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Check cheapest flight tickets from Chennai to Salem on Thu, Jan 23
13351
Dhanbad Alappuzha (Bokaro) Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
06 hr 10 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 845
3A
₹ 600
SL
₹ 225
18189
Tatanagar Alappuzha Slip Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
06 hr 12 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 845
3A
₹ 600
SL
₹ 225
22688
Chandigarh Madurai SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 50 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
12688
Dehradun Madurai SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 50 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
12508
Aronai Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 55 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
12675
Kovai SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 57 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
CC
₹ 535
2S
₹ 150
12243
MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 18 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
CC
₹ 940
12970
Jaipur Coimbatore SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 35 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
22637
West Coast SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 57 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
12679
MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore InterCity SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 47 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
CC
₹ 535
2S
₹ 150
12697
MGR Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central Weekly SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 27 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
12695
M.G.R Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 42 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
06063
MGR Chennai Central Kollam Sabarimala Special
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 30 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
N/A
3A
N/A
SL
N/A
22207
MGR Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central SUPER AC Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 17 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
12685
MGR Chennai Central Mangaluru Central SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 42 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
12689
MGR Chennai Central Nagercoil Jn (Weekly) SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 50 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
12623
MGR Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central Mail
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 27 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
12601
MGR Chennai Central Mangaluru Central Mail
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 37 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
06061
MGR Chennai Central Kollam Sabarimalai Specialfare Special
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 37 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
N/A
3A
N/A
SL
N/A
12671
Nilgiri (Blue Mountain) SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 32 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
22639
M.G.R Chennai Central Alappuzha Alleppey SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 33 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
22651
MGR Chennai Central Palakkad Junction SF Express (Via Palani)
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 55 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
2S
₹ 150
12673
Cheran SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 37 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
12681
MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Weekly SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 47 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
20601
MGR Chennai Central Madurai Weekly AC SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 25 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 845
3A
₹ 600
22205
MGR Chennai Central Madurai AC Duronto Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 25 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
22649
Yercaud SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
05 hr 57 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
22153
Chennai Egmore Salem SF Express
MS ()
Chennai Egmore
06 hr 20 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 930
3A
₹ 670
SL
₹ 265
12511
Gorakhpur Thiruvananthapuram Central Rapti Sagar SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 55 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
12521
Barauni Ernakulam Rapti Sagar SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 53 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
22645
Ahilya Nagari SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 57 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
22647
Korba Thiruvananthapuram Central SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 53 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 895
3A
₹ 645
SL
₹ 255
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Chennai to Salem train time table

Kovai SF Express (12675) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at taking a total of 4 hrs 57 mints to cover the distance of 334 kms. MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore InterCity SF Express (12679) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at taking a total of 4 hrs 47 mints to cover the distance of 334 kms. Yercaud SF Express (22649) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at taking a total of 5 hrs 57 mints to cover the distance of 334 kms.
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Chennai to Salem train Seat Availability

In Kovai SF Express (12675), seat availability status is PQWL8/WL3 in Chair Car (CC) with 63% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is AVAILABLE 106 in Second Seater (2S) for tomorrow. In MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore InterCity SF Express (12679), seat availability status is PQWL14/WL4 in Chair Car (CC) with 72% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is PQWL17/WL10 in Second Seater (2S) with 91% chance of confirmation for tomorrow. In Yercaud SF Express (22649), seat availability status is GNWL5/WL5 in First AC (1A) with 82% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL37/WL17 in Second AC (2A) with 76% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL37/WL25 in Third AC (3A) with 74% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL201/WL105 in Sleeper (SL) with 52% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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Chennai to Salem train Fare

Fare for trains from Chennai to Salem is Rs 150 in Second Seater (2S), Rs 535 in Chair Car (CC), Rs 1380 in Executive Class (EC), Rs 1405 in First AC (1A), Rs 845 in Second AC (2A), Rs 225 in Sleeper (SL), Rs 120 in None (GN) and Rs 600 in Third AC (3A) in general quota. Tatkal ticket fare and premium tatkal fare in this route starts from Rs 205 in Second Seater (2S), Rs 865 in Chair Car (CC), Rs 1800 in Executive Class (EC), Rs 1540 in Second AC (2A), Rs 395 in Sleeper (SL) and Rs 1105 in Third AC (3A).
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Chennai to Salem train Rajdhani

