Chennai to Tirunelveli route is spread over at a distance of 556Kms by road. 16 different operators provide bus service from Chennai to Tirunelveli with 20 daily buses. Major operators who operate buses from Chennai to Tirunelveli are SRM Transports, SRS Travels having the maximum number of services. On Average, Chennai to Tirunelveli travel time is 7hrs 40min and can go up to 12hrs depending on the type of bus, operator and traffic conditions. The first bus takes off around 07:00 PM and last bus at 10:50 PM. The lowest Chennai to Tirunelveli bus fare being Rs.666 and the highest being Rs.1100 depending on the type of bus.
Travelling from Chennai to Tirunelveli 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, Non A/C Seater, Non A/C Semi Sleeper/Sleeper(2+1), Mercedes Multi-Axle Semisleeper. Now that redbus has tied up with many operators, booking tickets from Chennai to Tirunelveli 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.
Tirunelveli, which is also known as Nellai is a famous city in Tamil Nadu. This city was named Tinnevelly by the British. Located at a distance of about 700 km to the south of Chennai, Tirunelveli is said to be one of the earliest settlements in the state. Placed along the western bank of River Thamirabarani, Tirunelveli has a twin city called Palayamkottai, which is located on the eastern bank of the river. The city was ruled by various dynasties and the Pandyas were the main rulers. The Polygar war between Palaiyakkarars led by Veerapandiya Kattabomman and the British army was fought within the borders of this city. An industrial town in modern times, there is no dearth of historical monuments in Tirunelveli. The Nellaiappar Temple is one of the most prominent attractions here. Being an prominent educational hub of South India, Tirunelveli enjoys good connectivity with other towns and cities nearby.
One of the worst trip, cant able to keep the legs there is no space between front and back very much uncomfortable.
not maintaining timing, took 13 hrs to tirunelveli
Bus is good but the staff are little rude...
The bus went through all small towns . The route chart was not given properly during booking. We travelled with small kids. Kids be become so tired and very tensed. The road which was travelled was so bad.