The Distance between Chennai to Tuticorin is 583Kms by road. 17 different operators provide bus service from Chennai to Tuticorin with 40 daily buses. SRM Transports, Thirumal Alaghu Travels, Ravi Travels are the major operators of Chennai to Tuticorin route. Chennai to Tuticorin bus timings vary with different operator, it takes around 7hrs 20min to 11hrs to complete this journey depending on the operator, type of bus and traffic conditions. The first bus takes off around 06:00 PM and last bus at 10:45 PM. Chennai to Tuticorin bus fare ranges from Rs.749 to Rs.2000 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, Non A/C Seater & Sleeper, A/C Seater & SemiSleeper, Non A/C Seater, Volvo A/C Multi-Axle Seater & SemiSleeper. 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.
Since there were few seats left un-filled , they were waiting in perungalathur for more than 30mins to get that filled.But they managed to reach the destination on time and driving was also good.
I had a bad experience. I didnt travelled in the booked ticket (ticket no-TH6258677274). Ticket has been sold out before reaching perugalathur. they didnt respond properly. Kindly let me know the procedure for the refund.
THE BUS STARTED FROM CHENNAI WITH A VERY BAD BACK WHEEL TYRE WITH OUT A PROPER SPARE TYRE , AT THIRUMANDURAI TOLL GATE THE TYRE WENT BAD,DUE TO NON AVAILABLITY OF SPARE TYRE WE WERE MADE TO WAIT FOR 3 HOURS.THE BUS ARRIVED TUTICORIN AT 0900 HRS.ACTUAL TIME ARRIVAL IS 0545 HRS