TNSTC – Kumbakonam

TNSTC – Kumbakonam is the public transport bus operator mainly in the districts of  karur, Trichy, Perambalur, Ariyalur, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Pudukottai, Sivagangai Ramanathapuram and karaikal (PY). TNSTC – Kumbakonam was formed with merger of erstwhile  CRC Cholan Roadways Corporation, DCTC Dheeran Chinamalai Transport Corporation, VATC Veeran Azhagumuthukon Transport Corporation and MPTC  MarudhuPandian Transport Corporation.


In 1997 when Tamilnadu government decided to change the name of every corporation to TNSTC. CRC became TNSTC – Kumbakonam Region I, DCTC to TNSTC – Kumbakonam Region  II, VATC to TNSTC – Kumbakonam Region  III and MPTC to TNSTC – Kumbakonam Region IV

on June 20 2013, a new regional office at Nagapattinam opened for better operations on Nagapattinam, Thiruvarur District. and Karur for Karur District.

Registration Nos:  TN68, TN45, TN55, TN63.


Presently TNSTC – Kumbakonam operates city buses in important cities  of  karur, Trichy, Perambalur, Ariyalur, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Pudukottai, Sivagangai Ramanathapuram in Tamilnadu and karaikal (PY). It also operates long distance services and Super Deluxe Buses to chennai and other Tier II Cities.

It has the pride of operating Super Deluxe Buses other than chennai to Tier II Coimbatore city. Super Deluxe Buses ply from Kumbakonam and Trichy to Coimbatore.

Head Office : Kumbakonam.

Regions :


Body Building Units:

Kumbakonam : Porayar.
Trichy : Karur
Pudukottai : Pudukottai
Karaikudi : Karaikudi, Ramnathapuram


Kumbakonam :  Kumbakonam Mofussil, Kumbakonam Town I, Kumbakonam Town II, Thanjavur Mofussil,  Thanjavur Town I, Thanjavur Town II , Orthanadu, Peravoornai, Pattukottai, Trichy, Thiruvaiyaru.

Trichy: Rock Fort, Dheeran Nagar, Thuvakudi, Lalkudi, Trichy Mofussil, Contonment, Manaparai, Thuvarankurichi, Thuraiyur, Ariyalur, perambalur, Jeyankondam, Uppiliapuram.

Pudukottai :  Pudukottai Town, Pudukottai Mofussil, Trichy, Ponamaravathi, Aranthangi, Pattukottai, Gandharvakottai.

Karaikudi :  Karaikudi, Devakottai, Sivagangai, Thirupattur, Mudhukulathoor, Kamudhi, Ramnathapuram City, Ramanathapuram, Paramakudi, Rameswaram, Madurai.

Nagapattinam: Chidambaram, Sirkali, Porayar, Karikal (PY), Mayiladuthurai Town, Mayiladuthurai Moffusil,  Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Mannargudi, Nannilam, Vedaranyam, Thiruthooraipoondi.

Karur :  Karur I, Karur II, Musiri, Aravakurichi, Kulithalai.

TN-45N-3470 of Trichy Puranagar Depot Route Trichy - Coimbatore NonStop


59 thoughts on “TNSTC – Kumbakonam

  1. Sir, Unfortunately ,today I boarded a town bus bearing noTN 63 N 1067 @ KILAKARAI AROUND 11.48 PM & got ticket to PALKARAI bearing nosCAA44/96159.As I am new to the area, I requested the conductor to inform the stage he informed me to ask the next passenger. While I reminded him of his duty of informing the stage, he scold me using unparliamentary words besides telling that he he was medically sick to say the stage.


  2. In TNSTC-Kumbakonam Region, there is no depot at Trichy.
    In TNSTC-Nagappattinam Region, Mannargudi and Sirkali depots should be added.
    In TNSTC-Pudukkottai Region, Alangudi depot should be added.


  3. Hello officais in TNSTC, please run buses from Mayiladuthurai (Mayavaram) to Pattukottai. As there is no direct bus service from both ends. If TNSTC runs bus between to places it will be help many passengers. The bus should run via Peralm,Tiruvarur, Mannargudi and Madhukkur.


