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Delhi to Chennai trains

12642
Thirukkural SF Express
NZM ()
Delhi H Nizamuddin
34 hr 55 min
MS ()
Chennai Egmore
SL
₹ 780
12652
Tamil Nadu Sampark Kranti Express
NZM ()
Delhi H Nizamuddin
34 hr 55 min
MS ()
Chennai Egmore
SL
₹ 780
16032
Andaman Express
NDLS ()
New Delhi
44 hr 05 min
MAS ()
Chennai Central
SL
₹ 750
12688
Dehradun Madurai SF Express
NZM ()
Delhi H Nizamuddin
35 hr 40 min
MAS ()
Chennai Central
SL
₹ 780
22688
Chandigarh Madurai SF Express
NZM ()
Delhi H Nizamuddin
35 hr 40 min
MAS ()
Chennai Central
SL
₹ 775
12270
Hazrat Nizamuddin Chennai Central Duronto Express
NZM ()
Delhi H Nizamuddin
28 hr 55 min
MAS ()
Chennai Central
12434
Hazrat Nizamuddin Chennai Central Rajdhani Express
NZM ()
Delhi H Nizamuddin
28 hr 50 min
MAS ()
Chennai Central
12612
Hazrat Nizamuddin Chennai Central Garib Rath Express
NZM ()
Delhi H Nizamuddin
28 hr 45 min
MAS ()
Chennai Central
12616
Grand Trunk (GT) Express
NDLS ()
New Delhi
35 hr 40 min
MAS ()
Chennai Central
SL
₹ 780
12622
Tamil Nadu Express
NDLS ()
New Delhi
32 hr 40 min
MAS ()
Chennai Central
SL
₹ 780
22404
New Delhi Puducherry SF Express
NDLS ()
New Delhi
38 hr 40 min
MS ()
Chennai Egmore
SL
₹ 780
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Delhi to Chennai train time table

Grand Trunk (GT) Express (12616) departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at and arrives Chennai Central station (MAS) at taking a total of 35 hrs 40 mints to cover the distance of 2183 kms. Tamil Nadu Express (12622) departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at and arrives Chennai Central station (MAS) at taking a total of 32 hrs 40 mints to cover the distance of 2183 kms. Hazrat Nizamuddin Chennai Central Duronto Express (12270) departs from Delhi H Nizamuddin station (NZM) at and arrives Chennai Central station (MAS) at taking a total of 28 hrs 55 mints to cover the distance of 2175 kms. Hazrat Nizamuddin Chennai Central Rajdhani Express (12434) departs from Delhi H Nizamuddin station (NZM) at and arrives Chennai Central station (MAS) at taking a total of 28 hrs 50 mints to cover the distance of 2175 kms. Hazrat Nizamuddin Chennai Central Garib Rath Express (12612) departs from Delhi H Nizamuddin station (NZM) at and arrives Chennai Central station (MAS) at taking a total of 28 hrs 45 mints to cover the distance of 2175 kms.
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Delhi to Chennai train Seat Availability

In Grand Trunk (GT) Express (12616), seat availability status is GNWL4/WL4 in First AC (1A) with 90% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL55/WL38 in Second AC (2A) with 88% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL87/WL53 in Third AC (3A) with 52% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL294/WL228 in Sleeper (SL) with 66% chance of confirmation for tomorrow. In Tamil Nadu Express (12622), seat availability status is GNWL1/WL1 in First AC (1A) with 91% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL28/WL13 in Second AC (2A) with 94% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL65/WL40 in Third AC (3A) with 34% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL165/WL117 in Sleeper (SL) with 36% chance of confirmation for tomorrow. In Hazrat Nizamuddin Chennai Central Rajdhani Express (12434), seat availability status is GNWL1/WL1 in First AC (1A) with 91% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is AVAILABLE 52 in Second AC (2A) and seat availability status is GNWL66/WL13 in Third AC (3A) with 91% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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Delhi to Chennai train Fare

Fare for trains from Delhi to Chennai is Rs 5165 in First AC (1A), Rs 435 in None (GN), Rs 1380 in Third AC (3A), Rs 3005 in Second AC (2A) and Rs 750 in Sleeper (SL) in general quota. Tatkal ticket fare and premium tatkal fare in this route starts from Rs 1770 in Third AC (3A), Rs 3530 in Second AC (2A) and Rs 950 in Sleeper (SL).
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Delhi to Chennai 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 Delhi to Chennai - Hazrat Nizamuddin Chennai Central Rajdhani Express (12434).

Delhi to Chennai Hazrat Nizamuddin Chennai Central Rajdhani Express (12434) departs from Delhi H Nizamuddin station (NZM) at and arrives Chennai Central station (MAS) at . Delhi to Chennai rajdhani fare is Rs.6450 in First AC, Rs.3965 in Third AC and Rs.5570 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. In Hazrat Nizamuddin Chennai Central Rajdhani Express (12434), seat availability status is GNWL1/WL1 in First AC (1A) with 91% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is AVAILABLE 52 in Second AC (2A) and seat availability status is GNWL66/WL13 in Third AC (3A) with 91% chance of confirmation for tomorrow. Chennai Rajdhani came into existence from the year 1993. It is a bi-weekly train connecting Tamil Nadu (Chennai) to the capital city. This train is not the fastest train on this route but stands very close to Duronto Express on the same route with the difference in total duration of just 20 mins.

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Delhi to Chennai 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 Delhi to Chennai - Hazrat Nizamuddin Chennai Central Duronto Express (12270).

