Chennai to Trivandrum distance is approximately 730Kms by road. A total of 12 operators provide bus service from Chennai to Trivandrum, connecting two important cities of India and a total of 27. Hebron Transports, SRM Transports, Parveen Travels operates the maximum number of services from Chennai to Trivandrum route. Chennai to Trivandrum bus timings vary with different operator, it takes around 10hrs 45min to 14hrs to complete this journey depending on the operator, type of bus and traffic conditions. The buses start from 04:30 PM to 10:00 PM in the night, which provides the flexibility to the customer. Chennai to Trivandrum bus fare ranges from Rs.900 to Rs.1550 depending on the type of bus.
Travelling from Chennai to Trivandrum 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 Seater, Volvo A/C Multi-Axle Sleeper, Volvo A/C Multi-Axle Semisleeper, Non A/C Seater & Sleeper, Mercedes Benz A/C Sleeper. Now that redbus has tied up with many operators, booking tickets from Chennai to Trivandrum 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.
Trivandrum, also known as Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city of Indian state Kerala. Located on the west coast of India, Trivandrum beholds coastal hills and commercial alleys hand in hand. Thiruvananthapuram is known as the 'Evergreen city of India'. Trivandrum is well connected to the rest of the world through road, rail and airways. National Highway 47 and state highway connects Trivandrum bus routes to its neighboring cities and states. Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) governs Thiruvananthapuram bus ranges and manages Trivandrum bus timings. Trivandrum to Bangalore, Trivandrum to Kanyakumari, Trivandrum to Kollam, Trivandrum to Chennai etc. are some of the most popular Thiruvananthapuram bus routes.
The quality of the vehicle was good. But, the air conditioner temperature control was not functioning and it was kept at 20 degrees throughout the night which resulted in extreme cold inside the vehicle during night. The interiors need maintenance as the overhead display screens were not working.
The bus started at 9:15pm from chennai about 1 hr late from scheduled time. But, staff has informed me by call and SMS regarding the schedule. That was good. It reached trivandrum at 10:45. With, delayed departure, they didnt try to make sure the bus reach destination with same delay.
bus was supposed to reach trivandrum by 7 but reached my kazhakootam at 8.30
The bus was very neat, the sheets were clean. It had a good ambiance. Ride comfort was good, with enough space between the seats.The bus started 15 mins late from Koyambedu. It reached more than an hour late. Overall satisfied about the ride.