For those who are always on a lookout for a road trip, Tamil Nadu offers you its road network of around 199,040 km to explore and experience its diversity. Home to 25 National Highways, Tamil Nadu connects you to destinations that are within the state with its 12 highways and also to intrastate travel destinations by rest of them. Tourist travelling from metropolitan cities of the country like Kolkata, Mumbai and Delhi can easily approach Tamil Nadu via the national and state highways. Some of the main bus junctions in the state are Chennai Mofussil, Kovai Central, Trichy Central, Erode, Salem, Madurai Mattuthavani, Vellore, Thanjavur Central Bus Stand, Tirunelveli and Madurai Periyar Bus Stand.
If you are travelling from the neighbouring states of Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka to Tamil Nadu, then you can travel by the buses provided by the State Express Transport Corporation. Deluxe buses, ultra-deluxe buses, air-conditioned buses and Volvo buses are available depending upon your destination. Besides, the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation provides intercity bus service within Tamil Nadu and also to union territory of Puducherry and the states of Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.