The distance between these two cities is around 390Kms, and can be reached in approximately 6hrs 30min.SRS Travels operates close to 1 buses from Salem to Kovilpatti. The first bus starts from 11:30 PM and you can catch buses till 11:30 PM. The SRS Travels buses have a minimum bus fare starting from Rs.425, and the maximum bus fare is Rs.525.
You can now book online tickets from Salem to Kovilpatti at redBus.in at affordable prices.
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.
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.
The beparture time in Salem is not said. I got the bus at 12.30
Great service and great driving skills.. Need gud waiting room for passengers @ booking office