Rajdhani express are premium category trains by the Indian Railways that redefines luxury travelling in India. It is a fully air-conditioned train which connects country capital (Delhi) with state capitals. That is why they are called 'Rajdhani' which translates to 'Capital' in English. These train runs at very high speed and therefore it usually takes least time to reach destination compared to other trains on the same route. Mumbai rajdhani is the fastest rajdhani train which attains a maximum speed of 140 kmph on some stretch. Rajdhani Express offers catering facilities inside the train the fare of which is included in ticket fare. Rajdhani trains have 3 classes - First AC (1A), AC II-tier (2A) and AC III-tier (3A) only and they are coupled with LHB coaches that have higher safety features. The ticket fare for Rajdhani is maximum amongst all trains on the same route and has dynamic fare (Flexi Fare) system. Waitlisted passengers are strictly not allowed inside this train. Rajdhani train coaches are usually painted in red with a grey colored strip outside. 1 rajdhani train runs from Chennai to Salem - MGR Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central SUPER AC Express (22207).

Chennai to Salem MGR Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central SUPER AC Express (22207) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at . Chennai to Salem rajdhani fare is Rs.1870 in First AC, Rs.1225 in Third AC and Rs.1630 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. In MGR Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central SUPER AC Express (22207), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 7 in First AC (1A), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 29 in Second AC (2A) and seat availability status is AVAILABLE 34 in Third AC (3A) for tomorrow.

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Chennai to Salem train Duronto

Duronto express is a newer premium class of train which runs as fast as Rajdhanis. Duronto word comes from restless in Bengali as these trains had no intermediate commercial stops when they started. But since Indian Railways incurred losses for these trains, some technical stops were converted to commercial stops. On some routes (such as Delhi-Kolkata) they take lesser time than corresponding Rajdhani express. Unlike rajdhani some durontos also have non-air conditioned sleeper class. Thus, Duronto trains have classes First AC (1A), AC II-tier, AC III-tier and Sleeper. Bed-rolls in sleeper class of Mixed Duronto Express trains will be supplied to passengers on demand, on payment of stipulated charges. Duronto trains are distinguished by vibrant and colorful vinyl coating on the outer surface of the coaches. 1 duronto train runs from Chennai to Salem - MGR Chennai Central Madurai AC Duronto Express (22205).

Chennai to Salem MGR Chennai Central Madurai AC Duronto Express (22205) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at . Chennai to Salem duronto fare is Rs.1685 in First AC, Rs.1060 in Third AC and Rs.1465 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. Chennai Madurai Duronto connects the capital city of Tamil Nadu to its another city Madurai. This Duronto 22205/06 is probably the least preferred Duronto train since there are multiple faster options available to travel between these two cities. But is the most convenient overnight journey train. This is the only Duronto to still have ICF coaches (Integral Coach Factory) as opposed to modern LHB coaches (Link Hofmann Coach) in other premium trains including Durontos.

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Chennai to Salem train Shatabdi

Shatabdi express is a premium category full air-conditioned train that connects important cities of India. These are the fastest trains in India which can run at over 150 kmph. These trains runs for short distances only and are not for overnight journeys. Shatabdi trains have only seating arrangements. They are equipped with safer LHB coaches. The first Shatabdi Express train was introduced in 1988 to commemorate the birth centenary of Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. These train offers catering facilities and the food fare is included in ticket cost. Shatabdi trains have classes Chair Car (CC) and Executive Class(EC). These are best alternative to bus journeys. 1 shatabdi train runs from Chennai to Salem - MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express (12243).

