The distance between these two cities is around 487Kms, and can be reached in approximately 8hrs 5min.Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Kovilpatti and Chennai. Orange Tours And Travels is a major operator along this route. The first Orange Tours And Travels bus starts at 11:20 PM, and you can easily access buses till 11:55 PM. Minimum fare for bus travel along this route is Rs.900, and the maximum fare is close to Rs.1000.
You can now book online tickets from Kovilpatti to Chennai at redBus.in at affordable prices.
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.
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.