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TNSTC Bus Booking

Book TNSTC bus tickets online at never before prices onGoibibo.TNSTC buses ply on numerous routes, across several cities, offering you a comfortable ride to your desired destination. Jump the queues and book buses online conveniently on our platform. Goibibo not just offers hassle-free bus booking, but also offers amazing deals and discounts. Also, you can easily choose your seats and use reviews and ratings to take informed decisions.

Top Routes for TNSTC

RoutesAvailable Bus TypesPrice

A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1),CLASSIC,NON A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1),ULTRA DELUXE,A/C Seater (2+2)

₹ 331

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54 buses

₹ 331

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Chennai to Hosur Bus

6h 45m (appx.)

NON A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1),ULTRA DELUXE

₹ 318

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30 buses

₹ 318

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Ordinary Express Non AC Seater 2+2,ULTRA DELUXE

₹ 145

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25 buses

₹ 145

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ULTRA DELUXE,NON A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1)

₹ 160

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22 buses

₹ 160

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A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1),AC Seater (2+2),A/C Sleeper (2+1)

₹ 479

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21 buses

₹ 479

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A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1),AC Seater (2+2)

₹ 336

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20 buses

₹ 336

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ULTRA DELUXE,NON A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1),AC Seater (2+2),A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1)

₹ 140

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19 buses

₹ 140

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ULTRA DELUXE,NON A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1),AC Seater (2+2),A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1)

₹ 140

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19 buses

₹ 140

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ULTRA DELUXE,NON A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1),AC Seater (2+2),A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1)

₹ 140

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19 buses

₹ 140

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TNSTC Bus Cancellation Policy

Cancellation TermsCancellation Charges
Before 48 Hrs of the schedule time of departure of the bus from the origin point.10%
Between 24 Hrs and 48 Hrs of the schedule time of departure of the bus from the origin point.20%
Between 60 minutes and 24 Hrs of the schedule time of departure of the bus from the origin point.25%
Between 0 minutes and 60 minutes of the schedule time of departure of the bus from the origin point.100%

Basic information for Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation Ltd. (TNSTC)

Owned by : Government of Tamil Nadu
Head office : Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Total Number of Buses Offered By TNSTC : 680
Total Number Of Routes Covered By TNSTC : 1531
Type of Buses Offered : A/C Sleeper (2+1), ULTRA DELUXE (NON-AC, 2+2 PUSH BACK), Ordinary Express (Non AC Seater(2+2)), ORDINARY EXPRESS, NON A/C Seater (2+2), AC Sleeper (2+1), CLASSIC, A/C Seater (2+2), DELUXE, AC Seater (2+2), ULTRA DELUXE, NON A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1), A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1), Ordinary Express Non AC Seater 2+2, A/C Seater (2+3)
Area Served by TNSTC : Karnataka, Pondicherry State, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh

About TNSTC

TNSTC or Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation was incorporated in 1972 to connect all the major towns and cities of Tamil Nadu with one another. The smaller towns got connected with bigger cities such as Chennai and Madurai. Another very important reason behind the formulation of this state body was to improve and regulate interstate travel with states such as Karnataka, Kerala, and Andhra Pradesh.
The Kumbakonam division of TNSTC bus service is the largest division of South India by the number of routes it caters to. The whole Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation comprises a fleet of 21,750 buses with five workshops for maintenance and 321 depots in the State.

Types of Fleet and Services

TNSTC has a variety of different categories of buses operating between district headquarters and other major cities and towns. The availability and timings differ from route to route and can be checked online through the GoIbibo web portal or mobile application. The different types of buses on offer from TNSTC are:
  • Ordinary non AC
  • AC Sleeper (3+2)
  • Deluxe AC (2+2)
  • Volvo Multi-Axle Seater (2+2)
  • Volvo Multi Axle Sleeper (2+1)
  • Super Deluxe

Major Bus Routes Covered by TNSTC

Tamil Nadu roadway covers almost 5200 routes daily both inside Tamil Nadu and inter-state travel combined. There are a number of tourists as well as pilgrimage destinations that TNSTC covers. Some of the most popular routes covered by Tamil Nadu roadway bus are:
  • Tiruchirapalli - Chennai
  • Velankanni - Chennai
  • Kumbakonam - Chennai
  • Chennai - Tirunelveli
  • Mattuthavani - Koyambedu
  • Madurai - Chennai
  • Koyambedu - Shanthinagar
  • Chennai - Bangalore
  • Chennai - Kumbakonam

Some of the major pilgrimage centers covered by the TNSTC bus service are as follows:

  • Madurai
  • Tirunelveli
  • Vellore
  • Tirupathi
  • Kanchipuram
  • Mahabaleshwar

Online Bookings Made Easy

You can easily access the TNSTC services through online bookings from a trusted partner website such as GoIbibo. You can find TNSTC bus timing, routes, stoppages, seat availability, and fare between two cities easily in one place and make Tamil Nadu roadway online booking quickly and conveniently.
You can also find out about the special pilgrimage buses that run from time to time during some months of high traffic. You can see all the information on the web portal or mobile application of GoIbibo.
You can follow the simple steps for TNSTC online booking:
Step 1: In order to book bus online, go to the GoIbibo website on your browser or open the mobile application.
Step 2: Enter the starting point and endpoint of the required route, date of travel, and click search.
Step 3: The search results will show a list of the bus routes, departure timings, and arrival timings, along with stoppages, fare, and seat availability.
Step 4: You can select the filter option and choose TNSTC from the list of operators. Plan according to your requirement and proceed to the final booking.
Step 5: Confirm the details and necessary entries, and then proceed to payments. The payment can be made via debit or credit card or internet banking of the partner bank.

Concessions and Offers by TNSTC

gives several concessions to eligible citizens. War veterans, freedom fighters, sportspersons, etc., can get the concessions by providing valid documents. Apart from these, senior citizens and differently-abled persons can also avail concessions by uploading the required ID proofs.

FAQs About Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation Ltd. Buses

Q. How many routes are covered by TNSTC?

A. TNSTC covering around 1531 routes.

Q. What are the top bus amenities provided by TNSTC?

A. Top bus amenities provided by TNSTC are No blankets, Regular temperature checks, Deep Cleaned Buses, Staff with masksNA, Hand Sanitisers Provided etc.

Q. Which type of buses currently operated by TNSTC?

A. Currently TNSTC is serving A/C Sleeper (2+1), ULTRA DELUXE (NON-AC, 2+2 PUSH BACK), Ordinary Express (Non AC Seater(2+2)), ORDINARY EXPRESS, NON A/C Seater (2+2), AC Sleeper (2+1), CLASSIC, A/C Seater (2+2), DELUXE, AC Seater (2+2), ULTRA DELUXE, NON A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1), A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1), Ordinary Express Non AC Seater 2+2, A/C Seater (2+3) etc.

Q. What is the shortest bus route covered by TNSTC?

A. Bangalore to Hosur Bus Service is the shortest route covered by TNSTC.

Q. What is the longest route covered by TNSTC?

A. Kollengode (Tamil Nadu) to Chennai Bus Service is the longest route covered by TNSTC.

Q. How many total number of night service buses run by TNSTC?

A. There are 482 buses run in night by TNSTC.

Q. What is the total number of routes covered by TNSTC on daily basis?

A. TNSTC covers 1531 routes (approx.) on daily basis.

Q. How many buses does TNSTC have?

A. TNSTC has more than 680 buses.