  4. Dear sir,
    Please add new bus from thanjavur to aranthangi via pattukkottai and pattukkottai to thirunelveli for many more useful in this area peoples….


  5. please reschedule bus timing for kodaikanal from 6.45am to 6.00 am so that check in time in hotel will be convineant for passengers


  6. Dear sirs,,,,,,,,,please add a new route from kumbakonam to salem(via madhanathur,jayakondam, virudhachalam, attur), kumbakonam to hosur , bangaloru(via madhanathur ,jayakondam,virudhachalam,salem,dharmapuri) or(jayankondam, virudhachalam,ulundurpet, thirukoilur,thiruvannamalai,utthangarai,krishnagiri), AND There is no direct buses jayankondan to Eroad(via trichy, karur) and via Ariyalur, perambalur, thuraiyur,nammakkal,Thirucengode,) this route also more collection to ud pls research this ………….,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,kindly please reply for this post


  7. Dear sirs ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,you can add also new route of chidambaram to coimbatore(via jayankondam,trichy,karur), chidambaram to palan(via jayankondam, trichy),chidambaram to theni(via jayankondam , trichy,) virudhachalam to thanjavur(via jayankondam,t.palur,kumbakonam) because jayankondam to kumbakonam only 26 km (via t.palur,mathanathur)


    • Dear sir
      We are request you to, Please add a new route from KUMBAKONAM to CHENNAI (VIA – PANDANALLUR) timing details are follows…..

      1 10.35 11.15-11.20 12.20-12.30 14.00 17.30

      2 20.15 20.55-21.00 22.15 23.45 03.00

      Thanks in advance

      Social workers & Vanigarkal


  8. plz open a new depot at tiruvarur district in muthupettai town.
    then start to muthupettai to chennai(via kumbakonam,tindivanam) , muthupettai to coimbatore (via thanjavur, tiruchi, karur , palladam).
    and muthupettai to kanya kumari in ECR rout.


  9. Dear Sir
    I am one of the regular travellaer from Sirkazhi to Chennai on every sunday night. One bus left sirkazi by 10.15pm. i will go to book a tkt sunday Morning by 7 am the bus is full reported by a booking clerk every sunday, and they said 2nd bus by 9.15 pm that is also full expect seat no 30 to 41. every sunday many more people fight with reservation clerk. Last sunday after bus started 8 seats allotted by reservation clerk. most of the tkt sold out of reservation. pl look into the matter seriously remove those reservation clerk after verifying this . pl keen open chart before the passenger. pl do the need ful. keep vegil; on this thank you.


  10. dear sir please open jayankondam to thanjavur.
    via (t.palur,sripuranthaan,vikkirramangalam,kadumpur,elakurichi,thirumanur,thiruvaiyaru)
    this via no bus open the bus route. thank you


  11. dear sir please open ariyalur district thoothur to trichy.
    via kadumpoor,vikkiramangalam,kaikati,ariyalur,lalkudi.this via no bus open the bus route.please


    • dear sir, naan seelaipillayar puthur oorli irunthu eluthukiren engal oorukum mayanur edaiya paalam kattapattu pothumakkal payanpatiruku vidapatuilathu. Aanal intha valiya karur velaiku sellum payanigal kattuputhur suttruvattara payanigal seelaipillayarputhur varai perunthil vanthu pinaar 2km nadanthu mayanur vanthaithu karur & trichy selkirargal… Mayanur valiya varuvathaal engaluku karur sella 30 mints & trichy sella 1:30 mints neram mitcha adaikirathu enagluku bus vasathi seithu tharaumaaru kettu kolkiren…


  12. In Jayankondam depo, they operated maximum buses as express bus in trichy route. In 23 buses they operated 22 buses as express buses. So please take necessary action.


  13. To the Divisional incharge Kumbakonam

    Dear Sir.

