Bangalore (Bengaluru) to Chennai Bus

Between Bangalore (Bengaluru) to Chennai route, we have 774 bus services. The earliest departure from Bangalore (Bengaluru) is at 00:00. And the last bus is at 00:15. The price for one bus ticket starts from INR 300.00.
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Bangalore (Bengaluru) to Chennai Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration Lowest Fare No of Services  
National Travels 00:59 23:55 17 hrs 37 mins 0 BOOK TICKET
TNSTC 00:00 23:30 18 hrs 14 mins 0 BOOK TICKET
KBS Travels 04:50 23:55 11 hrs 0 mins 0 BOOK TICKET
Universal bus (ubs) 06:25 23:25 18 hrs 7 mins 0 BOOK TICKET
Asian Xpress 04:00 23:45 11 hrs 10 mins 0 BOOK TICKET

Bangalore (Bengaluru) to Chennai Bus Service

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6 hours 22 mins

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Bangalore (Bengaluru) to Chennai Covid-19 Travel Guidelines

If you’re planning to book a bus ticket from Bangalore (Bengaluru) 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 Bangalore (Bengaluru) to Chennai :

  • E-pass has been made mandatory for all international and domestic passengers traveling to Chennai, except those traveling from Karnataka, Puducherry, and Andhra Pradesh.
  • Inter-district travelers do not need an e-pass. However, people travelling to popular tourist spots like Kodaikanal, Nilgiri, and Yercaud within Tamil Nadu need to register on e-pass portal.
  • The Tamil Nadu government has declared a night curfew between 10 pm and 4 am from April 20, adding that all inter and intra-state travel will remain suspended during the restricted period.
  • Wearing a mask on public transport is required due to COVID-19
  • According to the new statement issued by the state government, public transport buses can ferry passengers only to 50% of their seating capacity.

Bus from Bangalore (Bengaluru) to Chennai

The journey from Bangalore (Bengaluru) to Chennai is very smoothly covered by a bus in 6 hours 28 minutes. The time to travel is dependent on India’s traffic, roads and climatic conditions.There are operators running their buses between Bangalore (Bengaluru) to Chennai bringing necessary travel convenience for several people in India. Usually, 763 buses are plying from Bangalore (Bengaluru) to Chennai. All buses are driven by proficient drivers ensuring safety during journey.

Bus From Chennai to Bangalore (Bengaluru) Bus

If this isn’t a one-way journey, you can book your return tickets from Chennai to Bangalore (Bengaluru) 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 Chennai to Bangalore (Bengaluru) bus tickets with redBus.

About Bangalore (Bengaluru)

Bangalore (Bengaluru) is located on Deccan highland and belongs to the southeastern state of Karnataka, India. Bangalore (Bengaluru) is considered as the most developed city of Information Technology in India and is one of 10 business locations in the world. There are a lot of modern architectural works, many historical sites and stories of Indian dynasty as well as a cool weather, Bangalore (Bengaluru) is not only a home of scientists and researchers but is also one of the most attractive destinations for foreign tourists in India. You don’t believe in what I am saying but you will know exactly how Bangalore (Bengaluru) steals people’s hearts easily if you have a chance to come to this wonderful city. Bangalore (Bengaluru) is also sometimes referred to as the "Silicon Valley of India". Bangalore (Bengaluru) is famous for the numerous IT Companies.

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.

Book a Bangalore to Chennai Bus

How to Book a Bangalore to Chennai Bus on redBus?

You will need to download the redBus mobile application or visit the redBus website to book a Bangalore to Chennai bus ticket. Please follow the below-mentioned steps for booking bus tickets on redBus:

  • Enter your source and destination details in ‘From’ and ‘To’ sections on the homepage, i.e., Bangalore and Chennai. A list of available buses will be displayed to you.
  • Select a bus and preferred seat from the seat layout.
  • Enter the passengers’ details and contact information on the next page after selecting your boarding and drop-off points.
  • Make the online payment to confirm your bus ticket booking. You will receive your e-ticket/M-ticket shortly via SMS/email.
  • You can also opt for ride insurance or apply a coupon code (if any) to get a discount on redBus.

You can also filter buses from the list of available buses based on your preferred operator. One can see the amenities offered, travel duration, etc., of each bus on redBus while booking bus tickets. redBus provides more than 40 buses every day by 20+ operators on this route.

Many people prefer touring Chennai from Bangalore by bus. Chennai has various tourist attractions like Marina Beach, Ashtalaxmi Temple, Guindy National Park, Mylapore, etc. Don’t forget to look for the Safety+ sign during your Bangalore to Chennai bus booking process. Safety+ buses on redBus follow numerous safety guidelines against the Covid-19.

Bangalore to Chennai Bus Distance and Fare

The road distance between Bangalore and Chennai is around 341 KM. The fastest bus on this route has a travel duration of only five hours. The maximum time taken by a bus to cover this route is 7 hours and 15 minutes.

The Bangalore to Chennai bus fare on redBus starts from INR 380 and can go up to INR 750. The bus fare generally depends on the bus type and amenities. You can also contact the redBus customer support executive (24*7) if you face any issues while booking Bangalore to Chennai bus tickets.

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Q: How early should I arrive for the trip?
A: Passengers are required to reach the boarding place at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time of the bus.
Q: Are there any discounts available on the route from Bangalore (Bengaluru) to Chennai?
A: Bangalore (Bengaluru) to Chennai is one of the popular routes and it’s quite likely that you may get exciting discounts on booking bus tickets through redBus on this route. It would be better if you plan your journey in advance and book your tickets so that you can get the best price and best seat for your trip.
Q: Do I need to print my ticket for this bus route?
A: This depends upon the bus operator and the country you are travelling in. You can check this information while booking a bus ticket for a particular bus operator. However, most of the bus operators allow M-ticket or E-ticket sent to your registered email address, you may require to print the ticket if any bus operator specifically asks for the same.
Q: Can I reschedule my bus ticket on this route?
A: Yes, you can. However, this option is available with some selected bus operators on You just have to enter your bus ticket number and email address, verify your ticket details, and choose a reschedule date.
Q: At what time do buses start from Bangalore (Bengaluru) to Chennai?
A: Buses from Bangalore (Bengaluru) to Chennai generally start early in the morning and continue until late evening. However, the bus timings may vary depending on the bus operators and season. This is where redBus helps you out. You need not contact several bus operators to get updated about the bus schedules. You will find all the updated information on redBus website while booking a bus ticket online.
Q: Where can I find the location of my bus stop?
A: As you get the listing of buses available on a selected route, you can click on the 'Boarding & Dropping Point' tab to check the exact location of your pickup and drop-off points. redBus also offers ‘Track my bus’ facility in a few countries to check the live location of the bus.
Bangalore (Bengaluru)
  • Christ college
  • Agara
  • Agara L
  • Agara-Agara Bus Stop 9591970700
  • Ananad Rao Circle
  • Anand Rao Circle
  • Anand Rao Circle - Near Hotel Mourya 9591970700
  • ananda rao circle
  • AnandRao Circle
  • Poonamallee
  • Adyar
  • Adyar Parveen Travels
  • Adyar (Van Drop)
  • Airport
  • Alandur
  • Ambattur
  • Aminjikarai
  • Ampa Skywalk

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