Nellore to Chennai Bus

Nellore to Chennai Bus Service

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Cheapest Bus Ticket Price
3 hrs 28 mins
INR 192.00

Nellore to Chennai Bus Distance

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Nellore to Chennai Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
APSRTC 00:15 23:00 4 hrs 7 mins
VEGA BUS 03:15 03:15 3 hrs 15 mins
Kaveri Travels 06:00 06:00 2 hrs 30 mins
Sri Krishna Travels 01:30 06:00 3 hrs 10 mins
Sri Tulasi Tours and Travels 01:45 06:30 3 hrs 15 mins

Nellore to Chennai Bus Ticket Price

The minimum bus ticket price from Nellore to Chennai is INR 192.00. You can avail exclusive offers, deals & discounts and get the cheapest bus tickets online with redBus for both private and government bus operators. Bus ticket prices for Nellore to Chennai vary based on the distance, operator, bus type, amenities provided and also the travel season. Bus fare can be higher for top end buses like volvo, mercedes multi-axle sleeper buses. New users can use coupon code FIRST to get upto Rs 250 OFF on their first booking. redBus offers wallet cashback that can be redeemed by frequent travelers on every booking with a validity of 6 months from the day money is credited into the wallet. You can check all the offers & deals currently live for new & existing customers and select the best one applicable for your booking.

Nellore to Chennai Bus Distance & Duration

The average duration of buses from Nellore to Chennai is 3 hrs 28 mins. However, you can expect variations in the time taken due to route, traffic, weather conditions or other circumstances. The minimum journey duration for a bus from Nellore to Chennai is 01:50. Passengers travelling by bus from Nellore to Chennai cover a distance of approximately 176 kms. The first bus for Chennai from Nellore leaves at 00:15 and the last bus leaves Nellore at 23:59

How to Book Bus Tickets Online for Nellore to Chennai on redBus

Booking a bus from Nellore to Chennai with redBus is easy, safe, fast & convenient. redBus offers a user-friendly interface where you can book a bus ticket in simple steps. To book bus tickets online, download the redBus android or iOS mobile application or visit the redBus website.  

Follow these steps to book bus tickets from Nellore to Chennai:  

Step 1: Visit the redBus website or open the android/iOS app

Step 2: Enter your source, destination and journey date and click on ‘Search Buses’  

Step 3: All the available bus services from Nellore to Chennai will be listed along with the bus timings, seat availability, ticket prices, images, boarding points, amenities and more. You can apply filters to see buses of your choice based on ratings, departure/arrival times, bus types like volvo/sleeper/ac/non-ac, boarding/dropping points, operators and more 

Step 4: Choose your bus, select a seat and enter the boarding and dropping points 

Step 5: Enter passenger details and contact information, then click ‘Proceed to Pay’ 

Step 6: Complete the payment process online on redBus to confirm your bus ticket 

Step 7: Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive your Nellore to Chennai e-ticket/M-ticket. You can show your m-ticket at the time of boarding and enjoy a hassle-free journey

Government, RTC and State Transport Bus Services & Timings

redBus is an official partner for about 26 RTCs, State/Government transport and roadway bus corporations that offer reliable and affordable bus services with timings throughout the day. These buses provide essential connectivity between 15,000 cities and more than 5 lac routes across India. Some of the top government operators partnering with redBus are APSRTC, TSRTC, RSRTC, KSRTC (Kerala), UPSRTC and more. These RTC buses run from some of the top bus terminals in each city like Jubilee Bus Station (JBS) in Hyderabad, Koyambedu in Chennai, Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) in Delhi, Pandit Nehru Bus Station (PNBS) in Vijayawada, Sindhi Camp in Jaipur and many more. Some of the RTCs offer concessions to passengers based on age, gender, education making it a preferred mode of travel for senior citizens, students and ladies. Many state transport corporations also run special pilgrimage and tour package services to historical places, places of worship for leisure trips with friends and family.

Top Boarding and Dropping Points for Nellore and Chennai

When it comes to boarding and dropping points in Nellore and Chennai, you have various convenient options to choose from depending on where you are located. The top private and government bus operators' services start from the top bus terminals located centrally in a city and also halt at several points enroute the destination to facilitate easy boarding and dropping experience for travellers. Most of the boarding points have the necessary amenities for passengers like waiting rooms, washrooms, cafes, restaurants, wi-fi, charging points and more. Some boarding/dropping points are located with good connectivity to local transport means like auto, cab, metro and buses. With redbus' live bus tracking feature you can track where the bus is located and accordingly plan to reach the boarding point on time. By sharing the live bus location with your family, you can have a safe travel experience.

