The distance between these two cities is around 540Kms, and can be reached in approximately 8hrs 30min.Orange Tours And Travels is one of the major bus operators that runs buses between Chennai and Palakkad and they have 2 buses along this route. The first Orange Tours And Travels bus starts at 07:00 PM, and you can easily access buses till 07:45 PM. Minimum fare for bus travel along this route is Rs.800, and the maximum fare is close to Rs.1100.
You can now book online tickets from Chennai to Palakkad 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.
Palakkad, also known as Palghat, is a district in Kerala which connects the state to Tamilnadu through Palghat Gap located in the Western Ghats. The largest district in Kerala, Palakkad is bestowed with rivers, hills and paddy fields. Palakkad Fort which was built by Hyder Ali in the year 1766 is the main place of tourist interest. The fort changed many hands, from Zamorins to the British, and is known as Tipu’s Fort. The fort has a functioning jail and a Hanuman temple inside. Among the other temples, Vadakkanthara Bhagavathy temple, Meenkulathi Bhagavathi temple, Perungottukavu Bhagavathi temple, Manappullikkavu temple, and Nallekkavu Ayyappan temple are worth mentioning. Another important site is the historical Jain temple in Jainmedu where the remnants of Jainism can be found. The Dhoni Waterfalls and the Silent Valley forests are popular trekking spots for the tourists. The Malampuzha Dam and Gardens also attract a lot of tourists.
A tad upper than the rest of the competitors... One of the best to travel with...
Overall it was nice. My only gripe was blankets provided was a bit dusty, though it cme in polythene covers.. may be Im too sensitive to dust
Driver must learn how to speak with customers(was a rude guy).... but the helper was polite and welcoming...
bus is almost 2 hours late. I had to wait for the bus at the pick up point for about 1 and a half hour. No customer serv