The Distance between Chennai to Tuticorin is 608Kms by road. 17 different operators provide bus service from Chennai to Tuticorin with 33 daily buses. SRM Transports, Ravi Travels are the major operators of Chennai to Tuticorin route. Chennai to Tuticorin bus timings vary with different operator, it takes around 7hrs 55min to 11hrs to complete this journey depending on the operator, type of bus and traffic conditions. The first bus takes off around 05:30 PM and last bus at 10:45 PM. Chennai to Tuticorin bus fare ranges from Rs.499 to Rs.990 depending on the type of bus.
Travelling from Chennai to Tuticorin 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 & SemiSleeper, Volvo A/C Multi-Axle Seater & SemiSleeper, Non A/C Sleeper (2+1), Non A/C Seater & SemiSleeper, Non A/C Seater & Sleeper. Now that redbus has tied up with many operators, booking tickets from Chennai to Tuticorin 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.
Often referred to as Pearl City, Salt Capital of Tamil Nadu and Sea Gateway of Tamil Nadu, the city of Tuticorin is one of the major commercial centres in the entire south India. Tuticorin, also called Thoothukudi, is said to be an ancient city which was ruled by many illustrious dynasties like the Pandyas, Cholas, Malabar Sultanate, Tirunelveli Sultanate, Vijayanagar Empire, Nayaks, Chanda Sahib, Carnatic kingdom, Portuguese, Dutch and the British among others. An important centre of Pear Fishing, Tuticorin is also a major commercial seaport of India. There are about 21 islands in between Tuticorin and Rameshwaram, which are rich with Marine life. The Gulf of Mannar is a protected area and it houses the marine national park. Tuticorin is well connected with all other important cities of the state. Roadways are the best means to travel to the city. There are many buses connecting it with the important cities of Tamil Nadu and neighboring states.
The staff talk to each other on improving their service. That is quite rare and I am glad I chose this bus.
Bus quality is good and picked at exact time more over It was a wonderful experience....
Started in time..bt waited around 45 min in perungualathur..reached tuticorin by 5.30 am..punctuality should be improved..
Have seen people rating 5/5 for punctuality but this was not my day. Delayed by more than an hour. I expect the staff to shout out loud and inform us when they stop at 3am for a break. It was raining the day i travelled but i couldnt close the windows. It was stuck and i had to bear the cold :