The Distance between Chennai to Salem is 389Kms by road. With a total of 69, redBus offers options to choose from 35 operators for Chennai to Salem route. KPN Travels, Tharai Travels, S R T are the major operators of Chennai to Salem route. Chennai to Salem bus timings vary with different operator and bus type, the journey takes 2hrs 45min to 9hrs to complete this journey depending on the operator, type of bus and traffic conditions. Buses from Chennai to Salem are available from 04:30 PM to 11:00 PM. Minimum Chennai to Salem bus fare is Rs.325 and maximum being Rs.1107, lowest fares provided by redBus depending on the operator you choose and the type of bus.
Travelling from Chennai to Salem 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 Salem 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.
Salem, a district located in the state of Tamil Nadu, is commonly known as the Mango city, Steel city, Agro city and Electric City. The city gets the name from the word ‘Sela’ or ‘Shalya’ which means ‘the country around the hills’. Poiman Karadu, Mettur Dam, Namakkal, and Tharamangalam are a few sightseeing options in and around Salem. Jama Masjid, built by Tipu Sultan, and situated on the banks of Thirumanimuthu River is the oldest mosque in Salem. Yercaud Hills, a hill station, is located 22 km away from Salem in the Shevaroy range of hills in Eastern Ghats. Places like Siddhar Temple, Kottai Mariamman Temple, Skandhashram, Kothandaramar temple, Sithar Koil, Othumali Murugan temple, Pandurangan Hill temple, Kumaragiri Hill Murugan temple, ISKON, Kariperumal Karadu Hill temple are a few temples located in Salem. Kurumbapatti Zoological Park, Anna Park, Anamarathupatti lake, Paravasa Ulagam, Kiliyur Falls, and Dream Land attracts fair amount of visitors.
Cost of travel is very high and behaviour of the person also too bad.
Chennai to salem almost 340 kms, on that day this bus took 9hrs to reach salem. Bus started 10 pm exactly but reached 7am.
The bus reached only by 5 PM it was expected to reach by 2:00 PM :( :(