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TNSTC Bus Routes & Timings

RouteFirst BusLast Bus
Tiruchirapalli to Chennai06:3023:50BOOK NOW
Velankanni to Chennai06:0023:30BOOK NOW
Chennai to Kumbakonam00:0023:45BOOK NOW
Chennai to Tirunelveli09:3022:50BOOK NOW
Madurai to Chennai05:3023:55BOOK NOW
Mattuthavani to Koyambedu05:3023:55BOOK NOW
Chennai to Salem04:3023:55BOOK NOW
Koyambedu to Salem New Bus Stand04:3023:55BOOK NOW
Chennai to Tiruchirapalli00:0023:55BOOK NOW
Chennai to Velankanni07:4523:30BOOK NOW

TNSTC Bus Details

Q: What is the Total Number of Routes covered by TNSTC on daily basis?
A: TNSTC covers 5190 routes (approx.) on daily basis.
Q: What is the total number of Night Service Buses run by TNSTC?
A: There are 2570 Night Service Buses run by TNSTC.
Q: What is the shortest & the longest route covered by TNSTC?
A: Shortest route is Madurai to Tiruchirapalli and Longest route is Bangalore to Tiruchirapalli

TNSTC Online Reservation

The Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) was founded in 1972 with the intent to connect all major towns and cities by boosting the transportation service. The TNSTC has a massive fleet of buses, more than 41,000 that serves all major towns and cities within Tamilnadu and the neighbouring states. The buses cover more than 5,100 travel routes on a daily basis.

TNSTC is the preferred choice by passengers when it comes to availing bus travel services due to its punctual bus services. All the buses are equipped with necessary amenities to provide a safe and comfortable travel experience to the passengers. It also provides one of the most affordable bus services in the state of Tamil Nadu. You can easily make TNSTC online booking using a trusted service provider like redBus.

Amenities on TNSTC

TNSTC doesn’t compromise with the safety and comfort of its passengers. All the buses are equipped with necessary travel amenities to make the journey comfortable, safe and memorable. The list of amenities might differ depending upon the type of bus or accommodation booked by the passenger. Generally, the buses with more amenities have a higher fare compared to those with a general set of amenities. Here is a list of amenities that you can expect while travelling from a TNSTC bus.

  • Charging Facility
  • Water bottles
  • Fan/ Air conditioner
  • Central Television
  • Reading/ Night lamp

In addition to this, buses also feature amenities such as blankets, disposable seat covers, CCTV, etc.

Popular Travel Routes

The Tamil Nadu State Transportation Corporation has more than 41,000 buses in its fleet that cover more than 5,100 travel routes on a daily basis. The shortest travel route is between Madurai to Tiruchirapalli and the longest route is between Bangalore to Tiruchirapalli. Here is a list of some of the popular travel routes for which you can make TNSTC online booking.

  • Tiruchirapalli to Chennai
  • Velankanni to Chennai
  • Chennai to Kumbakonam
  • Chennai to Tirunelveli
  • Mattuthavani to Koyambedu
  • Madurai to Chennai
  • Koyambedu to Shanthinagar
  • Chennai to Bangalore
  • Chennai to Kumbakonam

To find the TNSTC bus timings for your particular travel route quickly you can use the redBus application or website.

Types of TNSTC Buses

The Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation has a wide range of buses to offer to its passengers. The availability of these buses is contingent on factors such as travel route, timings, budget and accommodation type. You can make TNSTC online booking and find out the availability of the buses for your route. Some of the popular bus types that TNSTC has included are:

  • Ultra Deluxe
  • A/C Sleeper (2+1)
  • A/C Seater (2+1)
  • A/C Seater (2+2)
  • Classic
  • Non-A/C Sleeper (2+1)
  • Deluxe

Popular Cities Covered

TNSTC buses cover more than 5,190 travel routes on a daily basis to serve passengers travelling within Tamil Nadu and the neighbouring states. TNSC has a huge fleet that helps to provide a higher frequency for the majority of travel routes. You can easily check the TNSTC bus timetable online using redBus. Some of the most popular cities covered by the TNSTC buses include the following.

  • Tiruchirapalli
  • Chennai
  • Usilampatti
  • Kozhikode
  • Tiruvannamalai
  • Aruppukottai
  • Madurai
  • Bangalore
  • Velankanni

Popular Pilgrimage Destinations with TNSTC

TNSTC buses cover all major towns and cities within the state of Tamil Nadu and the nearby regions. Some of the popular cities covered by the buses include Chennai, Madurai, Bangalore, Kozhikode, etc. In addition to this, the TNSTC buses also offer bus services to some of the most popular pilgrimage sites in India. This makes travelling a whole lot easier for the devotees. Here is a list of some of the popular pilgrimage destinations covered by TNSTC buses.

  • Madurai
  • Tirunelveli
  • Vellore
  • Tirupathi
  • Kanchipuram
  • Mahabaleshwar

How to Book a TNSTC bus on redBus

The easiest way to make a TNSTC bus booking is by using the redBus portal. You can make TNSTC online ticket booking either using the redBus website or through the mobile application in just a few clicks. Here is how you can book a TNSTC online bus ticket.

  • Visit the redBus website or open the mobile application
  • Enter your travel route details in the “From” and “To” section on the online portal
  • After entering your travel details you will need to mention the date of journey
  • Now you just have to click on the “Search” button on the right
  • Use the ‘filters’ on the right-hand side to filter the bus options down to only TNSTC buses.
  • You will need to select a seat as per your preference and availability
  • Now click on the “Proceed to Book” button
  • You will have to enter personal details in the “Passenger Info” & “Contact Info” section
  • You can enter an Offer Code that you have before proceeding to the payment section

The above-mentioned steps will help to make TNSTC bus booking online using redBus. After completing this, you will have to pay the required sum for bus fare and confirm your online bookings. The ticket will be sent on your mobile number and email address mentioned in the contact information section provided earlier. You can even opt for travel insurance with redBus, this insurance covers accidents and loss of luggage for a very nominal fee.

Safety Measures Followed by TNSTC during COVID 19

The Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation is taking all the required preventive measures to contain the spread of coronavirus and ensure a safe and comfortable travel experience for its passengers. The TNSTC has provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits to all the drivers doing special duty for reducing the risk of spread of Coronavirus.

The buses are washed and sanitized on a daily basis on their respective depot so that a safe travel experience could be provided to the passengers. The buses services were also halted briefly to eliminate the possibility of any spread due to transportation. TNSTC is taking all required measures to ensure that safeties of the passengers are not compromised during this Coronavirus pandemic.

TNSTC Bus Services

TNSTC has a good frequency of buses that run all throughout the day ensuring safety and comfort of passengers. TNSTC staff are known for assisting passengers consistently. Travellers prefer TNSTC due to its convenient and on time bus services across various routes.

TNSTC Bus Types

The various types of buses run by TNSTC are:

  • A/C Sleeper (2+1)
  • A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1)
  • A/C Seater (2+2)
  • NON A/C Sleeper (2+1)
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Book TNSTC Online Bus Tickets

Booking TNSTC online bus tickets from redBus is fast and simple. You can book TNSTC ticket by choosing online secured payment options at any time. Every traveller is eligible to ongoing offers and cash backs.

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