Chennai to Velankanni distance is approximately 468Kms by road. 7 different operators provide bus service from Chennai to Velankanni with 14 daily buses. Major operators who operate buses from Chennai to Velankanni are SRM Transports, Rathimeena Travels, Universal Travels having the maximum number of services. Chennai to Velankanni bus timings vary with different operator, it takes around 6hrs 15min to 11hrs 30min to complete this journey depending on the operator, type of bus and traffic conditions. The first bus takes off around 01:30 PM and last bus at 11:10 PM. The lowest Chennai to Velankanni bus fare being Rs.450 and the highest being Rs.700 depending on the type of bus.
Travelling from Chennai to Velankanni 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, Non A/C Seater, Non A/C Seater, Volvo A/C Semisleeper, Non A/C Seater & Sleeper. Now that redbus has tied up with many operators, booking tickets from Chennai to Velankanni 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.
The bus broke down at 5:15 am and we were made to wait till 8:30 am and were forced to make alternative arrangements on our own as we were with kids and could not wait any longer for the bus to get repaired.
worst experience with universal travels... seat no 27&28 was filled with vomit and the staff behaved pathetically.
poor bus and staff behaviour... seats get drenched in rainwater even when the window is closed... pathetic journey
worst bus universal travels. staff behavior very bad nothing to say very poor and very disappointing to this travel ver