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Getting There

Karaikudi is accessible by road from the nearest airports at Madurai and Trichy. One can also drive in from Bangalore or Chennai.


7 hours drive from Bangalore: Take the Krishnagiri > Salem > Trichy route. From Trichy take the NH210 which will get you to the Bangala.
7 hours drive from Chennai: The NH45 via Trichy will get you to the Bangala.


The Rameswaram Express (6701) leaving Chennai at 07.15 pm on Friday evening will arrive at Karaikkudi Junction early next morning. Taking the return train (6702) back on Sunday evening, you will be back in Chennai at 06.25 am ready to take on a Monday fully refreshed.
Station pick-ups, local Taxis and Guides can be arranged at extra cost on request.


The nearest airports are Chennai, Trichy and Madurai.
See below for a list of direct airport connections.

Chennai (MAA) - Domestic
BLR - Bangalore
DEL - Delhi
CCU - Calcutta/Kolkata
GOI - Goa
IXM - Madurai
TRZ - Trichy
COK - Cochin/Kochi
HYD - Hydreabad
CJB - Coimbatore
BOM - Bombay/Mumbai
TRV - Trivandrum
PNQ - Pune
JAI - Jaipur

Chennai (MAA) - International
DOH - Doha
AUH - Abudhabi
DXB - Dubai
SHJ - Sharjah
MCT - Muscat
KWI - Kuwait
BAH- Bahrain
LHR - London Heathrow
FRA - Frankfurt
DMK & BKK - Bangkok
SIN - Singapore
KUL - Kuala Lumpur
CMB - Colombo
HKG - Hongkong

Trichy (TRZ) - Domestic
MAA - Chennai/Madras

Trichy (TRZ) - International
DXB - Dubai
SHJ - Sharjah
CMB - Colombo
KUL - KualaLumpur
SIN - Singapore

Madurai (IXM) - Domestic
MAA - Chennai/Madras
HYD - Hyderabad
BLR - Bangalore

Madurai (IXM) - Interanational
CMB - Colombo
DXB - Dubai