The Chennai Jan Shatabdi Express connects Chennai and Vijaywada. The distance between Chennai and Vijaywada is 431 kms. Trains like Tamil Nadu Express often cover this distance without any stoppage. Hence, it is not surprising that a Jan Shatabdi Express runs between these two stations.
Train No. 2077 runs from Chennai Central Station to Vijaywada. This train offers 2nd Sitting and AC Chair Car Seating. The former is cheaper while the latter option is more expensive. This train runs on six days in a week. The only day that it does not run on is Tuesday. This Chennai Jan Shatabdi Express leaves Chennai at 7 AM and reaches its destination at 1.35 PM. The train stops at 8 stations and covers the run from Chennai to Vijaywada in 6 hours and 35 minutes.
The Chennai Jan Shatabdi Express Train No. 2078 travels from Vijaywada to Chennai. The train starts its journey at 2.35 PM and reaches its destination at 9.05 PM. The train covers the distance of 431 kms in 7 hours and 30 minutes. It stops at Sullurpeta, Gudur, Nellore, Kavali, Ongole, Chirala, Tenali before reaching Vijaywada. The cost of ticket for AC Chair Car is Rs. 460 and the cost for a 2nd Sitting ticket is Rs. 142. The frequency of the train and the level of comfort it offers at low prices makes it the best way to travel between these two destinations.