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Madurai to Chennai Bus

Madurai to Chennai Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration: 7 hours 38 mins
Buses depart from: Madurai
Bus arrives in: Chennai
Distance: 462 km
Earliest Bus: 00:00
Last Bus: 23:59
Daily Bus Services: 2434
Bus Companies: SRM Travels, TNSTC, Sri Krishna Travels

Madurai to Chennai Covid-19 Travel Guidelines

If you’re planning to book a bus ticket from Madurai to Chennai, please take a note of Chennai travel guidelines to avoid any last-minute hassle. The continuous spike of new Covid-19 cases in the state has prompted the Government to issue fresh travel guidelines in order to curb the spread of the virus. In a bid to help the passengers on all the recent travel updates, we have made a comprehensive report of guidelines one needs to check before booking a bus from Madurai to Chennai :

  • No restrictions for intrastate travel within Tamil Nadu.
  • Epass has been mandated for travellers entering into Tamil Nadu.

Bus from Madurai to Chennai

The journey from Madurai to Chennai 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 Madurai to Chennai 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 Madurai to Chennai train in order to ensure comfort, availability of washroom facilities, and ideal duration of journey. However, buses from Madurai to Chennai 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 Madurai to Chennai is a complex affair due to social distancing rules during Covid-19 and Madurai to Chennai being a busy route. Here Madurai to Chennai 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 Madurai to Chennai, you will find plenty of comfortable air conditioned Volvo buses on this route.

The Madurai to Chennai fare varies according to what means of transportation you choose to travel. Both Madurai to Chennai 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 Madurai to Chennai distance as per the passengers’ comfort. A train may sometimes get delayed by hours, which is hardly the case with buses. In addition to aforementioned facilities, there are many other reasons to choose buses when you fall short of Madurai to Chennai 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 Madurai to Chennai 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 Madurai to Chennai train tickets, do not worry! Just log on to redBus.in and choose a suitable bus to travel by.


Bus From Chennai to Madurai Bus

If this isn’t a one-way journey, you can book your return tickets from Chennai to Madurai 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 Madurai to Chennai 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 Madurai to Chennai 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 Madurai to Chennai that will match your requirement. You can simply choose Madurai and Chennai as your source and destination to check available buses and book one at your preferred time.
What makes buses from Madurai to Chennai a better choice than trains?
There are a number of bus services available from Madurai to Chennai 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

Madurai

Chennai


    Madurai to Chennai Bus Types

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


    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.

    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.

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    Travel Safety during Covid-19

    Covid-19 Updates on Madurai to Chennai Bus Route

    Travel safe from Madurai to Chennai during Covid-19 Pandemic
    • While traveling from Madurai to Chennai 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 Madurai to Chennai 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 Madurai to Chennai 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 Madurai to Chennai 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 Chennai

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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