Some of the top Boarding Points in Nellore are Atmakur Bus Stand, Ayappa Gudi, Bus Stand, Kovuru, Mini Bypass, Nellore Bypass- Simhapuri Hospital, Others. Some of the top Dropping Points in Chennai are Alandur, Anna Nagar, Anna University, Ashok Pillar, Chengalpattu, Chrompet, Egmore, Ekkattuthangal, Guduvancheri, Guindy.

Popular Bus Operators on Nellore to Chennai Route

With a network of 4,500+ private bus operators and 26+ official state transport partnerships, redBus offers a large fleet of buses to choose from across all the cities in India. There are a total of 19 bus operators on this route. Some of the popular operators running bus services from Nellore to Chennai are:

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    Nellore to Chennai Bus Seat Availability

    You can check real-time availability of seats for buses running from Nellore to Chennai route. You can navigate to the seats section for any bus service to view the number of available seats, seat types and price. You can select among different seat types like seater, sleeper, semi-sleeper in the lower or upper decks and proceed with bus ticket booking. You can get a guaranteed seat based on your preference and travel plans. During peak travel seasons like summer holidays, festivals, national holidays and long weekends, you can get an assured seat of your choice by booking in advance so you can travel with a peace of mind.

    FAQS for Nellore to Chennai bus ticket booking

    Are buses available from Nellore to Chennai?

    Yes, the number of buses available from Nellore to Chennai are 39. Also, there are 19 operators making trips from Nellore to Chennai.

    What is the cheapest bus ticket price from Nellore to Chennai?

    The cheapest bus ticket price from Nellore to Chennai is INR 192.00

    How can I book bus tickets online from Nellore to Chennai?

    You can visit redBus website or download the app, select bus and seats, choose boarding and dropping points, enter passenger details, proceed to the payment section to confirm your bus ticket booking. Book bus ticket now!

    What is the maximum bus ticket fare for Nellore to Chennai?

    The maximum bus ticket fare for a journey from Nellore to Chennai is INR 3730.00

    When do the first and last Nellore to Chennai bus leave?

    The departure time of the first bus from Nellore to Chennai is at 00:15, while the last bus is at 23:59.

    Can I get the total distance covered from Nellore to Chennai?

    The total distance covered from Nellore to Chennai is 176 kms.

    What is the minimum journey duration from Nellore to Chennai?

    The minimum journey duration from Nellore to Chennai could take around 01:50 hours by bus. However, the duration from Nellore to Chennai also depends on factors such as distance, road conditions, and traffic.

    From which boarding points do buses depart from Nellore to Chennai?

    The common boarding points for buses from Nellore to Chennai are Atmakur Bus Stand, Ayappa Gudi, Bus Stand, Kovuru, Mini Bypass, Nellore Bypass- Simhapuri Hospital, Others.

    What are the dropping points in Chennai for buses from Nellore to Chennai?

    The common dropping points in Chennai for buses from Nellore to Chennai are Alandur, Anna Nagar, Anna University, Ashok Pillar, Chengalpattu, Chrompet, Egmore, Ekkattuthangal, Guduvancheri, Guindy.

    Who are the popular bus operators from Nellore to Chennai?

    The popular bus operators serving from Nellore to Chennai are Sri Krishna Travels, APSRTC, Sri Tulasi Tours and Travels, J J YATRA , VKV Travels.

    What are the bus types running from Nellore to Chennai?

    The bus types running from Nellore to Chennai route are A/C Sleeper (2+1), , Mercedes Multi-Axle Semi Sleeper (2+2), AMARAVATHI (VOLVO / SCANIA A.C Multi Axle), EXPRESS. So, whether you are looking for a basic or luxury ride, there’s something for passengers.

    What is the customer care number for Nellore to Chennai?

    For any customer support or complaints regarding bus booking, you can visit

    How can I pay for bus tickets from Nellore to Chennai?

    redBus offer various payment options for bus ticket booking for Nellore to Chennai like redBus Wallet, Credit and debit cards. Also, you can make payments using UPI such as Gpay, PhonePe, and Amazon Pay, wallets payments like Paytm and amazon pay, net banking, and buy now and pay later options like Simpl. Check bus booking online now!

    How can I cancel or reschedule my Nellore to Chennai bus ticket?

    You can cancel Nellore to Chennai bus tickets online through redBus or from the app. Also, you can contact customer service for any cancellations query. Cancellations will incur charges as outlined on the ticket.

    Nellore to Chennai Online Bus Booking on redBus

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    redBus is the official partner for 4500+ private & 26+ RTCs/State transport corporations serving on ~4.5 lac bus routes across India. redBus is an Authorised IRCTC Partner offering train ticket booking as well. You can also book metro rail tickets, autos in select cities where it is available currently.

