The distance between these two cities is around 450Kms, and can be reached in approximately 7hrs 30min.Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Cochin and Salem. Orange Tours And Travels is a major operator along this route. The first Orange Tours And Travels bus starts at 08:00 PM, and you can easily access buses till 08:00 PM. Minimum fare for bus travel along this route is Rs.1100, and the maximum fare is close to Rs.1100.
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Cochin also known as Kochi is one of the major port cities of Indian state Kerala. The city is also nicknamed as Ernakulam. Cochin is popular for its charming forts and places of interest. Recently, the city launched the largest shopping mall of the country. Kochi is well connected to the rest of the country through road, rail and airlines. Cochin bus timings and routes are operated by the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC). National highways and state highways connect Cochin bus routes to its neighboring cities. Cochin to Coimbatore, Cochin to Palakkad, Cochin to Thrissur, Cochin to Bangalore and Cochin to Madurai etc. are few of the most popular Kochi bus routes.
Salem, a district located in the state of Tamil Nadu, is commonly known as the Mango city, Steel city, Agro city and Electric City. The city gets the name from the word ‘Sela’ or ‘Shalya’ which means ‘the country around the hills’. Poiman Karadu, Mettur Dam, Namakkal, and Tharamangalam are a few sightseeing options in and around Salem. Jama Masjid, built by Tipu Sultan, and situated on the banks of Thirumanimuthu River is the oldest mosque in Salem. Yercaud Hills, a hill station, is located 22 km away from Salem in the Shevaroy range of hills in Eastern Ghats. Places like Siddhar Temple, Kottai Mariamman Temple, Skandhashram, Kothandaramar temple, Sithar Koil, Othumali Murugan temple, Pandurangan Hill temple, Kumaragiri Hill Murugan temple, ISKON, Kariperumal Karadu Hill temple are a few temples located in Salem. Kurumbapatti Zoological Park, Anna Park, Anamarathupatti lake, Paravasa Ulagam, Kiliyur Falls, and Dream Land attracts fair amount of visitors.