The Distance between Coimbatore to Palakkad is 70Kms by road. 2 different operators provide bus service from Coimbatore to Palakkad with 2 daily buses. are the major operators of Coimbatore to Palakkad route. Coimbatore to Palakkad bus timings vary with different operator and bus type, the journey takes 0hrs 50min to 1hrs 30min to complete this journey depending on the operator, type of bus and traffic conditions. The first bus takes off around 11:45 AM and last bus at 09:30 PM. Coimbatore to Palakkad bus fare ranges from Rs.500 to Rs.950 depending on the type of bus.
Travelling from Coimbatore to Palakkad 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 Scania AC Multi Axle Semi Sleeper(2+2), Non A/C Seater & Sleeper. Now that redbus has tied up with many operators, booking tickets from Coimbatore to Palakkad has become very easy.
Coimbatore, also called as Kovai by the locals, is the second biggest city of Tamil Nadu. A major industrial hub, Coimbatore is often called the "Manchester of South India" because of the large number of textile mills operating from here. It is one of the major textile manufacturing centres of Tamil Nadu as well as India. Other important industries of Coimbatore include software services, education and healthcare services among others. Coimbatore was under the reign of dynasties like the Cheras, the Cholas, the later Pandyas, Vijayanagar Empire and the Madurai Nayaks, to list a few. They all contributed towards the distinctive culture and history of the city. Coimbatore is well connected with all the major towns and cities of India by road, rail or airways. There are many buses connecting it with other important cities like Chennai, Madurai, Ooty, Kodaikanal, Puducherry, Kochi, Bangalore, Tirupati, Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram and many more.
Palakkad, also known as Palghat, is a district in Kerala which connects the state to Tamilnadu through Palghat Gap located in the Western Ghats. The largest district in Kerala, Palakkad is bestowed with rivers, hills and paddy fields. Palakkad Fort which was built by Hyder Ali in the year 1766 is the main place of tourist interest. The fort changed many hands, from Zamorins to the British, and is known as Tipu’s Fort. The fort has a functioning jail and a Hanuman temple inside. Among the other temples, Vadakkanthara Bhagavathy temple, Meenkulathi Bhagavathi temple, Perungottukavu Bhagavathi temple, Manappullikkavu temple, and Nallekkavu Ayyappan temple are worth mentioning. Another important site is the historical Jain temple in Jainmedu where the remnants of Jainism can be found. The Dhoni Waterfalls and the Silent Valley forests are popular trekking spots for the tourists. The Malampuzha Dam and Gardens also attract a lot of tourists.