily from Tiruchirappalli at 15:00 and arrives at Chennai at 20:35, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 35 mins.

PANDIAN EXP (12638) departs daily from Tiruchirappalli at 23:50 and arrives at Chennai at 05:15, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 25 mins.

PEARL CITY EXP (12694) departs daily from Tiruchirappalli at 01:35 and arrives at Chennai at 07:30, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 55 mins.

NELLAI EXPRESS (12632) departs daily from Tiruchirappalli at 01:00 and arrives at Chennai at 06:35, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 35 mins.

ROCKFORT EXP (12654) departs daily from Tiruchirappalli at 22:50 and arrives at Chennai at 04:00, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 10 mins.

PALLAVAN EXP (12606) departs daily from Tiruchirappalli at 06:55 and arrives at Chennai at 12:15, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 20 mins.

TCN CHENNAI EXP (16106) departs daily from Tiruchirappalli at 02:45 and arrives at Chennai at 10:25, covering the entire distance in 7 hrs 40 mins.

RMM MS EXPRESS (16752) departs daily from Tiruchirappalli at 22:50 and arrives at Chennai at 06:45, covering the entire distance in 7 hrs 55 mins.

RMM CHENNAI EXP (22662) departs daily from Tiruchirappalli at 01:25 and arrives at Chennai at 07:10, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 45 mins.

QLN MS EXPRESS (16102) departs daily from Tiruchirappalli at 21:20 and arrives at Chennai at 03:05, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 45 mins.

KANYAKUMARI EXP (12634) departs daily from Tiruchirappalli at 00:35 and arrives at Chennai at 06:10, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 35 mins.

VAIGAI EXP (12636) departs daily from Tiruchirappalli at 09:20 and arrives at Chennai at 14:25, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 5 mins.

Tiruchirappalli to Chennai Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Tiruchirappalli to Chennai, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Tiruchirappalli to Chennai train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Tiruchirappalli to Chennai on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹135 to ₹1485. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹135.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Tiruchirappalli to Chennai for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
1A₹1485
2A₹895
3A₹645
SL₹255
2S₹135
CC₹535
3E₹600

Tiruchirappalli to Chennai Train Timings

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

About Chennai

Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is one of the significant points of the Silicon Valley of India. Located close to the Indian ocean, it is connected to several other cities in southern India through roads and railways. You can also consider it to be the cultural, historical, and economic hub of Tamil Nadu. You will come across ancient temples, vibrant communities, and an array of natural wonders everywhere.

The city is connected to Tiruchirappalli by railway. Chennai Egmore is the prime station in the city that receives almost 90% of trains departing from Tiruchirappalli. There are 35 trains between these two cities. Out of these, ten trains are scheduled for the daytime while the rest 25 trains are for the night. Since the road distance between the places is approximately 330.4 Km, the shortest travel time is 4 hours and 25 minutes.

Places to Visit in Chennai

Chennai has played a crucial role in the history of India. Also considered a significant port city, it was once a British colony. It is located on the Coromandel coast on the eastern side of the Indian peninsula, so you will have several beaches to visit. The weather remains moderate throughout the year, ensuring you can travel to this city anytime.

Marina Beach

Marina Beach is India's largest beach and runs from St. George Fort to Besant Nagar. You can visit the old lighthouse located at one corner of the beach. Climb up to have a panoramic view of the entire coastal area. In addition, you can also take a stroll on the beach or relax under the shed of palm trees lining the shoreline.

Guindy National Park and Snake Park

Another major attraction in Chennai is the Guindy National Park. From tortoises to blackbucks, so many different species visit here. Apart from this, there is a small snake park with pythons and cobras.

Akkarai Beach

Also considered one of the best beaches in Chennai, it is the perfect place to escape the city life's hustle and bustle. Several boulders and small land masses above the water level lend a rustic texture to the full view.

Arignar Anna Zoological Park

With over 500 different wildlife species, the Arignar Anna zoological park is quite diverse and offers a great way to spend quality time. You can even find some endangered wildlife species living in harmony with others in their natural habitat.

Fort St. George

Constructed during British rule, this white-marbled building of Fort St. George stands tall and proud on the busy streets of Chennai. Its architecture and beauty are unmistakable. You can visit the museum inside the fort to see the silverware, coins, and several other artefacts used during old times.

Ashtalaxmi Temple

Dedicated to Goddess Laxmi, the Ashtalaxmi Temple has one of the best historical architectures. If you look closely, you will find the architecture being shaped in the form of "OM," making it magnificent and worthy of your visit.

Major Railway Stations

With such a short travel distance between Tiruchirappalli and Chennai, you will need about 4 hours and 25 minutes approx. To cover the distance. Some of the famous railway stations on the route that you will come across are:

  • Vridhachalam Junction (VRI)
  • Villupuram Junction (VM)
  • Tindivanam (TMV)
  • Melmaruvathur (MLMR)
  • Chengalpattu (CGL)
  • Tambaram (TBM)
  • Mambalam (MBM)

Check the timetable properly to know the halt time of your train at each station between Tiruchirappalli and Chennai. This way, you can easily decide where to deboard to train to get some food and drinks.

Nearest Metro Stations to the Railway Stations

Chennai has a well-developed metro corridor, so leaving the station and reaching your destination won't be a problem anymore. But if we consider the Tiruchirappalli station, you must go for other options. Since the metro is much faster than other road transport and the trains are frequent, you won't have to travel earlier to reach the stations on time.

For Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli railway station is not connected to any metro station. Therefore, the best way to reach the station from your location is through public buses or taxis. If you live nearby, you can also go for the auto rickshaws.

For Chennai

Since the Chennai Egmore railway station is the most popular in the city, you can easily avail of the metro from the interconnected Egmore metro station. Opt for the Inter-corridor or the green line to avail metro from this station to reach your destination. You can also choose the public buses after crossing the railway station.

Bus from Tiruchirappalli to Chennai

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

FAQs

How many trains run from Tiruchirappalli to Chennai?
There are 32 trains that run from Tiruchirappalli 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 Tiruchirappalli to Chennai.
How can I book a train from Tiruchirappalli to Chennai?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Tiruchirappalli 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 Tiruchirappalli 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 Tiruchirappalli to Chennai, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Tiruchirappalli 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 Tiruchirappalli?
There are 4 stations in Tiruchirappalli.
How many railway stations are there in Chennai?
There are 16 stations in Chennai.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Tiruchirappalli to Chennai?
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