Chennai to Karaikal distance is approximately 380Kms by road. With a total of 3, redBus offers options to choose from 2 operators for Chennai to Karaikal route. Major operators who operate buses from Chennai to Karaikal are Rathimeena Travels, Universal Travels, SRM Transports having the maximum number of services. Chennai to Karaikal bus timings vary with different operator, it takes around 5hrs 45min to 7hrs to complete this journey depending on the operator, type of bus and traffic conditions. Buses from Chennai to Karaikal are available from 01:45 PM to 10:45 PM. The lowest Chennai to Karaikal bus fare being Rs.400 and the highest being Rs.567 depending on the type of bus.
Travelling from Chennai to Karaikal 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 Volvo A/C Semisleeper, Non A/C Semisleeper. Now that redbus has tied up with many operators, booking tickets from Chennai to Karaikal has become very easy.
|Volvo A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)||01:45 PM||08:00 PM||6hrs 15min||
SRM TransportsVolvo A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
|10:45 PM||04:30 AM||5hrs 45min||
|Non A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)||09:15 PM||04:15 AM||7hrs||
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.
Karaikal is a modest coastal town, which was at one time a part of French India. Along with the other erstwhile French territories of Pondicherry, Yanam, and Mahé, Karaikal constitute the Union Territory of Pondicherry. Karaikal is bounded on the North and South by Nagapattinam district, on the west by Tiruvarur district and on the East by the Bay of Bengal. Karaikal is located 132 km south of Pondicherry, and 158 km east of Trichy. It is famous for its rich cultural heritage. Karaikal, also called Karikal or Karaikkal, is a leading port along the Eastern Coast of India. Easliy accessible from all parts of Tamil Nadu, Karaikal has many tourist attractions like Ammayar Temple, Karaikal Grand Masjid, Karaikal Beach, The Temple of Lord Saturn, Aayiram Kaliamman Temple, Karaikal Port, Church of Our Lady of Angels, Abhirami Amman temple and Lord Singaravelavar temple, Church of Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health, Nagore Thouheed Mosque and Tranquebar among others.