Home Bus Routes (MTC Chennai) 19B : Saidapet – Kelambakkam

19B : Saidapet – Kelambakkam

MTC 19B Bus route runs between SAIDAPET and KELAMBAKKAM which is a distance of 30.1 kilometers (km). This route / bus is a very popular route serving OMR (also called IT Corridor or Rajiv Gandhi Salai). This route does NOT operate Volvo AC buses.

The Express service route starts from Saidapet. Earlier AC buses of this route start from T-Nagar, but since AC buses are now not operated by MTC. This service starts only from Saidapet.

There is a variation of this route operated under Route Number 19C which runs between T Nagar and Okkiyam Thoraipakkam Secretariat Colony.

19B Bus Stops / Route

Stop NumberBus Stop NameOther Name for Bus Stop
1T.NAGARPanagal Park, Thyagaraya Nagar, Ranganathan Street, Saravana Stores, Pothys, LKS Goldhouse, GRT Goldhouse, Nalli Silks, SM Silks, Jeyachandran Textiles, North Usman Road, R1 Mambalam Police Station
2CIT NAGARPension Pay Office, Alpha School, AUDI Showroom
3SAIDAPETJ1 Saidapet Police Station, Saidapet Metro Station, Commissioner of Service Tax, Chennai District Education Office
4LITTLE MOUNTSaidapet Court, Saidapet Depot, Assembly of God, Metropolitan Magistrate Court, Prasar Bharathi, Taluk Office
5CONCORDEGlaxo, Park Hyatt, Raj Bhawan, Halda, FIS Global Solutions, Ashok Leyland, Ramada Plaza, Consulate of Canada, Sify Technologies
6ENG.COLLEGECollege of Engineering, Anna University, School of Architecture (SAP), AC Tech, Gandhi Mandapam, Snake Park, Childrens Park, Directorate of Technical Education (DOTE), Tamilnadu State Council For Science And Technology, Kamaraj Memorial, Adyar Cancer Institute (WIA)
7CLRIRamco Systems, CSI House of Prayer, Madya Kailash Temple, KV CLRI, Regional Labour Institute
8WOMEN’S POLYTECHNICCIT Campus, MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, Asian College of Journalism, Central Politechnic, Voluntary Health Servie (VHS), Indira Nagar MRTS Station
9TIDEL PARK Elnet Software City, CSIR, Ramanujam IT Park, Ascendas
10SRP TOOLSHoliday Inn, VST Estates
11IGPHCL Technologies
12KANDANCHAVADIApollo Speciality Hospitals, MGR Salai – OMR Road Junction
13PERUNGUDIPerungudi Toll Plaza, First Source, Abacus
14THORAIPAKKAM TEA SHOPBBCL Nakshatra, Akshaya Tango, Bahwan Cyber Tek
15JAIN COLLEGEGrundfos Pumps, Bahwan Cyber Tek, DB Jain College, Radiance Mandarin, Ramaniyam Kattima, Thoraipakkam 200ft Radial Road Junction
16METTUKUPPAMASV Suntech Park, Vestas, Ajuba, NCL Wintech, AKDR Golf Village, Cee Bros Boulevard, OMR Food Street
17PTC QUARTERSIsha Yoga, Okiyam Thoraipakkam
18MOOTAKARAN CHAVADITeebro Trip Hive, Holiday Inn, Veelead Solutions, Cognizant (CTS) TCO Office
19OKKIYAMPETTAICTS TCO, ASV Chandilya Towers, Kriyates
20TCSStandard Chartered, Emerson, Marg Kalpavrisksha, Ellen Sharma Memorial, Yeshwa Badminton Academy, Madras Pharmaceuticals
21KARAPAKKAMSaravana Stores, Post Office, Tamilnadu Teachers Education University
22DOLLARAccenture, Paypal, Gateway Hotel, Futura Tech Park, Tech Mahindra, Wipro, Biscuit Company
23SHOZHANGANALLUR Panchayat Union Office (PUO)J10 Semmenchery Police Station, Citadines OMR Chennai, Pfizer Healthcare
24SHOZHANGANALLUR AAVINInfosys, Model School Road
26KUMARAN NAGARTCS, Tata Consultancy Services, Nagathammam Temple
27SATHYABAMA COLLEGESathyabama Dental College & Hospital, Robot Theme Restaurant, The Farm
28SEMMANCHERI Slum Clearance Board (SCB)Alamaram Bus Stop, Jeppiaar School, Institute of Asian Studies, Old Madras Café, Kailash Garden, Prof SA College of Education
29AGS COMPLEXAGS Cinemas, Bayline Infocity, HCL Technologies, Chennai Footsall, Opaline, Olympia Opaline
30NAVALURNavalur Postoffice, Swaram Hospital, Thalambur Police Station, Valeo India, Antworks, Global Analytics India, Virtusa, Navalur Toll
32KALIPATTURAnand Institute of Higher Technology & Architecture, Radiance Shine, ACC Limited, Lafarge
33PALAVASTHIC CHEMICALSPlastic Chemical Company, Akshaya
34PADURGodrej Azure, Akshaya Adora, Padur Pond
35HINDUSTAN ENGINEERING COLLEGEETA Rosedale, PR Residency, Decathlon OMR Padur, Mantri Synergy, XS Real Helios City
36CHETTINAD HOSPITAL Prof. Dhanapalan College of Arts & Science, Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, Mantri Synery, XS Real Harmony, XS Real Helios City, XS Real Siena
37KELAMBAKKAME8 Police Station, Post Office, Jain Temple, Elysium RWD

DELAY ADVISORY: The average peak time speed on this route is only 18 km/h. Also, this route has some road work and other construction activity going on. So plan accordingly! The test pile activity of Metro Phase 2 has reduced the average speed of traffic during peak times.

19B Bus Timing / Timetable

Expect a Bus Every 8 minutes. This route also operates AC buses once every 10 minutes.

FROM Saidapet Bus Stop
FIRST BUS: 5 AM and then every 8 minutes

FROM Kelambakkam Bus Stop
FIRST BUS: 5AM and then every 8 minutes

19B Bus Route Weekly Operating Schedule

DayOperating Time
Sunday5:45 a.m – 10 p.m
Monday 5:45 a.m – 10 p.m
Tuesday 5:45 a.m – 10 p.m
Wednesday 5:45 a.m – 10 p.m
Thursday 5:45 a.m – 10 p.m
Friday 5:45 a.m – 10 p.m
Saturday 5:45 a.m – 10 p.m



19B Bus Fare

The MTC Bus fare includes a Cess of Rs 1.

StageOrdinary ServiceExpress ServiceDeluxe ServiceNight Service

MTC Bus Operations

MTC Chennai operates about 3800 bus services each day. The services operated by MTC include Normal (White Board), Deluxe, Express, Air Conditioned and Mini Buses.

The Fares of MTC are among the lowest among State Transport Undertakings in India.

MTC operates buses in 5 types of Shifts. AM services are operated only during the morning shift. PM services are operated only post noon session. Peak Time services are operated only between 7 a.m – 11 a.m and between 4 p.m and 8 p.m. Many routes have nigh shift services. Mini buses are operated as feeder services connecting bus terminals and transit hubs to inner streets. All Day Shift Buses operate for 16 hours (This crew work every alternate day)

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