The major nearest city to Thanjevur is Tiruchirapalli, which is both the nearest International Airport and the railway station. The overall connectivity to Thanjevur, it being an important tourism centre, is convenient. Regular mode of transport from all major nearby cities are available to be boarded by tourist planning a trip to the city.
The nearest airport to the city of Thanjevur is the Tiruchirapalli International Airport, or popularly known as Trichy, located at a time distance of 1 hour. Regular taxis and a few bus services run between the two cities, making the travel comfortable and hassle free.
Nearest Airport: Madurai Airport (IXM) - 155 kms from Thanjavur
Tentative return flight prices to Mdurai from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|Mumbai||₹ 8,874 Non-stop|
|New Delhi||₹ 13,468 Non-stop|
|Bengaluru||₹ 4,925 Non-stop|
|Chennai||₹ 3,584 Non-stop|
|Hyderabad||₹ 6,874 Non-stop|
The road network to Thanjevur is pretty much well developed, with the roads connecting the city to major nearby cities and towns like Bengaluru, Chennai, Madurai, Bhubaneshwar, Coimbatore and Tiruchirapalli. Regular private and state-run bus services are also available for one's convenience. One can also drive their way through Thanjevur or book a private taxi according to their liking.
Tiruchirapalli also acts as the nearest major railhead to the city of Thanjevur. Trains from all nearby major cities, like Coimbatore, Rameshwaram, Chennai, Kanyakumari, Salem, and Madurai, are connected to Tiruchirapalli by means of railways. Board any one of these to reach Trichy and then book a taxi for an hour long drive to Thanjevur.
Chennai port is the nearest major port to the city of Thanjevur. Majorly known for the export and import of goods, the port also deals with a few passenger liners from nearby countries and a few areas. If one wishes to travel by waterway, they can board one of these passenger ships to enjoy the sea and reach Chennai, after which buses/taxi can be taken to make it to Thanjevur.
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Auto rickshaw, tourist cabs, cycle rickshaws are available.