    I lost my luggage in the bus no TM 0402 – 425J. I was traveling in the tnstc bus from vellankanni depot to Naggapattinum station on 19.09.2015, the bus started at around 7:00 pm from vellankanni and droped us at 7:25 pm near Naggapatinum station. We forgot to take our bag from the bus which was kept under our seat near the front exit door, the bus went further to Naggapattinan depot and than further towards its route. We went to Naggapatinum depot at around 8:00 pm and inquire at the counter, but unfortunately the bus had left, so we were told that the bus would stop at Thiruvur Depot next, we went there too, but could not find the bus.

    It was a green colour bag with the name mention on it as vellankanni jewelers Mumbai. We request you to kindly look into it and investigate further to locate our lagguage. Attached is the copy of the bus ticket for your reference.

    Incase if this letter is not address to the concern dept. than I request you to forward this letter to the right dept. and help us locate the bag.

    You may reply on the below mention address.

    Tellis Pereira.
    STG Group, Abhimaan-2, 1st floor
    Opp. Forest office near teen hath naka.
    Thane 400602. Maharastra.
    Mob 8879146868 / 8879577793


  14. sir iam from umbalachery. In our road there are 2 bus running but at evening correctely at 5pm, we have one bus after 3.30pm bus school ends after 4pm. In 5pm bus we have more crowd due to crowd the school will travel in please run another one bus to our road at evening.


  15. Dear sirs,,,,,,,,,please convert the service or add new service from Devakottai to Coimbatore as a SD . this route also more collection to ud pls research this ………….,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,kindly please reply for this post


  16. Dear Sir, I have working in Chennai i am come every week friday midnight 11.30 to 2.00 am at the time Trichy to Pudukottai all bus go to by pass no one stop pudukottai palpannai please instruct


  17. At Kumbakonam the bus stop opposite to TNSTC office find difficult for passengers to drop. There is a speed breaker at the spot. The buses have to reduce their speed at the point. Some conductors ask the passengers to get down from the bus at this point. Some drivers would not stop the bus. The conductor hurry the passengers to get down, when the bus is moving. Moreover some conductors won’t announce the passengers to get down, when the bus stops for traffic. After passing from the point conductors refuse to stop. They ask why don’t you get down when the bus slow down. This is a matter of safety. Hence, i request the official in-charge instruct all conductors to get down the passengers properly. Thanking you.


  18. Sir, Please operate the new route bus From Trichy dist, Thuraiyur to Tanjore via Kottathur , Puthanampatti , Edumalai, Thirupattur Bramma Temple, siruganur, Lalgudi, anbil, poondi, Thirukattupalli , Thiruvaiyaru. It is most helpful to the devotees and officals. Thuraiyur to Kumbakonam via kotathur , Puthanampatti, Edumalai , Thirupattur, Siruganur, Lalgudi, Thiruvaiyaru , Thingalur , Swamimalai is another useful direct service to the public.
    From Trichy Dist Musiri To Perambalur via Thandalaiputhur, Pulivalam, Puthanampatti, Thenur, Chettikulam. Musiri to Ariyalur via Puthanampatti , Siruganur , Pullampadi , dalmiya. another short route for passengers.


  19. Hello. Sir
    Iam siva. from kumbakonam(sholapuram). Pls open new route. Kumbakonam to salem via anaikarai,vadalur, neively,viruthachalam,aathur. In tnstc kumbakonam dippo only.


  20. I siva.form Kumbakonam. I reqeust for new route.kumbakonam to salem via anaikarai, sethiyathope, vadalur,neyveli,viruthasalam,attur in useful public and mahamaham funcation.


  21. Dear Sir, We are Regular visitors to chennai, Please add up new bus route from KUMBAKONAM TO CHENNAI (VIA Pandanallur, Pondy) for day time and night time.


  22. Dear Sir. We reqeust for new route.kumbakonam to CHENNAI via PANADANALLUR, Chidambaram, Pondy, ECR in useful public and mahamaham funcation, Daily Morning starting at 10.30 AM & Evening 8.30 PM from Kumbaknam Via Pandanallur. This buses very helpful to regular Chennai travelers. Pleas look into the matter seriously and operate the buses before Mahamam functions.



