Chennai to Karaikudi Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
TNSTC 08:15 22:15 9 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE
SRM Travels 10:00 22:30 13 hrs 47 mins VIEW PRICE
Siva AMR Tours and Travels 10:00 22:30 9 hrs 45 mins VIEW PRICE
National travels chn 09:00 21:50 9 hrs 50 mins VIEW PRICE
Ramu travels 07:20 20:50 10 hrs 5 mins VIEW PRICE

Bus from Chennai to Karaikudi

The journey from Chennai to Karaikudi is smoothly covered by a bus in 9 hours. The time to travel is dependent on India’s traffic, roads and climatic conditions. There are operators running their buses between Chennai to Karaikudi bringing necessary travel convenience for several people in India. All buses are driven by experienced drivers ensuring safety during journey.

Bus From Karaikudi to Chennai Bus

If this isn’t a one-way journey, you can book your return tickets from Karaikudi to Chennai with ease. With a plethora of operators servicing this route, choose a bus that best meets your needs and requirements. You can even use the filter option to arrange the bus operators according to your preferred choice such as duration of travel, fare, seats available, etc. So, what are you waiting for? Book your Karaikudi to Chennai bus tickets with redBus.

Operators Serving on this Route

A number of prominent operators ply buses from Chennai to Karaikudi ensuring punctuality and safety for its passengers. Major operators offering various kinds of bus services are:

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    Are buses running between Chennai and Karaikudi ?

    A: There are several buses that run between Chennai and Karaikudi . After the ease of intra-state and inter-state travel post Covid-19 lockdown, one can easily book buses from Chennai to Karaikudi using redBus website or app. However, the travel rules may change and we recommend you to check out the official website of respective states for detailed information

    Are sleeper buses from Chennai to Karaikudi available?

    A: Many bus operators on the route from Chennai to Karaikudi offer sleeper buses. While booking Chennai to Karaikudi buses, you can filter out the sleeper buses and book a bus that suits your needs.

    How can I go from Chennai to Karaikudi?

    A: Buses are the best modes of transportation for traveling from Chennai to Karaikudi . You can book a bus ticket from Chennai to Karaikudi from the comfort of your home by simply logging on to redBus website or app, entering Chennai and Karaikudi as your source and destination respectively, and selecting the most suitable bus available from the list.

    Can I reschedule my Chennai to Karaikudi bus ticket?

    A: Yes, redBus makes cancelling or rescheduling the bus tickets extremely easy for passengers. You can reschedule your Chennai to Karaikudi bus ticket by entering the ticket details and choosing a future date of traveling. Confirm the rescheduled date of travel and pay the difference amount for the ticket. Disclaimer: Please note that rescheduling the tickets is subject to bus operator policy. One can check the availability of rescheduling the tickets of the respective bus operator while booking tickets online.

    What’s the status of Chennai to Karaikudi buses during Covid-19?

    A: Several private and RTC buses have started running on Chennai to Karaikudi post Covid-19 lockdown. You can check the total number of available buses by selecting the date of travel on Chennai to Karaikudi route and book the most suitable bus ticket.

    How much time does it take to reach Karaikudi from Chennai by bus?

    A: The total bus duration taken on Chennai to Karaikudi buses depends upon the bus operators, the road route they follow, and the break duration they take. While booking Chennai to Karaikudi buses on redBus, one can see the total time taken by each bus operator in the detail and choose accordingly.



