The distance between these two cities is around 390Kms, and can be reached in approximately 6hrs 30min.Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Thoothukudi and Udumalaipet. Hindusthan Travels is a major operator along this route. The first Hindusthan Travels bus starts at 10:00 PM, and you can easily access buses till 10:00 PM. The Hindusthan Travels buses have a minimum bus fare starting from Rs.578, and the maximum bus fare is Rs.578.
You can now book online tickets from Thoothukudi to Udumalaipet at redBus.in at affordable prices.
Often referred to as Pearl City, Salt Capital of Tamil Nadu and Sea Gateway of Tamil Nadu, the city of Tuticorin is one of the major commercial centres in the entire south India. Tuticorin, also called Thoothukudi, is said to be an ancient city which was ruled by many illustrious dynasties like the Pandyas, Cholas, Malabar Sultanate, Tirunelveli Sultanate, Vijayanagar Empire, Nayaks, Chanda Sahib, Carnatic kingdom, Portuguese, Dutch and the British among others. An important centre of Pear Fishing, Tuticorin is also a major commercial seaport of India. There are about 21 islands in between Tuticorin and Rameshwaram, which are rich with Marine life. The Gulf of Mannar is a protected area and it houses the marine national park. Tuticorin is well connected with all other important cities of the state. Roadways are the best means to travel to the city. There are many buses connecting it with the important cities of Tamil Nadu and neighboring states.