Shortest Distance By Road from Chennai to Madurai is: 460 Kms.
Average Time Taken by Buses:
Volvo – 6 Hours 30 mins
Local Bus – 8 Hours 20 mins
Boarding Points & Dropping Points Of The Cities
Boarding points in Chennai are as follows:
• Ashok Pillar
• Central Railway Station
• Chrompet, Egmore
• Koyembedu Omni Bus Stand
• Shanti Petrol Bunk
Dropping points in Madurai are as follows:
• Periyar Bus Stand
• City Bus Stand,
• Madurai Bypass
• Near hotel Aryas
Bus Timings - Time of first and the last bus leaving are as follows:
First Bus Leaves at: 9:30 AM
Last Bus Leaves at: 11:15 PM
Bus Routes Generally Taken By Buses
There are many routes which bus takes to reach from Chennai to Madurai. A few of them are listed below:
Chennai to Madurai via GST Road, NH 45, GST Road and NH 45B - this route crosses major cities like, Chengalpattu, Tindivanam, Tiruchirappalli, & Melur.
Distance: 455 Kms.
Time Taken: 6 hours 22 minutes.
Chennai to Madurai via GST Road, NH 45 and NH 45B - this route crosses major cities like, Chengalpattu, Tindivanam, Neyveli, Tiruchirappalli, & Melur.
Distance: 483 Kms.
Time Taken: 7 hours 43 minutes.
Places To Visit In Madurai:
Madurai is mainly a temple town and was under the madras presidency during the British rule. Known for the famed Meenakshi temple it is also a growing commercial center of the state of Tamil Nadu. It has been a center for learning Tamil culture, ancient history, literature, art, dance and music from centuries and continues to be so even today.
Famous places you can pay a visit once in Madurai are as follows:
• Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple
• Gandhi Museum
• Athisayam Theme Park
• Kaalamega Perumal Temple
• Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
• Kutladampatti Waterfalls
• Arrakia Annai Shrine
• Madurai Kamraj University
• Ramakrishna matt
• St. Mary’s Cathedral Church
• Cave temple at Yanaimalai
• Kadambavanam and many more interesting places