Chennai to Salem MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express (12243) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at . Chennai to Salem shatabdi fare is Rs.940 in Chair Car and Rs.1380 in Executive Class for this train which includes meal charges also. In MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express (12243), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 15 in Executive Class (EC) and seat availability status is AVAILABLE 275 in Chair Car (CC) for tomorrow. Chennai Coimbatore Shatabdi was initially introduced as Duronto category train, but due to the losses incurred by Indian Railways, it was decided to convert this Chennai Coimbatore Express train as Shatabdi Express. It commenced its journey as Shatabdi Express from November 22, 2013 keeping days of operation and composition of train same as before.

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Chennai to Salem Yercaud SF Express 22649

Chennai to Salem Yercaud SF Express (22649) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at . Chennai to Salem train fare is Rs.1485 in First AC, Rs.135 in None, Rs.645 in Third AC, Rs.895 in Second AC and Rs.255 in Sleeper for this train. In Yercaud SF Express (22649), seat availability status is GNWL5/WL5 in First AC (1A) with 82% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL37/WL17 in Second AC (2A) with 76% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL37/WL25 in Third AC (3A) with 74% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL201/WL105 in Sleeper (SL) with 52% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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Chennai to Salem Kovai SF Express 12675

Chennai to Salem Kovai SF Express (12675) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at . Chennai to Salem train fare is Rs.535 in Chair Car, Rs.135 in None and Rs.150 in Second Seater for this train. In Kovai SF Express (12675), seat availability status is PQWL8/WL3 in Chair Car (CC) with 63% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is AVAILABLE 106 in Second Seater (2S) for tomorrow.
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Chennai to Salem MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore InterCity SF Express 12679

Chennai to Salem MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore InterCity SF Express (12679) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at . Chennai to Salem train fare is Rs.535 in Chair Car and Rs.150 in Second Seater for this train. In MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore InterCity SF Express (12679), seat availability status is PQWL14/WL4 in Chair Car (CC) with 72% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is PQWL17/WL10 in Second Seater (2S) with 91% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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Chennai to Salem train: Fastest, Slowest, Timely & Most Delayed

The fastest train from Chennai to Salem is MGR Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central SUPER AC Express (22207) which travels a distance of 334 kms in just 4 hrs 17 mints. The slowest train from Chennai to Salem is Chennai Egmore Salem SF Express (22153) which travels a distance of 352 kms in 6 hrs 20 mints. The most punctual train from Chennai to Salem is MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Weekly SF Express (12681) which reaches Salem Jn with an average delay of just 0 minute. The most delayed train from Chennai to Salem is Gorakhpur Thiruvananthapuram Central Rapti Sagar SF Express (12511) which reaches Salem Jn with an average delay of over 4 hrs.
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About Chennai

The city of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, formely known as Madras, India and the headquarters of the Southern Railway Zone, is a major rail transport hub in the country. Chennai Central Railway Station designed in British colonial style by architect Henry Irwin and also known as the Gateway to the South. It is one of the most important railway hubs in South India and stands as one of the busiest in the nation. The next station to Chennai Central, Basin Bridge Junction, is the railway junction where three different lines meet. Chennai has an international airport Chennai International Airport. It is the fourth busiest airport in India and 47th busiest airport in Asia. Chennai is the land of beautiful temples, and reels in tourists from different corners of the world. There is of course Mahabalipuram (nicknamed Mahabs), which displays Dravidian architecture on monuments, right by the beach side. Kapaleeshwar Temple is a wondrous temple to take a peek into. This Shiva temple was also constructed in the 7th century. Chennai is known for its delicacies: dosas and idlis. A place to get some great tasting South Indian food is the 'Adyar Anand Bhavan,' known for serving pure, delicious vegetarian goodness. To capture the diverse cultures of South India, Chennai has an authentic heritage home called 'Dakshichitra.' There are many cool exhibitions showcasing dance, art, craft activities, and much more. Some of the places to visit in Chennai Vandalur Zoo, Known to be one of Asia's largest open-air zoos, the Besant Nagar Beach, or Elliots Beach, but referred to as 'Bessie' and a mysterious and potentially eerie spot known as the 'Broken Bridge' lies just a bit beyond the beach. Pondy Bazaar and T Nagar are popular bazaar for shopping. Chennai has 3 railway stations - Chennai Central (MAS), Chennai Egmore (MS) and Tambaram (TBM).
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