The Navjeevan Express is a superfast express train between Ahmedabad Junction in the state of Gujarat and Chennai Central in Tamil Nadu. It is a daily train service on the Southern Railway Zone that allows passengers to enjoy the view of the changing panorama from Gujrat to South India.
The Navjeevan Express made its inaugural run on April 6, 1978 between Ahmedabad Junction and Madras beach station. If you want to explore the warmth of Gujarat or the beaches of Chennai, this train is the perfect choice of travel between the two destinations.
During its 1,891-km journey, the Navjeevan Express travels at an average speed of 56 km/h, reaching speeds of 107 km/h. It departs from Ahmedabad Junction at 6:40 AM and arrives in Chennai Central 16:05 PM after 33 hours and 25 minutes.
En route to Chennai, this train traverses many scenic states including Gujarat, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
The Navjeevan Express passes through 289 intermediate stations and makes 38 halts. Some of its important halts/stations are:
The ticket prices for adult travellers are:
The train even offers tatkal ticket services at the following prices:
To ensure that passengers have a comfortable journey, the train is equipped with an in-built pantry car to offer on-board catering. The cost of the ticket is exclusive of the ticket price and can be bought during the journey on request. Passengers may also purchase outside food at certain stations along the way. To make your journey comfortable, bottled water, pillows, sheets and blankets are provided.
Tickets on this train may be difficult to procure, particularly during the summer months (holidays) and during festival season (October/November).
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|No.||Station name (code)||Arrives||Departs||Stop time||Distance travelled||Day||Route|
|1||Ahmedabad Junction (ADI)||Starts||06:40||0||0 km||1||1|
|2||Nadiad Junction (ND)||07:22||07:24||2 min||46 km||1||1|
|3||Anand Junction (ANND)||07:42||07:44||2 min||64 km||1||1|
|4||Vadodara Junction (BRC)||08:25||08:30||5 min||100 km||1||1|
|5||Ankleshwar Junction (AKV)||09:29||09:31||2 min||180 km||1||1|
|6||Surat (ST)||10:25||10:35||10 min||229 km||1||1|
|7||Udhna Junction (UDN)||10:42||10:44||2 min||233 km||1||1|
|8||Vyara (VYA)||11:33||11:35||2 min||290 km||1||1|
|9||Nandurbar (NDB)||13:15||13:20||5 min||389 km||1||1|
|10||Dondaicha (DDE)||13:53||13:55||2 min||424 km||1||1|
|11||Amalner (AN)||15:52||15:54||2 min||485 km||1||1|
|12||Jalgaon Junction (JL)||16:58||17:00||2 min||540 km||1||1|
|13||Bhusaval Junction (BSL)||17:25||17:35||10 min||564 km||1||1|
|14||Malkapur (MKU)||18:26||18:28||2 min||614 km||1||1|
|15||Nandura (NN)||18:48||18:50||2 min||642 km||1||1|
|16||Shegaon (SEG)||19:08||19:10||2 min||667 km||1||1|
|17||Akola Junction (AK)||19:40||19:45||5 min||704 km||1||1|
|18||Murtajapur (MZR)||20:13||20:15||2 min||742 km||1||1|
|19||Badnera Junction (BD)||21:05||21:10||5 min||783 km||1||1|
|20||Dhamangaon (DMN)||21:49||21:51||2 min||828 km||1||1|
|21||Wardha Junction (WR)||22:35||22:38||3 min||878 km||1||1|
|22||Hinganghat (HGT)||23:07||23:09||2 min||912 km||1||1|
|23||Warora (WRR)||23:39||23:41||2 min||950 km||1||1|
|24||Chandrapur (CD)||00:08||00:10||2 min||997 km||2||1|
|25||Balharshah (BPQ)||01:15||01:25||10 min||1010 km||2||1|
|26||Sirpur Kagazngr (SKZR)||02:03||02:05||2 min||1080 km||2||1|
|27||Mancheral (MCI)||02:58||03:00||2 min||1138 km||2||1|
|28||Warangal (WL)||04:35||04:40||5 min||1253 km||2||1|
|29||Mahbubabad (MABD)||05:21||05:23||2 min||1313 km||2||1|
|30||Khammam (KMT)||06:04||06:06||2 min||1360 km||2||1|
|31||Vijayawada Junction (BZA)||08:45||09:00||15 min||1461 km||2||1|
|32||Tenali Junction (TEL)||09:26||09:28||2 min||1493 km||2||1|
|33||Bapatla (BPP)||09:53||09:55||2 min||1535 km||2||1|
|34||Chirala (CLX)||10:10||10:12||2 min||1550 km||2||1|
|35||Ongole (OGL)||10:55||10:57||2 min||1600 km||2||1|
|36||Kavali (KVZ)||11:50||11:52||2 min||1665 km||2||1|
|37||Nellore (NLR)||12:15||12:17||2 min||1716 km||2||1|
|38||Gudur Junction (GDR)||13:40||13:45||5 min||1754 km||2||1|
|39||Chennai Central (MAS)||16:05||Ends||0||1891 km||2||1|