The distance between these two cities is around 525Kms, and can be reached in approximately 8hrs 45min.Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Ongole and Salem. Kesineni Travels is a major operator along this route. The first bus starts from 07:30 PM and you can catch buses till 07:30 PM. The lowest fare for these buses starts from Rs.1050, and the maximum fare is around Rs.1050.
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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.
Reached time 4.30 am but reach 6.30am
Couldnt stretch my legs...the seats are so bad its cramped
It is one of wrost experience to travel in kesine travels. this almost third time am facing bus breakdown at midnight or earlymorning on hight way.customers are paying huge amount for confromtable travel. But its almost cheating and waste of public money