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    redDeals are discounts offered by top bus operators exclusively on redBus. The redDeal discount amount which ranges from a minimum of 5% to a maximum of 25% is in addition to any other discount applicable at the time of booking your online bus ticket. So with redDeals you can be assured of not just safe & comfortable travel but also of the cheapest travel option at any time. Different types of redDeals offered by operators include Return trip offer, Early bird offer, Last minute offer, Trial offer, Festive/Holiday offer and more. Booking online bus tickets with redDeals is easy. They have flexible cancellation and reschedule policies - Flexi Ticket.

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    Top Bus Types Available for Buses from Nellore to Chennai

    Some of the bus types available for travel from Nellore to Chennai are :

    • A/C Sleeper (2+1)
    • Mercedes Multi-Axle Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • NON A/C Sleeper (2+1)
    • A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1)
    • Mercedes Benz Multi-Axle (2+2)
    • A/C Seater Gold Class (2+2)
    • Scania AC Multi Axle Sleeper (2+1)
    • A/C Seater (2+2)
    • A/C Seater Platinum Class (2+2)
    • Volvo Multi-Axle I-Shift B11R Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • A/C Classy Seater (2+2)
    • Volvo Multi-Axle Sleeper A/C (2+1)
    • NON A/C Hi-Tech (2+2)

    Benefits of booking Nellore to Chennai bus on redBus

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    With redBus, you can choose from multiple bus services based on price, user ratings, route taken, amenities, seat availability, duration, timings/timetable and bus operators. You can check the bus & seat images and information on boarding/dropping points, rest stops, amenities, child & luggage policies before making your decision. By booking online with redBus you can avoid standing in the long queues especially during peak or festive times and there are no additional charges or commission to be paid. You can use the live bus tracking feature to track your bus location in order to plan your trip better.

    Get your money back instantly with redBus in the event of cancellations or booking failure. As redBus works with PCI DSS compliant and secure payment partners/aggregators you can transact on the platform with the assurance of full safety.

    FlexiTicket: Flexible Cancellation & Reschedule Policies

    redBus offers traveler friendly cancellation and reschedule policies for its users. With the Flexiticket feature applicable on some of the top services, you can get amazing benefits on date change and cancellation. You can change your travel date for free up to 8 hours before departure or get a minimum 50% refund if you cancel your ticket at least 12 hours before the departure time. If you cancel within 0-12 hours before departure time, cancellation charges will be applicable as per the operator's policy. Watch out for the 'FlexiTicket' logo on the bus service to avail this benefit.

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    About Nellore

    Nellore, a city situated in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, is a place where historical landmarks and natural beauty coexist harmoniously. Known for its rich heritage, serene beaches, and vibrant culture, Nellore offers travellers a diverse range of travel experiences. Nellore is located on the banks of the Penna River, near the Bay of Bengal, making it a coastal city with a picturesque backdrop. The region boasts a tropical climate, with hot summers and moderate winters. The fertile plains of Nellore are known for their agricultural productivity.

    • Culture and Language: Nellore's culture is deeply rooted in the traditions of Andhra Pradesh. Telugu is the primary language spoken here. The city enthusiastically celebrates various festivals, including Ugadi, Diwali, and Sankranti. Traditional dance forms like Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam are integral to the culture.
    • Art and Handicraft: Nellore is known for its vibrant art scene, with local artists creating intricate Kalamkari paintings, a traditional Andhra art form. The city is also famous for its handwoven silk and cotton fabrics, reflecting the region's craftsmanship.
    • Food: Nellore's Andhra cuisine is known for its spicy and flavorful dishes. Must-try items include Andhra chicken curry, gongura mutton, and the iconic Andhra biryani. Due to its coastal location, the city's culinary scene also features a variety of seafood.
    • Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit Nellore is during the winter months, from November to February, when the weather is cool and pleasant, making it ideal for outdoor exploration.
    • Travel Connectivity: Nellore is well-connected by air, road, and rail.
      • Air Connectivity: The nearest airport is Tirupati Airport, which connects the city to major domestic destinations.
      • Railway Connectivity: Nellore Railway Station is a major railway hub connecting to various parts of India.
      • Bus Connectivity: The city has a comprehensive bus network, facilitating travel within Nellore and to neighbouring towns and cities. You can book a bus from Nellore to Chennai online to experience hassle-free travel. 

    Famous Places to Visit in Nellore

    Below, you will find famous must-visit places in Nellore. 

    • Venkatagiri Fort is a historic fort known for its grandeur and scenic surroundings.
    • Ranganatha Temple: An ancient temple dedicated to Lord Ranganatha, showcasing remarkable Dravidian architecture.
    • Nellapattu Bird Sanctuary: A haven for birdwatchers, home to various migratory birds.
    • Pulicat Lake: A tranquil lagoon offering boat rides and breathtaking sunsets.
    • Jonnavada Kamakshi Temple: A revered temple known for its spiritual significance and architectural beauty.

