Vande Bharat Express Chennai to Coimbatore: Know ticket fare, timings, stops, station, tickets

Chennai to Coimbatore fare tickets
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Chennai to Coimbatore Vande Bharat Express: At Chennai Central Railway Station, PM Modi flagged off the country’s 13th Vande Bharat train in the presence of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav. Through this train, the 495.28 kilometer journey between Chennai and Coimbatore will be completed in just 5 hours 50 minutes. In this case, there will be a reduction of 1 hour 20 minutes in the travel time between the two cities. This semi high speed train will run at a speed of 130 kilometers per hour.

About Vandebharat Express Trains

he Vande Bharat Express is one of the prestigious and modern trains run and managed by the Indian Railways. It is considered a semi-high speed train, which is the second fastest train in India, the first being the Gatimaan Express. Vande Bharat is also known as Train 18 and was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi in 2019. As of 2022, the Vande Bharat train runs only on 2 routes.

Ticket Price

Ticket price for the Vande Bharat Express train (Train No.20643) between Chennai to Coimbatore starts from Rs. 1365 onwards which includes Rs. 308 as catering charges for the travel. Check out the fare details on below.

Fare Table

Let’s see the fare of AC Chair Car of Chennai to Coimbatore Vande Bharat Express:

OriginDestinationTicket Fare
ChennaiCoimbatoreRs 1,365
ChennaiTiruppurRs 1,280
ChennaiErode JunctionRs 985
ChennaiSalem JunctionRs 895

Let’s see the fare of  Executive Chair Car of Chennai-Coimbatore Vande Bharat Express:

OrginDestinationTicket Fare
ChennaiCoimbatoreRs 2,485
ChennaiTiruppurRs 2,325
ChennaiErode JunctionRs 1,930
ChennaiSalem JunctionRs 1,740

Catering Charges

The food choice is optional on this train. However, if anyone opted for the No Food Option, then catering charges will be deducted from the fare.

Ticket portal

Book tickets on official website.

The reservation for 20643/20644 Chennai-Coimbatore Vande Bharat Express has started. The ticket can be booked from any ticket booking counters across the country or through the IRCTC.

Station Names, Travel Time & Other Details

Starting from MGR Chennai Central Railway Station and Coimbatore Junction in each direction, the train will stop at Salem Junction, Erode Junction, and Tiruppur. The train will run as fast as 130 kilometres per hour, which will reduce the travel time to 5 hours and 50 minutes.

Passengers will save a total of 20 minutes of journey travelling in the Express because of its high speed. This Chennai-Coimbatore Express will be the second Vande Bharat Express from Chennai. The first one was inaugurated by the Prime Minister some time ago and travelled between Chennai and Mysuru.

Timings of Coimbatore-Chennai Vande Bharat Express:

20644 MAS VANDE BHARAT Express

S.N.Station CodeStation NameRoute NumberArrival TimeDeparture TimeHalt Time(In minutes)DistanceDay
3EDERODE JN107:1207:1503:001011
4SASALEM JN107:5808:0002:001641


S.N.Station CodeStation NameRoute NumberArrival TimeDeparture TimeHalt Time(In minutes)DistanceDay
2SASALEM JN117:4817:5002:003341
3EDERODE JN118:3218:3503:003961

Timings of Chennai-Coimbatore Vande Bharat Express:-

20643 Chennai to Coimbatore Vande Bharat Express:

  • Departure from Chennai – 14:25 hrs
  • Arrival at Salem Junction – 17:48 hrs
  • Departure from Salem Junction – 17:50 hrs
  • Arrival at Erode Junction – 18:32 hrs
  • Departure from Erode Junction – 18:35 hrs
  • Arrival at Tiruppur – 19:13 hrs
  • Departure from Tiruppur – 19:15 hrs
  • Arrival at Coimbatore – 20:15 hrs

20644 Coimbatore-Chennai Vande Bharat Express:

  • Departure from Coimbatore – 06:00 hrs
  • Arrival at Tiruppur – 06:35 hrs
  • Departure from Tiruppur – 06:37 hrs
  • Arrival at Erode Junction – 07:12 hrs
  • Departure from Erode Junction – 07:15 hrs
  • Arrival at Salem Junction – 07:58 hrs
  • Departure from Salem Junction – 08:00 hrs
  • Arrival at Chennai – 11:50 hrs

Vande Bharat Express running in the country

After the introduction of Secunderabad-Tirupati Vande Bharat and Chennai-Coimbatore Vande Bharat, now a total of 13 Vande Bharat trains are running in the country. This train is made of 100 percent indigenous technology. The first train was run between Delhi to Varanasi. Since then, the Railways is continuously running Vande Bharat trains on many routes. It is the target of the Railways that in 75 years of independence, a total of 75 Vande Bharat trains should be run across the country.

Features and Facilities of Vandebharat Express Trains

Vande Bharat Express is truly one of the most modern types of trains that are proudly owned by India. It is purposely given an airplane look from the inside to match its upscale aesthetics. Vande Bharat Express harbors rotatable seats which makes travel even more customizable. There are large windows in each coach which makes sightseeing a wonderful experience. Moreover, the catering service of the Vande Bharat Train is phenomenal. Other prominent amenities include automatic doors, smoke alarms, surveillance, odor control system, bio vacuum toilets, sensory taps, etc.

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