  23. Hi Please introduce below bus routes from pattukkottai
    1.pattukkottai to Bangalore/hosur (as many people from pkt working there)
    2.Pattukkottai to Erode, Anthiyur, namakkal, salem (as useful for many school/college students )
    3.Pattukkottai to pondicherry
    4.Pattukkottai to vellore
    5.Pattukkottai to theni/cumbum/kumuli (useful for sabarimala and for tourism)


  24. As senthil suggested Please introduce bus routes from pattukkottai
    1.pattukkottai to bangalore/hosur (as many people from pkt working there)
    2.Pattukkottai to Erode, Anthiyur, namakkal, salem (as useful for many school/college students )
    3.Pattukkottai to pondicherry
    4.Pattukkottai to vellore
    5.Pattukkottai to theni/cumbum/kumuli (useful for sabarimala and for tourism)

    Please kindly do needful as soon as possible because no trains are also running from pattukkottai right now so please do needful


  25. HOW TO REACH avudayarkoil FROM kumbakonam ? WHAT ARE THE BUS TIMINGS AND ROUTES PLEASE – M V SEETARAMAN from Chidambaram


  26. Respected sir,
    please give me information about karaikkudi, Devakkottai Branch managers Mobile no or Depo phone no.any one .

    Thank you,


  27. Dear sir/ madam,

    30/05/16, 6:30 am
    Bus No: TN 63 N 1635

    We are 3 members travelled from thindivanum to perungulathur. Normal bus fare from thindivanum to perungulathur is rupees 60. But conductor in this bus collected us 75 rupees for each. We asked the reson, he said that this bus is special and he didnt gave any prior information about the fare.

    He used many bad words and scold us. We didnt expect from them. We felt very bad. Please give us justice


  28. please from karaikal to all the border route of tamilnadu villages. There is no buses in this route. For example
    karaikal to Poonthottam Karaikal to Nannilam Karaikal to Thiruvarur Karaikal to eravanchery and from karaikal to Mannargudi Karaikal to thiruthuraipoondi.


    • please from karaikal to all the border route of tamilnadu villages. There is no buses in this route. For example
      karaikal to Poonthottam Karaikal to Nannilam Karaikal to Thiruvarur Karaikal to eravanchery and from karaikal to Mannargudi Karaikal to thiruthuraipoondi.


  29. Yesterday at 5 00 p.m., I have boarded your BUS No. TN 63 A 1642 A/THI, KA/ERA at Periyar Silai Stop through back door. As the seats are vacant in front portion, I moved alongwith my spouse. The conductor, without giving space for us to move, insisted for tickets. By squeezing our body, we managed to sit in the seat. Then we have took the ticket for Devakottai. For that, he ridiculed us. Being a Senior Citizen, I wish to keep quiet. He is not fit for conductor. Before a lady passenger gets down at First Beat, Driver took the bus. What the conductor does at that time. God only knows. Kindly impart necessary training to the running staff in the matter of how to behave with people and to do their duty in letter and spirit. Kindly advice the concerned suitably.


  30. Please provide the new bus routes from Mannarkudi to Maruthamalai, Thanjavur to Metupalayam, Thanjavur to Palakad (Coimbatore Singanallur, Ukkadam, Walayar), Pattukottai to Anaikatti (Via: Coimbatore Gandhipuram, Saibaba Colony, Kaunvai, Mangarai) and Pudukottai to Palakkad. Kindly operate these routes very soon


  31. Please provide direct bus from Ariyalur to Bangalore (or) Thanjavur to Bangalore via Ariyalur,Perambalur,Attur,Salem. More passengers are suffering without direct bus


  32. Pattukkottai to karaikudi distance for 83km but take a time for bus 3 hrs..for all express and ordinary reduce travel time….


  33. pls provide the following routs
    1. thanjavur – palakkad ( via ; trichy, karur.kovai)
    2.thanjavur – thiruvannamalai
    3.thanjavur – hosur
    4.thanjavur – salem (via; trichy,namakkal)
    5.thanjavur – aranthangi (via; pattukottai)
    6.thanjavur – peravoorani ( via; pattukottai)

    tnstc kumakonam only importance give to kumbakonam. tnstc have 8 divisions in tamilnadu. the best divisions covai. the worst division KUMBAKONAM.


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