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Check cheapest flight tickets from Chennai to Salem on Fri, Jan 29
02647
Korba Thiruvananthapuram Central SF Festival Special
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 57 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
02623
MGR Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central COVID 19 Special Mail
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 27 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
02685
MGR Chennai Central Mangaluru Central SF Covid 19 Special
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 42 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
02511
Gorakhpur Kochuveli Rapti Sagar SF Festival Special
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 42 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
02521
Barauni Ernakulam Rapti Sagar SF Festival Special
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 42 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
02645
Ahilya Nagari SF Festival Special
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 42 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
06027
MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore COVID 19 Shatabdi Special
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 18 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
EC
N/A
CC
N/A
02639
M.G.R. Chennai Central Alappuzha Covid 19 Special
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 38 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
02671
Nilgiri (Blue Mountain) COVID 19 Special
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 42 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
06019
MGR Chennai Central Madurai COVID 19 AC SF Special
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 30 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
1A
N/A
2A
N/A
3A
N/A
02695
M.G.R Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central SF Covid 19 Special
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 47 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
02673
Cheran COVID 19 Special
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 47 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
02679
M.G.R Chennai Central Coimbatore SF COVID 19 Intercity Special
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 47 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
02601
MGR Chennai Central Mangaluru Central COVID 19 Special Mail
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 47 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
02970
Jaipur Coimbatore SF Special
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 37 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
03351
Dhanbad Alappuzha Special
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
05 hr 42 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
02651
MGR Chennai Central Palakkad Junction SF Covid 19 Special (Via Palani)
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 55 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
02675
Kovai COVID 19 Special
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 57 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
02649
Yercaud SF Special
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
05 hr 32 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
12243
MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 18 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
22207
MGR Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central SUPER AC Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 17 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
12511
Gorakhpur Thiruvananthapuram Central Rapti Sagar SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 55 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
12521
Barauni Ernakulam Rapti Sagar Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 53 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
22645
Ahilya Nagari SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 57 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
22647
Korba Thiruvananthapuram Central SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 53 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
22205
MGR Chennai Central Madurai AC Duronto Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 25 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
12697
MGR Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central Weekly SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 27 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
12623
MGR Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central Mail
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 27 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
12685
MGR Chennai Central Mangaluru Central SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 42 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
12671
Nilgiri (Blue Mountain) SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 32 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
22639
MGR Chennai Central Alappuzha (Alleppey) SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 33 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
12673
Cheran SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 37 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
20601
MGR Chennai Central Madurai Weekly AC SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 25 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
12601
MGR Chennai Central Mangaluru Central Mail
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 37 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
12695
M.G.R Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 42 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
12681
MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Weekly SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 47 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
12679
MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore InterCity SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 47 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
12689
MGR Chennai Central Nagercoil Jn (Weekly) SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 50 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
12688
Dehradun Madurai SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 50 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
22688
Chandigarh Madurai SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 50 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
12970
Jaipur Coimbatore SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 35 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
22153
Chennai Egmore Salem SF Express
MS ( )
Chennai Egmore
06 hr 20 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
22651
MGR Chennai Central Palakkad Junction SF Express (Via Palani)
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 55 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
12675
Kovai SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 57 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
22637
West Coast SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
04 hr 57 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
22649
Yercaud SF Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
05 hr 57 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
13351
Dhanbad Alappuzha (Bokaro) Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
06 hr 10 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
18189
Tatanagar Alappuzha Slip Express
MAS ( )
Chennai Central
06 hr 12 min
SA ( )
Salem Jn
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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. This train has 7 stoppages. 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. This train has 7 stoppages. 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. This train has 15 stoppages.
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Chennai to Salem train Seat Availability

Train seat availability for all 48 trains that run from Chennai to Salem can be found in above table.
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Chennai to Salem train Fare

Fare for trains from Chennai to Salem is Rs 135 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 190 in Second Seater (2S), Rs 665 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 covid19 lockdown special trains

Indian Railways have started special trains to enable passengers to go from one city to another for COVID duration. These trains are rajdhani like trains and will be having only air conditioned classes. Only confirmed seats will be allotted in these trains. No waiting list or RAC tickets will be issued. No concessional fare allowed. Also Tatkal and Premium Tatkal quota booking wont be permitted in these trains. The passengers travelling on the train will be screened for coronavirus and those found asymptomatic will be allowed to travel.Railway board has also added that it will be mandatory for all the passengers to keep his or her mouth covered by a face cover. 2 covid trains run from Chennai to Salem - MGR Chennai Central Madurai COVID 19 AC SF Special (06019) and MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore COVID 19 Shatabdi Special (06027).

Chennai to Salem MGR Chennai Central Madurai COVID 19 AC SF Special (06019) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at . This train has 2 stoppages.

Chennai to Salem MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore COVID 19 Shatabdi Special (06027) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at . This train has 2 stoppages. In MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore COVID 19 Shatabdi Special (06027), seat availability status is TRAIN CANCELLED in Chair Car (CC) with 0% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.

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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 . This train has 2 stoppages. Chennai to Salem rajdhani fare is Rs.1870 in First AC, Rs.900 in Third AC and Rs.1175 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 - 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 . This train has 1 stoppages. Chennai to Salem duronto fare is Rs.1685 in First AC, Rs.735 in Third AC and Rs.1010 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 . This train has 3 stoppages. Chennai to Salem shatabdi fare is Rs.685 in Chair Car and Rs.1380 in Executive Class for this train which includes meal charges also. 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 Sampark Kranti

Sampark Kranti is a series of express trains in India that connects different states of India to the national capital - New Delhi. Sampark in Hindi means connectivity while Kranti is also a word in Hindi language meaning revolution. Thus these trains have revolutionized the state connectivity with center. These trains have a combination of all the classes - AC, Sleeper and Unreserved coaches. Sampark Kranti trains are for long distance journeys. These trains are named after states and Sampark Kranti train for a particular state has most of the stoppages in that state only. 2 sampark-kranti trains run from Chennai to Salem - Yercaud SF Special (02649) and MGR Chennai Central Palakkad Junction SF Covid 19 Special (Via Palani) (02651).

Chennai to Salem Yercaud SF Special (02649) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at . This train has 10 stoppages. Chennai to Salem sampark-kranti fare is Rs.1485 in First AC, Rs.645 in Third AC, Rs.895 in Second AC and Rs.150 in Second Seater for this train.

Chennai to Salem MGR Chennai Central Palakkad Junction SF Covid 19 Special (Via Palani) (02651) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at . This train has 6 stoppages. Chennai to Salem sampark-kranti fare is Rs.1485 in First AC, Rs.645 in Third AC, Rs.255 in Sleeper, Rs.895 in Second AC and Rs.150 in Second Seater for this train.

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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 . This train has 15 stoppages. 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.
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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 . This train has 7 stoppages. Chennai to Salem train fare is Rs.535 in Chair Car, Rs.135 in None and Rs.150 in Second Seater for this train.
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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 . This train has 7 stoppages. Chennai to Salem train fare is Rs.535 in Chair Car and Rs.150 in Second Seater for this train.
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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 Shatabdi Express (12243) which reaches Salem Jn with an average delay of just 0 minute. The most delayed train from Chennai to Salem is MGR Chennai Central Mangaluru Central SF Covid 19 Special (02685) which reaches Salem Jn with an average delay of over 10 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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