Delhi to Chennai Hazrat Nizamuddin Chennai Central Duronto Express (12270) departs from Delhi H Nizamuddin station (NZM) at and arrives Chennai Central station (MAS) at . Delhi to Chennai duronto fare is Rs.6450 in First AC, Rs.3965 in Third AC, Rs.5570 in Second AC and Rs.1615 in Sleeper for this train which includes meal charges also. Chennai duronto (12269) is the fastest train from Chennai to Delhi route. But the down train 12270 which runs from Delhi to Chennai takes few minutes more than Chennai Rajdhani and Garibrath. Chennai which was formerly known as Madras is an important station of Tamil Nadu. There are some first credits to the history of Chennai city. It was the first city to have Wi-Fi facility in a widespread manner. Was also the the first British settlement city in India. Chennai has the second longest beach of the world - Marina Beach.

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Delhi to Chennai train Garib Rath

The concept of Garib Rath started with the vision to provide air conditioned berths at a comparatively low price for the people who could not afford to travel in AC coaches. Garib-rath phrase translates to poor man's chariot in English. The fare in this train is almost two-thirds of regular third ac fare. Usually Garib Rath have Third AC (3A) class only excepting some 1-2 trains which also have Chair Car (CC) class. The compartments of these train coaches have 9 berths making an extra space for side middle berth which is not there in any other train in India. In case passengers want to have bedrolls they need to pay separately for it. Some garib-raths run as fast as rajdhani, but they have lesser priority for track clearance compared to them. These trains are painted green with a yellow colored strip along the window panes. 1 garib-rath train runs from Delhi to Chennai - Hazrat Nizamuddin Chennai Central Garib Rath Express (12612).

Delhi to Chennai Hazrat Nizamuddin Chennai Central Garib Rath Express (12612) departs from Delhi H Nizamuddin station (NZM) at and arrives Chennai Central station (MAS) at . Delhi to Chennai garib-rath fare is Rs.1380 in Third AC for this train.

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Delhi to Chennai 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. 1 sampark-kranti train runs from Delhi to Chennai - Tamil Nadu Sampark Kranti Express (12652).

Delhi to Chennai Tamil Nadu Sampark Kranti Express (12652) departs from Delhi H Nizamuddin station (NZM) at and arrives Chennai Egmore station (MS) at . Delhi to Chennai sampark-kranti fare is Rs.5190 in First AC, Rs.2050 in Third AC, Rs.3005 in Second AC and Rs.780 in Sleeper for this train.

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Delhi to Chennai Tamil Nadu Express 12622

Delhi to Chennai Tamil Nadu Express (12622) departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at and arrives Chennai Central station (MAS) at . Delhi to Chennai train fare is Rs.5190 in First AC, Rs.445 in None, Rs.2050 in Third AC, Rs.3005 in Second AC and Rs.780 in Sleeper for this train. In Tamil Nadu Express (12622), seat availability status is GNWL1/WL1 in First AC (1A) with 91% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL28/WL13 in Second AC (2A) with 94% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL65/WL40 in Third AC (3A) with 34% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL165/WL117 in Sleeper (SL) with 36% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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Delhi to Chennai Grand Trunk (GT) Express 12616

Delhi to Chennai Grand Trunk (GT) Express (12616) departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at and arrives Chennai Central station (MAS) at . Delhi to Chennai train fare is Rs.5190 in First AC, Rs.445 in None, Rs.2050 in Third AC, Rs.3005 in Second AC and Rs.780 in Sleeper for this train. In Grand Trunk (GT) Express (12616), seat availability status is GNWL4/WL4 in First AC (1A) with 90% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL55/WL38 in Second AC (2A) with 88% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL87/WL53 in Third AC (3A) with 52% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL294/WL228 in Sleeper (SL) with 66% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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Delhi to Chennai train: Fastest, Slowest, Timely & Most Delayed

The fastest train from Delhi to Chennai is Hazrat Nizamuddin Chennai Central Garib Rath Express (12612) which travels a distance of 2175 kms in just 28 hrs 45 mints. The slowest train from Delhi to Chennai is Andaman Express (16032) which travels a distance of 2206 kms in 44 hrs 5 mints. The most punctual train from Delhi to Chennai is Grand Trunk (GT) Express (12616) which reaches Chennai Central with an average delay of just 0 minute. The most delayed train from Delhi to Chennai is Thirukkural SF Express (12642) which reaches Chennai Egmore with an average delay of over 33 mints.
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About Delhi

Delhi is the capital city of India. It is second most populous city of India with a population of more than 1.25 crore. It is well connected to almost all of India. Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi is the busiest airport of India. Following its overhaul and with introduction of terminal 3, its passenger handling capacity increased many folds, and was voted as Best airport in the world in 2015. Intra-city connectivity in Delhi is at par with other developed cities in the world owing to world class Delhi-metro. Being the capital city of India, Delhi is home to embassies of almost all the popular countries. Famous tourist attractions in Delhi are Akshardham temple, Lotus temple, Jama Masjid, Humayun's Tomb, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Qutab Minar, Red Fort, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan and Parliament House. Connaught Place, Khan Market and the Hauz Khas Village are heaven for the foodies as these places have lots of restaurants offering varied lip-smacking cuisines. Delhi has 14 railway stations - New Delhi (NDLS), Delhi H Nizamuddin (NZM), Anand Vihar Trm (ANVT), Old Delhi (DLI), Delhi Sarai Rohilla (DEE), Delhi Cantt (DEC), Adarsh Nagar Delhi (ANDI), Subzi Mandi (SZM), Delhi Shahdara (DSA), Delhi Kishanganj (DKZ), Delhi Azadpur (DAZ), Delhi Sadar Bazar (DSB), Delhi Safdarjung (DSJ) and Delhi Mg (DE).
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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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