    • Adyar
    • Airport
    • Airport Bus Stand
    • Airport Busstop
    • Airport Pvr Mal Near
    • Alandhur Court Oppsite
    • Alandur
    • Alandur Court Opp
    • Alandur Inner Ring Road
    • Alwarpet
    • Ambathur Bharat Petrol Bunk
    • Ambattur
    • Ambattur Canara Bank
    • Ambattur Estate
    • Ambattur Estate bus stand
    • Ambattur Jupiter Office
    • Ambattur O T
    • Ambattur OT Bus stand
    • Ambattur Ramasamy Muduliar School
    • Ambattur Telephone Exchange
    • Ambattur- Estate
    • Ambatur Pudur
    • Anna Nagar
    • Arumbakkam
    • Ashok Nagar
    • Ashok Pillar
    • Ashok Pillar Anjappar Hotel
    • Ashok Pillar Bus Stop
    • ashok pillar(KFC Restaurant)
    • Ashokpillar
    • Avadi
    • Avadi Kamarajar Statue
    • Canara Bank
    • Canara-Bank Ambattur
    • Changalpattu Tollgate
    • Chengalpat Toll
    • Chengalpattu
    • Chengalpattu Iyyappan Temple Near
    • Chengalpattu Toll Gate
    • Chengalpattu Tollgate
    • Chengalpattu-bridge at Kanchipuram Cross Road
    • Chengalpet
    • Chengalpet Byepass
    • Chengalpet Tollgate
    • Choolai post Office (Van Pickup)
    • Chormpet
    • Chromepet
    • Chrompet
    • Chrompet Bus Stop
    • Chrompet Busstop
    • Cmbt Bus Stand
    • Collector Nager
    • Crompet
    • Egmore
    • Egmore (Van Pickup)
    • Ekattuthangal
    • Ekkattuthangal
    • Ekkattuthangal(Metro Station)
    • Ekkatuthangal(BUS STOP)
    • Election commission office
    • Goldan Flat
    • Golden flat (Chennai)
    • Golden Flats
    • Guduvancheri
    • Guduvancherry
    • Guduvanchery
    • Guduvanchery Bus Stop
    • Guduvanchery busstop
    • Guindy
    • Guindy Alandur Court
    • Guindy Alantur Court
    • Guindy Railway Station (Van pick up)
    • Guindy(Opp to Alandur Court)
    • Gunidy
    • Karappakkam
    • Kelambakkam
    • Kolathur
    • Koyambedu
    • Koyambedu Election Commision
    • Koyambedu Election Commission
    • Koyambedu Omni Bus Stand
    • Koyambedu Omni Bus Stand Parveen Travels Pvt Ltd
    • Koyambedu SRM Bus Terminal
    • Koyambedu SRM Bus Terminus
    • Koyambedu Vanavil TV
    • Koyembedu
    • Koyembedu (Thirumangalam)
    • Koyembedu Election Commission
    • Koyembedu Omni Bus Stand
    • Koyembedu Toyota Car Show Room (Rohini Theater Opp
    • Koyembedu Vanavil tv
    • Madhavaram
    • Maduranthagam
    • Maduravayol
    • Maduravoyal
    • Maduravoyal Bypass
    • Mahabalipuram
    • Mahendra City
    • Mahendracity
    • Mahindra City
    • Mahindra City Bus Stop
    • Mannadi
    • Mannady(Van Pickup)
    • Maraimalai Nagar
    • Maraimalai Nager
    • Medavakkam
    • Meenambakkam Airport
    • Meenampakkam
    • Melmaruvathur
    • Melmaruvathur Temple
    • Mm Nagar
    • MMDA
    • Mogappair
    • Mogappair Waves Signal
    • Mugappair
    • Navalur- AGS
    • Near Vijayakanth Mandapam
    • Nerkundram Bus Stop
    • Nungambakkam
    • Omni bus stand
    • Oragadam Junction
    • Others
    • Padi
    • Padur
    • Pallavaram
    • Pallavaram Bus Stand
    • Pallavaram Bus Stop
    • Pallavaram Busstop
    • Pallavram Bus Stop
    • Pallikarani
    • Periamet
    • Perugalathur
    • Perungalathur
    • Perungalathur Bus Stop
    • Perungalathur(Sriram Gatway)
    • Perungulathur
    • Perungulthur
    • Poonamallee
    • Poonamalli
    • Porur
    • Porur Toll
    • Porur Tollgate
    • Potheri
    • Puzhal
    • Red Hills
    • Rohini Theatre Metro
    • Saidapet
    • Saidapet (Van pickup)
    • Saidapet Court (van pickup)
    • Santhi Petrol Bunk
    • Santhi Petrol Punk
    • Sathyabama University
    • Selaiyur
    • Shanthi Petrol Bunk
    • Shanthi Petrol Pump
    • Shanthibulk
    • Sholinganallur
    • Singaperumal Koil
    • Singaperumal Koil Bus Stop
    • Singaperumal Kovil
    • Singaperumalkoil
    • Sp Kovil
    • Srm Colleage
    • SRM College
    • Srm College
    • SRM University
    • SRP Tools
    • T Nagar
    • T Nagar Aruna Lodge
    • Tambaram
    • Tambaram Bus Stop
    • Tambaram Hindu Mission
    • Tambaram Hindu Mission
    • Tambaram Hindu Mission Hospital Oppsite
    • TAMBARAM(Opp Hindu Mission Hospital)
    • Teynampet Police Station (Van Pickup)
    • Teynampet Prestige Polygon (Van pick up)
    • Thambaram Mepz
    • Thirumangalam
    • Thirumangalam Bus Stop
    • Thirumangalam Hp Petrol Bunk
    • Thiruvottiyur
    • Thousand Lights
    • Thuraipakkam
    • Tidel Park
    • Tindivanam
    • Tindivanam Bypass
    • Tondiarpet
    • Urapackam
    • Urapakam Bus Stop
    • Urapakkam
    • Urapakkam Temporary Bus Stand
    • Urappakkam
    • Vaanavil Tv (Koyambedu)
    • Vaanavil Tv Koyambedu
    • Vaavin (Chennai)
    • Vadapalani
    • Vadapalani Bridge End
    • Vadapalani Bus Stop
    • Vadapalni Bus Stop
    • Vanagaram Bus Stop
    • Vanakaram
    • Vandaloor
    • Vandaloor crescent college
    • Vandalor
    • Vandalore Bus Stop
    • Vandalur
    • Vandalur Cresant College
    • Vandalur(Crescent College)
    • Vavin Junction
    • Villupuram By Pass


