The distance between these two cities is around 721Kms, and can be reached in approximately 11hrs .Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Chalakudi and Chennai. Parveen Travels is a major operator along this route. The first Parveen Travels bus starts at 06:15 PM, and you can easily access buses till 09:00 PM. The lowest fare for these buses starts from Rs.1333, and the maximum fare is around Rs.1750.
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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.
Bus was supposed to depart from Chalakudy by 7pm. However bus reached Chalakudy only by 8.15pm ! Please stick to timings, so that we can reach destination on time. But bus staff were very cooperative.
Blankets were not provided unless asked for. Boarding time was punctual. Drop time comited was 7.30 AM . However reached Perangalathur itself only by 9.30 AM
It was a really fine journey.The crew were very helpful in every aspect.It was punctual too.i will prefer the same on my next time.
I traveled on 07-02-2016 from Chalakudy to Chennai. I was not able to sleep as I constantly bit by bug kind of insect throughout the night. I want to know what action redbus will take on this. Is this a namesake procedure or there will be some response to it???