Chennai to Bangalore Distance

Chennai To Bangalore

(Bangalore To Chennai)

Best way to travel from Chennai to Bangalore

Total distance 327 km
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Travelling from Chennai to Bangalore -

By BusChennai to Bangalore bus is pretty simple. Bangalore can be reached from Chennai easily by bus in about 6 hours. The distance can be easily covered within a few hours depending on the bus, both government and private buses ply. For one to travel to Bangalore from Chennai, options are plenty.

By Train – Travellers can opt for Chennai to Bangalore train travel as there are plenty of trains that operate between the two stations. There are approximately 90 trains that run weekly from Chennai to Bangalore so choose the timings best suited and travel. - If you want to know how to reach Bangalore from Chennai, this is the best option.

By FlightChennai to Bangalore flight travel is possible if you wish to travel quickly to Bangalore. The flights take a maximum of 1 hour 30 minutes.

By Road – The total Chennai to Bangalore distance is about 348 kilometres. Chennai to Bangalore by road takes about 5 hours 50 minutes. Travelling from Chennai to Bangalore by car is best done with friends over a weekend. The distance between the two metros is pretty close and there are many ways through which one can complete the journey.

 

Bangalore – The Garden City

Bangalore is abuzz with cosmopolitan culture and is a melting pot of nationalities and customs. This modern city has plenty to offer people from every category.

Things to Do

There are plenty of sightseeing Bangalore as it is diverse and has a very cultural and at the same time modern feel about it. For those interested in seeing the historical landmarks or architecture be sure to visit Bangalore fort, TipuHYPERLINK "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tipu_Sultan%27s_Summer_Palace" Sultan's Summer Palace, Bangalore Palace, VidhanaHYPERLINK "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vidhana_Soudha" HYPERLINK "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vidhana_Soudha"Soudha, Attara Kacheri Chowdiah Memorial Hall. Bangalore is home to a large number of temples museums and art galleries. Some of which are ISKCON Temple, Bull temple, Channakeshava Temple, HAL Aerospace Museum, Kempe Gowda Museum and The National Gallery of Modern Art. For those of you interested in nature and wildlife do take some time to see the Dodda Alada Mara (big banyan tree) Bannerghatta National Park, Bangalore aquarium and Butterfly Park and Pyramid valley.

Accommodation

There are many places to go if one wants hotels in Bangalore. Since Bangalore is the IT capital there are a large number and types of accommodation available, from the elite hotels like The Taj or The Oberoi to more affordable accommodations like service apartments and guest homes.


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Alex Robin

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  • Lives in Chennai
  • 4 Reviews
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Alex Robin
5.5/7
Posted 3 weeks ago Sep 6, 2016
Mode of Transport:Flight
The flight was good. It took off on time. The attendees were helpful. We had a pleasant flight for this trip. We reached Bangalore in around 40 minutes. The food and beverages were good. But a little expensive indeed. Thanks to Indigo for making the best travel experience.
Airline name: IndiGo Airlines
Boarding airport:Chennai
Rating:
5/7
Last airport:Bangalore
Rating:
5/7
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Unnamalai  Palaniappa

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Unnamalai Palaniappa
6/7
Posted 3 months ago Jun 28, 2016
Mode of Transport:Train
Train experience was awesome on the whole. And there were no delays during the arrival and the climate was awesome after and many people live at Bangalore who can easily understand Tamil and English. So it was more easier to locate my hotel. Train journey was peaceful saw a movie also in the train. And it just takes 5 hours to reach from Chennai and we won't be much bored during the journey.
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Train name (Train no): Af Jp Shatbdi (12036)
Tickets booked:
  • Tatkal
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • Non-veg food
  • On-time
  • Clean toilets
Boarding Station: Chennai Central
 5.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Bangalore City Junction
 5.50/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
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I have come here for to finish my audit work and stayed in this hotel for 15 days and it was just awesome to be here. We have all the facilities in this hotel and we can find helpful staff too. Food is delicious and they have both South Indian and North Indian delicacies. No need to book an AC...more »
Trip Includes:  | Bangalore | Commercial Street
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Prabhu

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  • Prabhu
  • Lives in Chennai
  • 3 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
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Prabhu
7/7
Posted Apr 12, 2016 Apr 12, 2016
Mode of Transport:Flight
Travelling through jet airways is always a pleasure. Passengers have the benefit of having tasty hot food. The staff at the flight are very courteous. The airports at both cities are very good. Jet airways operate flights at convenient times and have an excellent connectivity to across the world.
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Airline name: Jet Airways
Boarding airport:Chennai
Rating:
7/7
Last airport:Bangalore
Rating:
7/7
Trip Includes:  Amshi International Inn | Bangalore
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Harish  Manek

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Harish Manek
0/7
Posted Feb 27, 2016 Feb 27, 2016
Mode of Transport:Bus
I was travelling to Bangalore this time around in a bus for a change, it is a different story that I have used most of the other options for reaching this destination.

But this option was good because I was travelling in the night and I did not pick a ac because it reaches early in the morning to Bangalore always has a lovely early morning weather and I took the KSRTC bus with two sleeper sets with total privacy curtains and the journey was so smooth that I never found that we have reached a breakpoint so fast and after refreshment the rest of the journey was also very comfortable. In short I liked the journey and would certainly recommend to business or official persons to take this journey which I am sure will recharge them in no time when they reach the destination.
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Bus operator: KSRTC
Bus Type:
  • Sleeper
This bus has:
  • Comfortable seats
  • Charging Point
  • Reading Light
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Partha Sarathy

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Partha Sarathy
6.1/7
Posted Jan 27, 2016 Jan 27, 2016
Mode of Transport:Bus
Total expense incurred is Rs 1000 but the facilities provided are reasonable compared to the cost incurred so its affordable to all and the journey time has been passed out by watching movie and the hotel at stopping place is also good. It is very convenient to go in the bus.
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Bus operator: SRM Travels
Bus Type:
  • A/C
This bus has:
  • TV/Entertainment
  • Comfortable seats
  • Blanket
  • Pillow
  • Water Bottle
  • Charging Point
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Chennai to Bangalore By Train (287 Km)

Chennai ––› Bangalore
By Train 287 Km
Chennai to Bangalore by Train (287 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Che... Ban... M T W T F S S
12007 Shatabdi Exp Chennai Central 06:00 10:50 Y Y N Y Y Y Y
12027 Shatabdi Exp Chennai Central 17:30 22:09 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
15228 Mfp Ypr Express Chennai Central 04:15 09:58 Y N N N N N N
15902 Dbrg Sbc Express Perambur 04:30 11:05 N N N N Y N N
16222 Mysore Express Chennai Central 21:30 03:23 N N N N N N N
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Chennai to Bangalore By Car/Taxi (287 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 11 3157
Toyota Qualis 11 3157
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 3444
Mahindra Scopio A/C 12 3444
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 13 3731
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  • Taxi
    • Total distance:287 km
    • Duration: 5 Hrs by car
    • Price:from Rs. 9 per km
  • Bus
    • Total distance:287 km
  • Flights
    • Total distance:287 km
    • Nearest Airport:Bangalore
  • Trains
    • Best trains to take:Ghy Ypr Special (0202), Ghy Ypr Special (0202)
    • Last station:Bangalore
    • Total distance:287 km
  • Hotels
    • Hotels: 1056 Hotel |
    • Hotel reviews: 43402
    • Awards: 194 of 2006 hotels won Best of 2012 award

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