Kollam to Madurai distance is approximately 646Kms by road. A total of 2 operators provide bus service from Kollam to Madurai, connecting two important cities of India and a total of 2. Citi Tours, Kallada Travels (Suresh Kallada) are the major operators of Kollam to Madurai route. Kollam to Madurai bus timings vary with different operator, it takes around 7hrs to 14hrs 32min to complete this journey depending on the operator, type of bus and traffic conditions. The buses start from 04:30 PM to 05:58 PM in the night, which provides the flexibility to the customer. Minimum Kollam to Madurai bus fare is Rs.750 and maximum being Rs.750, lowest fares provided by redBus depending on the operator you choose and the type of bus.
Travelling from Kollam to Madurai 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 & Sleeper, Volvo A/C Multi-Axle Semisleeper. Now that redbus has tied up with many operators, booking tickets from Kollam to Madurai has become very easy.
Kollam, also popularly known as Quilon is an old sea port located on the Arabian coastline of Indian state Kerala. Kollam has its existence as a commercial center from the days of Roman. This fourth largest city n Kerala is endowed with natural beauty and is widely visited by tourists. Kollam is well connected via road, rail and airlines. Kollam bus timings and routes are operated by the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC). Quilon bus routes are connected by NH 47, NH 220 and NH 744 to its neighboring cities and states. Kollam to Bangalore, Kollam to Munnar, Kollam to Trivandrum, Kollam to Chennai, and Kollam to Coimbatore etc. are few of the most popular Kollam bus routes.
Madurai, also known as the temple city, is located on the banks of River Vaigai. Famous for the magnificent ornate temple, Madurai is also known as ‘thoonganagaram’ or the city that never sleeps. Meenakshi Amman Temple, the landmark temple of Madurai, is dedicated to Parvati and Lord Shiva. Some of the other places with religious importance are Koodal Azhagar Koil, Alagarkovil, Lord Subramanya Temple, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Thiruparankundram, Kazimar Big Mosque, Hazrat Sultan Sikandhar Badushah Dargah and Noopura Gangai. Trek enthusiasts can trek through the Azhagar forest to the highest point in the area called Phalaianaiparai which commands extensive views of the Silambar, Periyaruvi and Bison valley. The national monument Thirumalai Nayak Palace, constructed in the Indo-Saracenic style by Thirumalai Nayakar in 1636 CE, is an example of architectural grandeur. Gandhi Memorial Museum, Eco Park, Rajaji Children Park, and MGR Race Course Stadium are the other attractions in Madurai city.