    Nellore is a city that encapsulates the rich heritage of Andhra Pradesh and offers travellers a blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. Whether you're exploring its historic landmarks, savouring its spicy cuisine, or enjoying the tranquillity of its coastal surroundings, Nellore promises a unique and enriching experience in southern India. Check out Nellore to Chennai bus ticket price and timetable to plan your travel accordingly. 

    About Chennai

    Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is a vibrant and bustling coastal city located in the southern part of India. It serves as the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is one of the largest cultural, economic, and educational centres in South India. Chennai is situated along the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal and boasts a long coastline. The city is known for its tropical climate, with hot and humid summers and occasional monsoon rains. Chennai's geography includes urban areas, beautiful beaches, and green spaces.

    • Culture and Language: Tamil is the official language of Chennai and Tamil Nadu, which plays a central role in the city's culture. Chennai's culture is deeply rooted in Tamil traditions, and the town celebrates various Tamil festivals with great fervor. Classical Carnatic music and Bharatanatyam dance originated in Tamil Nadu and are integral to Chennai's cultural heritage.
    • Art and Handicrafts: Chennai is a hub for traditional and contemporary Indian art. The city has numerous art galleries, cultural centres, and museums showcasing various artistic expressions. Tamil Nadu is known for its rich tradition of handwoven silk sarees, intricately carved stone sculptures, and Tanjore paintings, and you can find these handicrafts in Chennai.
    • Food: Chennai is a paradise for food lovers, especially those who enjoy South Indian cuisine. The city is renowned for its dosas, idlis, vadas, and aromatic filter coffee. Chettinad cuisine, known for its spicy flavours, is also a speciality of Chennai. The city's street food scene is vibrant, with popular items like murukku sandwich and bajji stalls.
    • Best Time to Visit Chennai: The best time to visit Chennai is during the winter months, from November to February when the weather is relatively cooler and more pleasant for outdoor activities and sightseeing.
    • Chennai Travel Connectivity: Chennai is well-connected by air, rail, and road.
      • Air Connectivity: Chennai International Airport is one of the busiest airports in India, offering domestic and international flights.
      • Railway Connectivity: Chennai Central and Chennai Egmore are the major railway stations, with trains connecting the city to all parts of India.
      • Bus Connectivity: Chennai has an extensive network of local buses and is connected to nearby towns and cities through a well-maintained road network. You can book bus from Chennai to Nellore and other cities

    Famous Places to Visit In Chennai

    • Marina Beach: One of the longest urban beaches in the world, perfect for a stroll.
    • Kapaleeshwarar Temple: A historic Hindu temple renowned for its Dravidian architecture.
    • Fort St. George: A British-era fort that houses the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly and a museum.
    • San Thome Basilica: A Roman Catholic basilica built over the tomb of St. Thomas the Apostle.
    • Government Museum: A museum featuring a diverse collection of art, archaeology, and natural history exhibits.
    • Vivekananda House: A historic building where Swami Vivekananda stayed and delivered his famous Chicago speech.

    Chennai is a city that beautifully combines its ancient heritage with modernity. Whether you're exploring its historic temples, enjoying South Indian delicacies, or immersing yourself in its vibrant arts and culture, Chennai offers a diverse and enriching experience in the heart of Tamil Nadu. You can check Nellore to Chennai bus ticket price or time table before booking the tickets. To book bus from Nellore to Chennai, visit redBus website or mobile app. 

    Travel Tips for Passengers Travelling from Nellore to Chennai

    Here are some travel guidelines to keep in mind for Nellore to Chennai bus journey.

    • Ensure to book your tickets in advance, either online or at the bus station. It will help you secure your seat to avoid last-minute hassles.
    • Try to arrive at the boarding point at least 15-30 minutes before the departure time and use the live bus tracking feature so that you don’t miss the bus.
    • Carry a valid photo ID proof such as Aadhar card, passport, or driver's license, as it may be required during ticket verification.
    • Check the luggage policies set by the bus operator and carry accordingly to avoid excess baggage charges or inconvenience to other passengers.
    • Listen to the instructions given by the bus staff regarding boarding and safety protocols, and cooperate with them at all times.
    • Avoid crowding near the entrance or exit of the bus and maintain a safe distance from other passengers.
    • Carry essential items such as water, snacks, medications, and other travel-related things to keep yourself comfortable during the journey.
    • To travel to/from the boarding/dropping points, you can buy metro tickets or book an auto on the redBus app. Metro ticket booking is currently available only in Chennai & Kochi, and auto booking is available only in Bangalore.

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