The Distance between Salem to Chennai is 383Kms by road. With a total of 39, redBus offers options to choose from 22 operators for Salem to Chennai route. KPN Travels, Tharai Travels, Mettur Super Services are the major operators of Salem to Chennai route. Salem to Chennai bus timings vary with different operator and bus type, the journey takes 5hrs 15min to 7hrs 15min to complete this journey depending on the operator, type of bus and traffic conditions. Buses from Salem to Chennai are available from 04:00 PM to 11:59 PM. Minimum Salem to Chennai bus fare is Rs.349 and maximum being Rs.850, lowest fares provided by redBus depending on the operator you choose and the type of bus.
Travelling from Salem to Chennai 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, A/C Sleeper, Volvo A/C Semisleeper, Non A/C Seater, Isuzu A/C Seater. Now that redbus has tied up with many operators, booking tickets from Salem to Chennai has become very easy.
Salem, a district located in the state of Tamil Nadu, is commonly known as the Mango city, Steel city, Agro city and Electric City. The city gets the name from the word ‘Sela’ or ‘Shalya’ which means ‘the country around the hills’. Poiman Karadu, Mettur Dam, Namakkal, and Tharamangalam are a few sightseeing options in and around Salem. Jama Masjid, built by Tipu Sultan, and situated on the banks of Thirumanimuthu River is the oldest mosque in Salem. Yercaud Hills, a hill station, is located 22 km away from Salem in the Shevaroy range of hills in Eastern Ghats. Places like Siddhar Temple, Kottai Mariamman Temple, Skandhashram, Kothandaramar temple, Sithar Koil, Othumali Murugan temple, Pandurangan Hill temple, Kumaragiri Hill Murugan temple, ISKON, Kariperumal Karadu Hill temple are a few temples located in Salem. Kurumbapatti Zoological Park, Anna Park, Anamarathupatti lake, Paravasa Ulagam, Kiliyur Falls, and Dream Land attracts fair amount of visitors.
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.
1) bus arrived late and departure late by 1 hour. 2) Boarding point wrong. 3) me , my 2 year boy and mom traveling. My mom is the first person to get out , before me and my child getting out bus left the placed stopped after few meters drive never listened to me.
Recently KPN is loosing its reputation. Yesterday it started late by one hour at 1130 pm only and reached Chennai late.
It was good experience traveling in MSS Travels (Mettur Super Service). They operated with punctuality and started On time. will surely recommend it! Thumbs Up!!!
10.30 PM bus started late by 12 midnight. Ac was switched off in between once everyone slept.