Chennai to Ernakulam distance is approximately 696Kms by road. A total of 12 operators provide bus service from Chennai to Ernakulam, connecting two important cities of India and a total of 18. Major operators who operate buses from Chennai to Ernakulam are KPN Travels, Kallada Travels, Sona Travels having the maximum number of services. Chennai to Ernakulam bus timings vary with different operator, it takes around 9hrs 45min to 13hrs 30min to complete this journey depending on the operator, type of bus and traffic conditions. The buses start from 05:30 PM to 09:30 PM in the night, which provides the flexibility to the customer. The lowest Chennai to Ernakulam bus fare being Rs.800 and the highest being Rs.1400 depending on the type of bus.
Travelling from Chennai to Ernakulam 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 Non A/C Semisleeper, Non A/C Seater, Volvo A/C Multi-Axle SemiSleeper, Non A/C Seater, Volvo A/C Multi-Axle Semisleeper. Now that redbus has tied up with many operators, booking tickets from Chennai to Ernakulam 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.
Ernakulam is one of the most urban and well-developed cities in Kochi, also known as Cochin. This commercial center of Kerala, beholds ample places of interest including temples, churches, parks and more. Ernakulam is well connected to the rest of the country through all major modes of transportation including road, rail and airways. Ernakulam bus timings and range are operated by the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC). Ernakulam bus route is connected by NH17, NH47 and NH49. Ernakulam to Bangalore, Ernakulam to Munnar, Ernakulam to Trivandrum, Ernakulam to Chennai etc are few of the most popular Ernakulam bus routes.
Seats comfortable. Bus left on time but takes a circuitous route and goes through inside roads. Reached 2 hours late. Total journey time 16 hours instead of normal 12 hours
Bus reached for pick up on time and dropped to destination on time
This was really a very worse travel ever I had. People were drunk on the near by seats f mine and they were showing all sorts of crap all over the night and to the surprise none of the staff came forward to stop them. They were drinking inside the bus... Very poor staff behaviour..
Operator : Sona ; Bus Make : Isuzu ; Sector : Chennai- Ernakulam 1. Reaches Ernakulam at 10.30 AM 2. No stopping for dinner/tea 3. Music played, no video 3. Cramped leg space and faulty reclining seats 4. Slowly driven 5. Attitude of staff very bad This bus may be chosen only as a last option