    • Alagappa University Road
    • Ariyakudi
    • Ariyakudi Arch
    • Ariyakudi Old Junction
    • Burma colony
    • Kalanivaasal
    • Kanadukathan
    • Kandanur
    • Karaikudi
    • Karaikudi Bus stand
    • Karaikudi Busstand
    • Karaikudi KMS Travels
    • Kottaiyur
    • Near Bus Stand
    • Nemathanpatti
    • New Bus Stand
    • Others
    • Pallathur
    • Puduvayal
    • Sri Ram Nagar
    • Sri Ram Nager
    • Sriram Nagar
    • Sriram Nagar ( Bus Stop )
    • Thirumayam
    • Water Tank
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    Chennai to Karaikudi Bus Types

    Various types of buses serving passengers from Chennai to Karaikudi ensuring safety and comfort. A few bus services are:

    • NON A/C Sleeper (2+1)
    • A/C Sleeper (2+1)
    • Volvo Multi-Axle A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • A/C Seater (2+2)
    • NON A/C Sleeper (1+2)
    • NON A/C Seater (2+1)
    • NON A/C Seater PushBack (2+2)
    • NON A/C Seater Puch Back (2+2)
    • NON A/C Seater Air Suspension (2+2)
    • NON A/C Seater Push Back (2+2)
    • NON A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1)
    • A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1)
    • A/C Seater Push Back (2+2)
    • NON A/C Seater (2+2)
    • NON A/C Hi-Tech Push Back (2+2)
    • Bharat Benz A/C Seater /Sleeper (2+1)
    • NON A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Bharat Benz A/C Sleeper (2+1)
    • NON A/C Push Back (2+2)
    • Mercedes Multi-Axle Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Volvo A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Volvo A/C Sleeper (2+1)
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    About Chennai

    Chennai formely known as Madras is the capital city of Tamil Nadu and is often referred to as the ‘Gateway of South India’. The city is a major social, economic hub of India and is also one of the oldest metropolitan of India along with Delhi, Calcutta and Mumbai. The city oversees millions of travelers yearly, who throng to the city for business or pleasure. The city holding a rich heritage and culture offers plenty of interesting sightseeing attractions for its tourists, for instance St. Mar’s Church, Kapeeleswarar Temple, Fort St.George, Guindy Natioanl Park, Marina Beaach, Breezy beach and much more.

    About Karaikudi

    Karaikudi often referred to, as the ‘Town of Bungalows’ is part of the Chettinad region. The city of Karaikudi is located in the Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu. The city is an architectural delight with its amazing palatial houses built out of limestone. The city is also home to various temples that draws in thousands of pilgrims from all quarters. Besides temple hopping tourists to the region can shop for antiques, diamonds, Alangudi tiles and local textiles. A must do in the region is to feast on the Chettinad cuisine and the various varieties of Paniyaram, which are a specialty of the region.

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    Travel Safety during Covid-19

    Covid-19 Updates on Chennai to Karaikudi Bus Route

    Travel safe from Chennai to Karaikudi during Covid-19 Pandemic
    • While traveling from Chennai to Karaikudi during Covid-19 Pandemic, passengers have to follow certain guidelines as per the orders of the Government and local authorities. One can find the key highlights of the restrictions to follow from Chennai to Karaikudi route on this page.
    Covid-19 Test and Quarantine Rules
    • If you are wondering if you need to take a Covid-19 test while travelling from Chennai to Karaikudi during Covid-19 Pandemic or looking for quarantine rules, this page will give you updated information on the same, so that you can keep the documents handy while travelling.
    List of Useful Resources
    • Passengers need to visit the official website of the Government and take a note of Covid-19 PCR test validity for traveling on this bus route.
    Key Points to Remember for Interstate Travelers
    • The state government has gradually started easing COVID-related restrictions and curbs that were put in place on Chennai to Karaikudi bus routes due to the ever-increasing deadly coronavirus cases. If you are traveling interstate, then check out these latest COVID rules and restrictions in place.

    General Covid-19 Guidelines to follow while in Karaikudi

    Mandatory Mask
    Minimum 1 meter of physical distance
    Sanitizing hands
    Temperature checks at public places

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