Chennai to Coimbatore route is spread over at a distance of 508Kms by road. A total of 52 operators provide bus service from Chennai to Coimbatore, connecting two important cities of India and a total of 102. KPN Travels, Hindusthan Travels, SRM Transports operates the maximum number of services from Chennai to Coimbatore route. On Average, Chennai to Coimbatore travel time is 6hrs 30min and can go up to 12hrs depending on the type of bus, operator and traffic conditions. The buses start from 05:30 PM to 11:00 PM in the night, which provides the flexibility to the customer. Chennai to Coimbatore bus fare ranges from Rs.350 to Rs.1125 depending on the type of bus.
Travelling from Chennai to Coimbatore can be comfortable and easy as there are many types of buses available for travellers. Different type of buses are available in this route like . Now that redbus has tied up with many operators, booking tickets from Chennai to Coimbatore has become very easy.
Chennai, earlier known as Madras or Madarasapatinam, is the capital city of Tamil Nadu. Chennai is located along the Coromandel Coast in the eastern coast of India, off the Bay of Bengal. It is a renowned centre of culture and heritage. Chennai is also an important centre of education and is home to many famous academic institutions. Chennai is a well-known centre of Carnatic music, and it has a lively theatre backdrop as well. It is famous for housing several illustrious Bharata Natyam (traditional dance form of Tamil Nadu) schools and academies. The Tamil film industry, the second largest film industry in India, is based in Chennai. Chennai is well connected with other important cities of India and abroad. The most popular means of travel to Chennai is roadways and there are many bus services available to various towns like Coimbatore, Pondicherry, Mahabalipuram, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kochi and Tiruvananthapuram among others.
Coimbatore, also called as Kovai by the locals, is the second biggest city of Tamil Nadu. A major industrial hub, Coimbatore is often called the "Manchester of South India" because of the large number of textile mills operating from here. It is one of the major textile manufacturing centres of Tamil Nadu as well as India. Other important industries of Coimbatore include software services, education and healthcare services among others. Coimbatore was under the reign of dynasties like the Cheras, the Cholas, the later Pandyas, Vijayanagar Empire and the Madurai Nayaks, to list a few. They all contributed towards the distinctive culture and history of the city. Coimbatore is well connected with all the major towns and cities of India by road, rail or airways. There are many buses connecting it with other important cities like Chennai, Madurai, Ooty, Kodaikanal, Puducherry, Kochi, Bangalore, Tirupati, Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram and many more.
Red bus system is good
Travel experience is very good, but one draw back is Punctuality.
The site said that the bus would stop at Hope College but the bus did not even go there. The bus route was not mentioned clearly. The bus route was different that the regular route (it went via Sathiyamangalam) which most of the passengers were not aware of. The staff did not even tell the approximate time when the bus would reach coimbatore. The bus reached Coimbatore after a delay of 2.5 hours.