Chennai to Salem Trains

Both these cities are located at a distance of 334kms. Traveling from one place to the other is easy because of the efficient rail connectivity. There are many trains that run between the two cities. On a daily basis, 3 trains run between Chennai and Salem. On a weekly basis, the count shoots up to 51.

First train that leaves Chennai and takes you to Salem is 22688 Chandigarh Madurai Junction Superfast Express. It departs from Chennai at 02:40 AM and reaches Salem at 03:48 AM. The last train that leaves Chennai for Salem is 12521 Rapti Sagar Express. It leaves at 23:45 PM and reaches the destination at 01:45 AM.

12243 Shatabdi Express is the fastest train that will take you from Chennai to Salem. It takes 4h 8m and leaves Chennai at 07:15. The maximum duration of 7h 35m is taken by Chennai Egmore Salem Express 11063. It departs from Chennai at 23:00.

Out of all the trains that operate between Chennai and Salem,32 originate from Chennai while the rest 22 pass from Chennai.

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Chennai Salem Train Schedule

Trains Originating from Mumbai

Train No. Name Departure Stn (Time) Arrival Stn (Time) Trip Time
12623 Trivandrum Mail Chennai Central (19:45) Salem Junction (00:05) 4h 20m
06083 Nagercoil Express Chennai Central (21:00) Salem Junction (01:25) 4h 25m
06615 Coimbatore Express Chennai Central (21:00) Salem Junction (01:25) 4h 25m
06315 Kochuveli Express Chennai Central (15:15) Salem Junction (19:45) 4h 30m
06345 Ernakulum Express Chennai Central (15:15) Salem Junction (19:45) 4h 30m
06003 Madgaon Express Chennai Central (21:00) Salem Junction (01:30) 4h 30m
16041 Alleppey Express Chennai Central (20:45) Salem Junction (01:17) 4h 32m
12697 Trivandrum Express Chennai Central (15:15) Salem Junction (19:47) 4h 32m
12671 Nilagiri Express Chennai Central (21:15) Salem Junction (01:47) 4h 32m
06015 Mangalore Express Chennai Central (22:30) Salem Junction (03:05) 4h 35m
06005 Chennai Central Nagercoil Junction Express Chennai Central (22:30) Salem Junction (03:05) 4h 35m
12685 Mangalore Express Chennai Central (17:00) Salem Junction (21:35) 4h 35m
12673 Cheran Express Chennai Central (22:10) Salem Junction (02:45) 4h 35m
12601 Mangalore Mail Chennai Central (20:25) Salem Junction (01:00) 4h 35m
12675 Kovai Express Chennai Central (06:15) Salem Junction (10:52) 4h 37m
06059 Velankanni Express Chennai Central (23:30) Salem Junction (04:15) 4h 45m
12695 Trivandrum Express Chennai Central (15:25) Salem Junction (20:10) 4h 45m
12681 Coimbatore Express Chennai Central (22:30) Salem Junction (03:15) 4h 45m
12679 Coimbatore Express Chennai Central (14:30) Salem Junction (19:17) 4h 47m
16001 Palani Express Chennai Central (21:00) Salem Junction (01:50) 4h 50m
06001 Madgaon Express Chennai Central (21:00) Salem Junction (01:50) 4h 50m
12689 Nagercoil Express Chennai Central (18:15) Salem Junction (23:12) 4h 57m
22651 Palani Express Chennai Central (21:30) Salem Junction (02:35) 5h 5m
22637 West Coast Express Chennai Central (11:30) Salem Junction (16:35) 5h 5m
06625 Chennai Central Coimbatore Junction Express Chennai Central (12:30) Salem Junction (17:35) 5h 5m
16627 West Coast Express Chennai Central (11:30) Salem Junction (16:45) 5h 15m
22649 Yercaud Express Chennai Central (22:40) Salem Junction (04:27) 5h 47m
06309 Nagercoil Express Chennai Egmore (11:00) Salem Junction (17:00) 6h 0m
16669 Yercaud Express Chennai Central (22:40) Salem Junction (04:55) 6h 15m
06039 Coimbatore Express Chennai Egmore (20:20) Salem Junction (02:40) 6h 20m
06037 Coimbatore Express Chennai Egmore (18:30) Salem Junction (02:00) 7h 30m
11063 Chennai Egmore Salem Express Chennai Egmore (23:00) Salem Junction (06:35) 7h 35m

