Chennai – Coimbatore shortest distance by road: 495 km.
Average time taken by buses:
Volvo: 7 hours 30 Mins
Local bus: 11 .00 hours
Boarding Points & Dropping Points Of The Cities
Boarding points in Chennai are as follows:
• Central Railway Station
• Chengalpet Byepass
• Koyembedu Omni Bus Stand
• Medavakkam Essar Bunk
• Perungalathur (Parveen Travels.Pvt Ltd)
• Shanthi Petrol Bunk
• T Nagar
Dropping points at Coimbatore:
• AARVEE Hotel
• Gandhipuram Main Bus stand
• Hopes College – Avanashi Road
• Lakshmi Mills – Avanashi Road
• Omni Bus stand –Sathy Road
• Ram Nagar
• Sri Sakthi Travels RR Hotel Sathy Road
Bus Timings - Time of first bus leaving and the last bus:
• First Bus Leaves at: 11:30 AM
• Last Bus Leaves at: 11:00 PM
Bus Routes Generally Taken By Buses
There are many routes which one can take to reach from Chennai to Coimbatore. A few of them are listed below:
Chennai to Coimbatore via GST Road, NH 45 and Salem-Kanyakumari Highway - this route crosses major cities like, Chengalpattu, Tindivanam, Attur, Salem, Bhavani, & Perundurai.
Distance: 497 Kms.
Time Taken: 7 hours 22 minutes.
Chennai to Coimbatore via AH 45 and Salem-Kanyakumari Highway - this route crosses major cities like, Vellore, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem, Bhavani, & Perundurai.
Distance: 525 Kms.
Time Taken: 7 hours 38 minutes.
Places To Visit In Coimbatore
Coimbatore was part of the madras presidency under the British Rule. Now this metropolis is a growing IT hub, industrial center, textile centre, commercial center, educational hub, healthcare center and a temple town. It is the second largest city in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is the eastern gateway to the Western Ghats.
Some of the important places to visit once in Coimbatore are as follows:
• Marudamalai temple
• Dhyanalinga temple
• Kovai Kutralam Falls
• Perur Shiva Temple
• Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary And National Park
• Aliyar Dam
• Monkey Falls
• Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
• Kodivery Dam