There are two trains from Chennai to Kanpur.
Raptisagar Express and Lucknow Express travel from Chennai to Kanpur. These trains connect Chennai to Kanpur throughout the week except Monday and Thursday. There is no train available between these two stations on either Monday or Thursday. The train journey is a long journey of 1993 km as it connects Tamilnadu and Uttar Pradesh states thus connecting southern India to Central India. The 2512 Raptisagar Express originates on the previous day from Trivandrum and arrives Chennai on second day from where it further travels to Kanpur and ends its journey at Gorakhpur. When you are traveling by a long distance train like this it is always useful to reserve the tickets in advance. It takes 33 hours from Chennai to arrive at Kanpur.
Chennai to Kanpur Railroad Distance:1993kms
Railway Fare Chennai to Kanpur
Class 2A- Rs.1899
Class 3A- Rs. 1385
Class SL- Rs.512
Trains between Chennai to Kanpur
Train No. --Train Name --Chennai Dep.--Kanpur Arr.--Days
2512 --Raptisagar Express--23:15 --08:15 --Tue/Wed/Sun
2522 --Raptisagar Express--23:15 --08:15 --Fri
6093 --Lucknow Express--05:15 --19:05 --Tue/Sat