The distance between these two cities is around 585Kms, and can be reached in approximately 9hrs 45min.KPN Travels operates close to 2 buses from Thiruvananthapuram to Salem. The first KPN Travels bus starts at 06:00 PM, and you can easily access buses till 06:00 PM. The KPN Travels buses have a minimum bus fare starting from Rs.610, and the maximum bus fare is Rs.860.
You can now book online tickets from Thiruvananthapuram to Salem at redBus.in at affordable prices.
Thiruvananthapuram, erstwhile Trivandrum, is the capital city of Kerala in South India. Located at the western coastlines, along the extreme south of the Indian mainland, this city is known as the abode of Lord Ananthapadmanabha. The father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi had described Thiruvananthapuram as the ‘Evergreen city of India.’ Tiruvananthapuram is the seat of the state government and it is the largest and most populated city of the state. Since the city is the centre of governance, not many industries can be found here. The IT sector is the major contributor to the revenue here. Apart from this, Thiruvananthapuram is an academic hub and several educational and scientific institutions like the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) are found here. Tiruvananthapuram enjoys great connectivity by means of road, rail and air. A good network of road connects the city to other parts of the region. Bus services are also in plenty.
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.