|Route Name||Distance||Time||More Information|
|Chennai to Kumbakonam||283 km||5 hours 27 mins||View Details|
|Bangalore to Kumbakonam||409 km||6 hours 50 mins||View Details|
|Hyderabad to Kumbakonam||976 km||14 hours 45 mins||View Details|
Being a part of the Thanjavur district, the nearest airport to the city of Kumbakonam is the Trichy or the Tiruchirappalli Airport, located at a distance of 96 km from Kumbakonam. The second nearest airport is the Pondicherry Airport, located at a distance of 110 km. Regular buses ply down to Kumbakonam and Thanjavur from Trichy, which takes about an average of 2 hours to cover this distance. There are also numerous options for one to reach Kumbakonam from Pondicherry, with a road distance of km 130 km, and a time distance of approximately 3 hours. Avail the regular bus service or book up a taxi to reach down to Kumbakonam.
Nearest Airport: Madurai Airport (IXM)
- 189 kms from Kumbakonam
Tentative return flight prices to Madurai Airport (IXM) from major cities in India.
With NH36 passing through the territory of the district, Kumbakonam is bestowed upon with a wide array of roads connecting it conveniently to various other cities. The road network is dense and thus comfortable for one to undertake a road trip down to Kumbakonam. Regular buses are available for nearby cities, including Pondicherry and Trichy. Taxi services pretty much cover a large area over the peninsula and present the tourists with some options to plan their trip down to Kumbakonam.
Being one of the major railhead itself, many trains from nearby areas ply down to Kumbakonam. Frequent trains from Bangalore, Chennai, Tiruchirapalli, and various other cities come down to Kumbakonam, thus ensuring better connectivity to the city. Trains are a convenient mode of transport, and cheaper on the pocket, hence it is preferred by some tourists traveling to their destinations. The better connectivity of Kumbakonam through railways ensures better tourism for the place.
The nearest port to Kumbakonam, Nagapattinam, is located at a distance of 50 km from Kumbakonam. The port is also responsible for the boarding of a few passenger liners, which can be utilized by people looking forward to visiting Kumbakonam by waterways. Take up a train or hit the road to make it further to Kumbakonam.