Chettinad is well-connected to various parts of Tamil Nadu. Located in a beautiful district called Sivaganga, Chettinad can be reached easily. It doesn't have any airport. The nearest airport to Chettinad is at Tiruchirappalli. From Tiruchirappalli airport, you can get a taxi up to Chettinad. You can also board a train and reach Chettinad.
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How to reach Chettinad by flight
Since Chettinad has no airport of its own, you have to rely on the nearby cities to reach Chettinad through airways. The nearest airport is Tiruchirappalli airport, and it is around 20 km away from Chettinad. Another close airport to Chettinad is Madurai International Airport. Direct taxis to Chettinad are available from both the cities.
Nearest Airport: Madurai Airport (IXM)
- 218 kms from Chettinad
Tentative return flight prices to Madurai Airport (IXM) from major cities in India.
How to reach Chettinad by road
Chettinad is connected to various cities of Tamil Nadu through roadways. Chettinad's roads are well-maintained, so you can drive there easily. Taxi service to Chettinad is available from the major cities of Tamil Nadu. Buses are also available from cities like Madurai and Tiruchirappalli. You can reach to Chettinad through bus within a few hours.
How to reach Chettinad by train
Chettinad has a good system of railways. Chettinad Railway station is connected to railway stations of various other cities. The nearest railway station is Tiruchirapalli Railway Station. From the railway station, you can hire a taxi to reach Chettinad. Bus and train services are also available from Tiruchirappalli.
Local transport in Chettinad
Travelling around the area is not a problem. Though Chettinad is a small town, cabs and buses are easy to find. Regular buses run to and from the city. As for intra city commuting, taxis are easy to find. If you donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t find one at your hotel, a lot of taxis, autos or rickshaws can be hired outside any of the temples.