The distance between these two cities is around 540Kms, and can be reached in approximately 8hrs .Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Chennai and Kovilpatti. SRS Travels is a major operator along this route. The first SRS Travels bus starts at 05:45 PM, and you can easily access buses till 09:45 PM. Minimum fare for bus travel along this route is Rs.650, and the maximum fare is close to Rs.700.
You can now book online tickets from Chennai to Kovilpatti at redBus.in at affordable prices.
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.
Kovilpatti, also called Covilpatti, is a municipality in Thoothukudi District in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is the second largest town in Thoothukudi District. Kovilpatti is located 100 km south of Madurai city, 55 km north of Tirunelveli Town and 60 km north-west of Tuticorin. It is situated on the National Highway 7, which connects Varanasi in the north to Kanyakumari in the south. Kovilpatti town lies at about 130 m above mean sea level and is one of the industrial cities of Tamil Nadu. The town is famous for match factories, textile mills and fireworks industries among others. Famous tourist spots include Kathiresan temple (built on a hill Kathiresan hills), Ettayapuram (the birthplace of Nationalist poet and freedom fighter, Bharathi), Jamin palace, the Manimandapam of Bharathiyar, the birth house of Bharathiyar, the memorial of Sri Muthusamy Deekshidar, Kalugumalai (a massive rock dome of 300 ft), and Vettuvankoil among others.
Bus was delay by 1hr 30mins..Otherwise bus is good and comfortable to travel.. Coming to redbus: I faced a problem during booking..I choose 3 tickets and made the payment, after completing payment I was asked to choose the seats again!! Worst part is I was not able to choose the the seats which I selected before doing payment..Then I went for some other 3 seats :(
Me late for just 5 mins to the boarding point driver dint wait,he asked me to come to next stop,I went there he dint wai
They took the bus 15 mins later from the mentioned time,and bus was gng very very slow,and reached the destination 2 hrs late from the mentioned time..
Bus was not maintained well, two times axial piston bellows bursts and meet an accident, one spare bus arranged that bus also punctured. Journey start by 22.15 hrs and arrived by 15.00 hrs to Chennai.