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Chennai to Madurai Bus

Chennai to Madurai Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration: 7 hours 41 mins
Buses depart from: Chennai
Bus arrives in: Madurai
Distance: 462 km
Earliest Bus: 00:00
Last Bus: 23:55
Daily Bus Services: 3090
Bus Companies: SRM Travels, TNSTC, Blue Mount Travels

Bus from Chennai to Madurai

The journey from Chennai to Madurai is smoothly covered by a bus in 9 hours. The time to travel is dependent on India’s traffic, roads and climatic conditions. There are operators running their buses between Chennai to Madurai bringing necessary travel convenience for several people in India. All buses are driven by experienced drivers ensuring safety during journey.

Many travelers like to take a Chennai to Madurai train in order to ensure comfort, availability of washroom facilities, and ideal duration of journey. However, buses from Chennai to Madurai offer equal comfort and convenience given the choice of seater/ sleeper buses and plenty of bus operators to choose from. Getting a perfect seat availability in a train from Chennai to Madurai is a complex affair due to social distancing rules during Covid-19 and Chennai to Madurai being a busy route. Here Chennai to Madurai buses come out to be the perfect solution with their ease of booking. Also, if you’re the one who has loved the comfort of AC trains from Chennai to Madurai, you will find plenty of comfortable air conditioned Volvo buses on this route.

The Chennai to Madurai fare varies according to what means of transportation you choose to travel. Both Chennai to Madurai train booking and bus booking can be done online now-a-days and one gets to choose the choice of seat, lower or upper. While in case of trains, one gets to know about their seat number after booking the tickets, passengers can select and book their seats easily while booking bus tickets online. Some buses on this route come with attached toilets, which makes the travel extremely convenient for the elderly. One can also find a number of volvo buses with restroom facilities. Buses with toilet facilities can be easily filtered out while booking bus tickets on redBus. On the other hand, bus operators that do not have attached toilets in buses give a washroom break of 10-15 mins while covering the Chennai to Madurai distance as per the passengers’ comfort. Buses help people save time by being on time almost always, while the same is not the case with trains. In addition to aforementioned facilities, there are many other reasons to choose buses when you fall short of Chennai to Madurai train tickets, such as:

  • As boarding and dropping points are closer to home, buses can reduce the distance between passengers’ source and destination.
  • Buses are safer modes of transportation as it’s easier to sanitize buses before and after each trip.
  • As compared to trains, passengers get a personal cabin in the bus.
  • Passengers need not go to crowded areas like a railway station and catch the bus from their closest boarding point, which will reduce their exposure to Covid-19.
  • Using the online bus booking system, buses can be easily rescheduled, which is still a herculean task with trains.
  • Most of the buses on Chennai to Madurai route stop at great restaurants that offer hot and hygienic meals.
  • Buses are more flexible than trains since the bus road network is denser than those of trains.

So, if you’re looking for an urgent travel and unable to book Chennai to Madurai train tickets, do not worry! Just log on to redBus.in and choose a suitable bus to travel by.


Bus From Madurai to Chennai Bus

If this isn’t a one-way journey, you can book your return tickets from Madurai to Chennai with ease. With a plethora of operators servicing this route, choose a bus that best meets your needs and requirements. You can even use the filter option to arrange the bus operators according to your preferred choice such as duration of travel, fare, seats available, etc. So, what are you waiting for? Book your bus tickets with redBus.

Operators Serving on this Route

A number of prominent operators ply buses from Chennai to Madurai ensuring punctuality and safety for its passengers. Major operators offering various kinds of bus services are:


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FAQs

I am unable to get Chennai to Madurai train booking. Are buses running on this route?
Due to covid-19, many trains are not running and hence you may not be finding a train for your journey. However, you can find a range of buses from Chennai to Madurai that will match your requirement. You can simply choose Chennai and Madurai as your source and destination to check available buses and book one at your preferred time.
What makes buses from Chennai to Madurai a better choice than trains?
There are a number of bus services available from Chennai to Madurai and you will never fall short of choices for a perfect bus journey. In addition to this, buses can be booked from your nearest boarding point, which saves a huge amount of journey time. Besides, buses can be easily sanitized, change travel routes when required, and stop at restaurants offering hygienic food to ensure passengers’ safety and health.

BOARDING & DROPPING POINTS

Chennai

Madurai


    Chennai to Madurai Bus Types

    Various types of buses serving passengers from Chennai to Madurai ensuring safety and comfort. A few bus services are:


    About Chennai

    Chennai formely known as Madras is the capital city of Tamil Nadu and is often referred to as the ‘Gateway of South India’. The city is a major social, economic hub of India and is also one of the oldest metropolitan of India along with Delhi, Calcutta and Mumbai. The city oversees millions of travelers yearly, who throng to the city for business or pleasure. The city holding a rich heritage and culture offers plenty of interesting sightseeing attractions for its tourists, for instance St. Mar’s Church, Kapeeleswarar Temple, Fort St.George, Guindy Natioanl Park, Marina Beaach, Breezy beach and much more.

    About Madurai

    Often referred to as the ‘Temple City’, Madurai lies on the banks of the beautiful Vagai River. It is the second largest city of Tamil Nadu and is surrounded by two main hills of the region- Nagamalai Hills and Sirumalai Hills. Madurai interestingly has the shape of a lotus which is the reason why the region is called ‘Lotus City’. Its 24x7 working culture has added another nickname to its list- “Sleepless City”. Madurai is quite well-known as a pilgrimage destination and sees many visitors during important festivals. Some of the most popular attractions in the city are Sri Meenakshi Temple, Gandhi Museum, Samanar Hills, Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal and Aayiram Kaal Mandapam.

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    Travel Safety during Covid-19

    Covid-19 Updates on Chennai to Madurai Bus Route

    Travel safe from Chennai to Madurai during Covid-19 Pandemic
    • While traveling from Chennai to Madurai during Covid-19 Pandemic, passengers have to follow certain guidelines as per the orders of the Government and local authorities. One can find the key highlights of the restrictions to follow from Chennai to Madurai route on this page.
    Covid-19 Test and Quarantine Rules
    • If you are wondering if you need to take a Covid-19 test while travelling from Chennai to Madurai during Covid-19 Pandemic or looking for quarantine rules, this page will give you updated information on the same, so that you can keep the documents handy while travelling.
    List of Useful Resources
    • Passengers need to visit the official website of the Government and take a note of Covid-19 PCR test validity for traveling on this bus route.
    Key Points to Remember for Interstate Travelers
    • The state government has gradually started easing COVID-related restrictions and curbs that were put in place on Chennai to Madurai bus routes due to the ever-increasing deadly coronavirus cases. If you are traveling interstate, then check out these latest COVID rules and restrictions in place.

    General Covid-19 Guidelines to follow while in Madurai

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    Mandatory Mask
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    Minimum 1 meter of physical distance
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    Sanitizing hands
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    Temperature checks at public places