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13351
Dhanbad Alappuzha (Bokaro) Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
06 hr 00 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 830
3A
₹ 585
SL
₹ 215
18189
Tatanagar Alappuzha Slip Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
06 hr 00 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 830
3A
₹ 585
SL
₹ 215
22688
Chandigarh Madurai SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 50 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
12688
Dehradun Madurai SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 50 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
12508
Silchar Thiruvananthapuram Central SF Express ( via Chennai Central )
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 55 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
12675
Kovai SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 42 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
CC
₹ 520
2S
₹ 145
12243
Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 03 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
CC
₹ 930
12970
Jaipur Coimbatore SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 40 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
22637
West Coast SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
05 hr 02 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
12679
Chennai Central Coimbatore SF InterCity Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 47 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
CC
₹ 520
2S
₹ 145
12697
Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central Weekly SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 28 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
12695
Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 35 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
22207
Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central SUPER AC Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 12 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
12685
Chennai Central Mangaluru Central SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 32 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
06007
Chennai Central Nagercoil Special Fare Special
MAS ()
Chennai Central
05 hr 05 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
1A
N/A
3A
N/A
SL
N/A
12689
Chennai Central Nagercoil (Weekly) SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
05 hr 05 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
12623
Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central Mail
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 22 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
12601
Chennai Central Mangaluru Central Mail
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 27 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
06005
Chennai Central Ernakulam (South) SpecialFare Special
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 35 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
N/A
3A
N/A
SL
N/A
06049
Chennai Central Kollam Sabarimala SpecialFare Special
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 35 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
N/A
3A
N/A
SL
N/A
82635
Chennai Central Kollam Sabarimala Suvidha Special
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 35 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
N/A
3A
N/A
SL
N/A
06047
Chennai Central Kollam Sabarimala SpecialFare Special
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 35 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
N/A
3A
N/A
SL
N/A
12671
Nilgiri (Blue Mountain) SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 52 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
22639
Chennai Central Alappuzha ( Alleppey ) SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 22 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
22651
Chennai Central Palakkad Junction SF Express (Via Palani)
MAS ()
Chennai Central
05 hr 00 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
2S
₹ 145
12673
Cheran SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 30 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
12681
Chennai Central Coimbatore Weekly SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 38 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
20601
Chennai Central Madurai Weekly AC SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 25 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 830
3A
₹ 585
22205
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 47 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
22153
Chennai Egmore Salem SF Express
MS ()
Chennai Egmore
06 hr 20 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 915
3A
₹ 655
SL
₹ 255
12511
Gorakhpur Thiruvananthapuram Central Rapti Sagar SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 53 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
12521
Barauni Ernakulam Rapti Sagar SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 53 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
22645
Ahilya Nagari Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 50 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
22647
Korba Thiruvananthapuram Central SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
04 hr 53 min
SA ()
Salem Jn
2A
₹ 880
3A
₹ 630
SL
₹ 245
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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 42 mints to cover the distance of 334 kms. Chennai Central Coimbatore SF InterCity 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 47 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 GNWL10/WL6 in Chair Car (CC) with 86% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is AVAILABLE 734 in Second Seater (2S) for tomorrow. In Chennai Central Coimbatore SF InterCity Express (12679), seat availability status is GNWL5/WL5 in Chair Car (CC) with 90% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is AVAILABLE 486 in Second Seater (2S) for tomorrow. In Yercaud SF Express (22649), seat availability status is GNWL1/WL1 in First AC (1A) with 86% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is RAC 6/RAC 3 in Second AC (2A), seat availability status is GNWL6/RAC13 in Third AC (3A) and seat availability status is RAC 135/RAC 103 in Sleeper (SL) for tomorrow.
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Chennai to Salem train Fare

Fare for trains from Chennai to Salem is Rs 145 in Second Seater (2S), Rs 520 in Chair Car (CC), Rs 1370 in Executive Class (EC), Rs 1390 in First AC (1A), Rs 830 in Second AC (2A), Rs 215 in Sleeper (SL), Rs 115 in None (GN) and Rs 585 in Third AC (3A) in general quota. Tatkal ticket fare and premium tatkal fare in this route starts from Rs 195 in Second Seater (2S), Rs 835 in Chair Car (CC), Rs 1790 in Executive Class (EC), Rs 1520 in Second AC (2A), Rs 385 in Sleeper (SL) and Rs 1080 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 - Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central SUPER AC Express (22207).

