the state bus companies all have
reservation offices at the bus stand, most open daily from 9 am to 5.30 pm.
There are 20 buses daily to Mysore ( five hours ) and many continue to Banglore
( eight hours ) . There are buses every 30 minutes to Coimbatore ( three hours )
three buses a day to Chennai (15 hours ) and also direct services to Kanyakumari
(14 hours ), Thanjavur (10 hours ) and Tirupathi ( 14 hours ).
the miniature railways is the best way to get here. Departures and arrivals at Mettupalalyam usually connect with Chennai.