Mumbai to Chennai | Air vs Road vs Railway | Price | Schedule | Time

Mumbai to Chennai-A Travel Guide:

Referred to as “ the Gateway of India” Chennai is capital city of the Indian state, of Tamil Nadu and runs along the east coast of the country.  Chennai is  one of the four major metropolitan cities of India. The city is embowed with  rich cultural heritage, temple architecture and historic significance. It is the doorway to South India, and is a miraculous gift  that the land of Tamil Nadu embraces. . The festivals of Chennai colour  the  city with fun and fervour of the celebrations. A number of monuments silently express the glorious history of the city they witnessed, the traditional art forms they preserved and continued to keep it alive. Coming to hospitality and traditional food, Chennai beats many of the cities in India. It serves number of traditional foodstuffs including sambhar, dosa, idli, rasam, coconut chutney, dry curry and kootu etc with steamed rice on banana leaf, which is the traditional way of dining in Chennai. The city is popular for its extreme treasure of tourist attractions. Some if the popular places of tourist interest  in Chennai can be summarized as follows:

  • The Big Mosgue.
  • Kandaswamy Temple
  • Kapaleeswara Temple
  • Covelong Beach
  • Arignar Anna Zological Park
  • Ayyapan Temple.
  • St. Georges Fort.
  • Mariena Beach.
  • Golden Beach etc.

A number of viable options are readily available for one willing  to travel from “ the city of Dreams” Mumbai, to  the southern metropolitan of Chennai. A comparative analysis of the accessible options, along with their other requisite  details are categorized as  follows:

Mumbai to Chennai By Road:

Chennai being the capital of Tamil Nadu, is strongly accessible  through a strong network of roadways. Chennai can be reached by taking the NH-4 from Thane , Mumbai. The road distance or driving distance from Mumbai to Chennai is 1333 kms, and takes  a total travel time of approximately 18 hours 25 mins, and costs approximately Rs. 6664- of fuel.

 The National Highway No. 4 Route is as follows:


A number of Bus services  are also available in between the two cities, details f which are as follows:

Travel Mode: Travel Agent/company: Travel type: Travel Duration: Price (in Rs):


  §   Bus   §   Sea Bird Tourist



  §   National Travels 1




  §   National Travels 2




  §   National Travels 3




  §   National Travels 4




  §   Gee Pee Travels

  §   Volvo A/C Multi Axle SemiSleeper (2+2)

  §   Volvo A/C Multi Axle Semi Sleeper (2+2)

  §   Volvo A/C Multi Axle Semi Sleeper (2+2)

  §   Volvo A/C Multi Axle Semi Sleeper olvo A/C

  §   Multi Axle Semi Sleeper (2+2)


  §   Volvo A/C -Multi Axle Semi sleeper (2+2)

  §   2300





  §   5000





  §   5000





  §   5000





  §   5000





  §   3000

  §   26hrs 30 mins




  §   27 hrs





  §   26hrs 15 mins




  §   26 hrs





  §   26hrs





  §   27 hrs 15 mins



Mumbai to Chennai By Rail:

Train Name: Days f Running: Class: Price per Head (Rs): Duration:


  §   Mumbai LLT Karaikal Weekly Express

  §   Mumbai CST Chennai Express

  §   Dadar Chennai Egmore SF Express

  §   Mumbai CST Chennai Mail


  §   S




  §   S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa





  §   S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa




  §   S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa




  §   Sl/3A/2A




  §   Sl/3A/2A





  §   Sl/3A/2A/1A




  §   Sl/3A/2A



  §   465 to 1811



  §   470 to 1840



  §   500 to 320




  §   470 to 1840


Mumbai to Chennai By Air:

Airlines: Flight Name: Days of Running: Price per Head: Duration of Travel:


  §   Air India




§   Go Air



§   Spice Jet


§   Indigo


  §   A1570




§   G8305



§   SG291


§   6E427


  §   M/T/W/Th/F




§   S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa



§   S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa


§   S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa





  §   10,045




§   9452



§   10,780


§   10,780


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