Trains Passing from Chennai

Train No. Name Departure Stn (Time) Arrival Stn (Time) Trip Time
12243Shatabdi ExpressChennai Central (07:15)Salem Junction (11:23)4h 8m
06745Tirunelveli ExpressChennai Central (22:30)Salem Junction (02:45)4h 15m
06011Mumbai Cst Chennai ExpressChennai Central (21:00)Salem Junction (01:25)4h 25m
06617Nagercoil ExpressChennai Central (21:00)Salem Junction (01:25)4h 25m
06337Guwahati Kcvl ExpressChennai Central (15:15)Salem Junction (19:47)4h 32m
12970Jaipur Coimbatore Junction Superfast ExpressChennai Central (10:10)Salem Junction (14:50)4h 40m
06335Dibrugarh Kcvl SpecialChennai Central (18:15)Salem Junction (22:55)4h 40m
22688Chandigarh Madurai Junction Superfast ExpressChennai Central (02:40)Salem Junction (07:25)4h 45m
12688Dehradun Madurai Junction Superfast ExpressChennai Central (02:40)Salem Junction (07:25)4h 45m
06347Bangalore ExpressChennai Central (11:15)Salem Junction (16:05)4h 50m
12511Rapti Sagar ExpressChennai Central (23:45)Salem Junction (04:45)5h 0m
22647Korba Tvc ExpressChennai Central (23:45)Salem Junction (04:45)5h 0m
16327Korba Tvc ExpressChennai Central (23:45)Salem Junction (04:45)5h 0m
16324Shalimar Tvc ExpressChennai Central (04:15)Salem Junction (09:15)5h 0m
16310Patna Junction Eranakulam Junction ExpressChennai Central (04:15)Salem Junction (09:15)5h 0m
22642Shalimar Tvc Superfast ExpressChennai Central (04:15)Salem Junction (09:15)5h 0m
16325Ahilyanagari ExpressChennai Central (23:45)Salem Junction (04:45)5h 0m
12521Rapti Sagar ExpressChennai Central (23:45)Salem Junction (04:45)5h 0m
12508Guwahati Tvc ExpressChennai Central (04:40)Salem Junction (09:50)5h 10m
12516Guwahati Tvc ExpressChennai Central (04:40)Salem Junction (09:50)5h 10m
13351Dhanbad Junction Alappuzha EChennai Central (03:25)Salem Junction (09:00)5h 35m
18189Tatanagar Junction Allp ExpressChennai Central (03:25)Salem Junction (09:00)5h 35m
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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Which trains run from Chennai to Salem?
    The following trains start from Chennai - Trivandrum Mail, Nagercoil Express, Coimbatore Express. In addition to this, trains like Shatabdi Express, Tirunelveli Express, Mumbai Cst Chennai Express pass through Chennai to reach Salem.
  2. How many weekly trains are there from Chennai to Salem?
    There are 182 weekly trains from Chennai to Salem. Following are the train names and their respective train number - Palani Express (22651), Yercaud Express (22649), West Coast Express (22637).
  3. When does the first train leave from Chennai?
    The first train from Chennai to Salem is at 02:40 AM, which is Chandigarh Madurai Junction Superfast Express (22688) followed by Dehradun Madurai Junction Superfast Express (12688) which leaves at 02:40 AM.
  4. When does the last train leave from Chennai?
    The last train from Chennai to Salem is at 23:45 PM, which is Rapti Sagar Express (12521).
  5. What are the different stations in Chennai & it's respective code?
    Different station in Chennai are Chennai Central (MAS), Chennai Egmore (MS), Perambur (PER), Tambaram (TBM), Mambalam (MBM).
  6. What are the different stations in Salem & it's respective code?
    Salem Junction with station code SA is the only station present in Salem.

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