The distance between these two cities is around 1140Kms, and can be reached in approximately 19hrs .Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Virudhnagar and Kolhapur(Maharashtra). SRS Travels is a major operator along this route. The first SRS Travels bus starts at 10:00 PM, and you can easily access buses till 10:00 PM. The lowest fare for these buses starts from Rs.1700, and the maximum fare is around Rs.1700.
You can now book online tickets from Virudhnagar to Kolhapur(Maharashtra) at redBus.in at affordable prices.
Virudhunagar, the erstwhile Virudhupatti, is a town in the state of Tamil Nadu. Located at a distance of about 506 km southwest of the state capital Chennai, Virudhunagar emerged as an important trade centre during the British reign. Virudhunagar is the birthplace of freedom fighter K. Kamaraj, who was the former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, and Bharat Ratna recipient. Virudhunagar was a part of Madurai in the olden times. It was ruled by Later Pandyas, Vijayanagar Empire, Madurai Nayaks, Chanda Sahib, Carnatic kingdom and the British, at various times in history. The major roads in Virudhunagar include the N H 7 and three district roads that connect Virudhunagar with nearby towns like Sivakasi, Madurai, Rajapalayam, Aruppukkottai and Sattur among others. The major inter-city bus routes from Virudhunagar are to the important cities like Madurai, Chennai, Rajapalayam, Tenkasi, Kovilpatti, Tuticorin, Tiruchendur, Nagercoil, Tirunelveli, Aruppukottai and Rameshwaram, to list a few.
Located in the southwestern region of Maharashtra, on the banks of River Panchaganga, lies the historical city of Kolhapur. The presence of numerous religious centers like Mahalakshmi Temple which is known for its ancient architectural style, Jyotiba Temple, Katyani Temple, Binkhambi Ganesh Mandir, Kopeshwara Temple, BhawaniTemple and Gagangiri Maharaj Math, some of them found dotting the holy river, has given the name ‘dakshinkashi’ to this city. Other than the religious presence, the city houses several forts and other historical places. Some of the major places to visit in this well-connected town are the Maharaja’s palace also known as the New palace, Shahji Chatrapati museum, Vishalgad Fort, Irwin Agricultural Museum, Radhanagari Dam, Wax museum and Bhavani Mandap, the oldest and biggest structure in Kolhapur also known as ‘glory of the city’. And who can forget about the popular and uniquely designed Kolhapuri chappals that are exported to all over the world.