How to Reach Madurai

The main transport modes in Madurai for travelers are by train, by road, and by air. This temple city has its own airport and is well-connected with all major cities and states of India like Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Hyderabad, etc. while the well-established railway network system of Madurai is also attached with the major cities of India. On the other hand, the state government is provided bus service to tourists from other cities like Chennai, Hyderabad, and Bangalore etc. Take a look at the brief about how to reach Madurai:

By Air By Air

Madurai has its own domestic airport that is attached to the rest of India. Several airlines give the daily flight service to travelers to Madurai. The air route is the most convenient way to reach Madurai. The airport in Madurai is only 10 km far away from the main city. The second nearest airport of Madurai is Chennai International Airport, thus, the travelers can board a flight to Chennai from any part of the country and then board another flight to Madurai from there. People can travel to Madurai from Hyderabad by booking a flight which takes around 1 hr 55 min.

By Road By Road

Madurai is well-attached to all parts of South India via National Highways and regular road network. The main national highway leads to Madurai is NH 44. Public and private buses are operated to and from nearby cities in South India. The bus service also commutes from the important cities in the neighboring states like Karnataka and Kerala. People can choose between non-AC semi-luxury and AC luxury buses. People can easily reach Madurai from Chennai either a car or a bus via National Highway 45 and 45B. Tourists can be reached from Bangalore to Madurai via National Highway 49. Auto-rickshaw and taxi are the local transport modes of Madurai. With these local transports, people can roam in and around the city.

By Rai By Rail

Just like the airport, it has a railway station that connects Madurai to all parts of India. The main junction of the Southern Railways is Madurai – Tiruchirappalli – Dindigul – Quilon. The railway authorities offer abundant train services to this sacred city throughout the year. But it is recommended for the tourists to book the train in advance during the holiday season and the summer season. Visitors can also board a passenger train to visit nearby places of Madurai but keep remember the time table of the passenger train in mind.

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