Chennai to Salem 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.1670 in First AC, Rs.1040 in Third AC and Rs.1445 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also.

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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 - Chennai Central Madurai AC Duronto Express (22205).

Chennai to Salem 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.1670 in First AC, Rs.1040 in Third AC and Rs.1445 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 - Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express (12243).

Chennai to Salem 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.930 in Chair Car and Rs.1370 in Executive Class for this train which includes meal charges also. In Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express (12243), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 20 in Executive Class (EC) and seat availability status is AVAILABLE 325 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 train Suvidha

Suvidha as the name suggests is a series of express trains that was introduced a couple of years back in lieu to beat the peak season rush on other trains. These trains have sleeper, second seating and ac coaches. The advance reservation period for these trains are a maximum of 30 days only as against other trains that have 120 days of ARP. For suvidha trains passengers are issued either confirmed berth or RAC and there is no waitlist concept in Suvidha trains. So for passengers who are looking for a sure shot seat can opt for Suvidha train if this train is available for your route. But hang on, before you proceed further to book a ticket in this trains, let us tell you that it will burn a hole in your pocket because Suvidha trains too have dynamic fare (flexi fare) system just like rajdhani and Shatabdi trains. So you might end up paying more for a SL class than Second AC of any other train on same route. Also, senior citizens and children are not given any privilege of concession in these trains. And once you drop the plan to travel, do it carefully as there is no cancellation permitted for these trains of course with some exceptions. 1 suvidha train runs from Chennai to Salem - Chennai Central Kollam Sabarimala Suvidha Special (82635).

Chennai to Salem Chennai Central Kollam Sabarimala Suvidha Special (82635) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at .

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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.1470 in First AC, Rs.130 in None, Rs.630 in Third AC, Rs.880 in Second AC and Rs.245 in Sleeper for this train. In Yercaud SF Express (22649), seat availability status is GNWL1/WL1 in First AC (1A) with 86% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is RAC 6/RAC 3 in Second AC (2A), seat availability status is GNWL6/RAC13 in Third AC (3A) and seat availability status is RAC 135/RAC 103 in Sleeper (SL) 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.520 in Chair Car, Rs.130 in None and Rs.145 in Second Seater for this train. In Kovai SF Express (12675), seat availability status is GNWL10/WL6 in Chair Car (CC) with 86% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is AVAILABLE 734 in Second Seater (2S) for tomorrow.
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Chennai to Salem Chennai Central Coimbatore SF InterCity Express 12679

Chennai to Salem Chennai Central Coimbatore SF InterCity Express (12679) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at . Chennai to Salem train fare is Rs.520 in Chair Car and Rs.145 in Second Seater for this train. In Chennai Central Coimbatore SF InterCity Express (12679), seat availability status is GNWL5/WL5 in Chair Car (CC) with 90% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is AVAILABLE 486 in Second Seater (2S) for tomorrow.
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Chennai to Salem train: Fastest, Slowest, Timely & Most Delayed

The fastest train from Chennai to Salem is Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express (12243) which travels a distance of 334 kms in just 4 hrs 3 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 Ahilya Nagari Express (22645) which reaches Salem Jn with an average delay of just 0 minute. The most delayed train from Chennai to Salem is Silchar Thiruvananthapuram Central SF Express ( via Chennai Central ) (12508) which reaches Salem Jn with an average delay of over 11 hrs 9 mints.
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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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