Thiruvannamalai can't be reached directly via airways. Chennai International Airport is the closest airport. Many trains come to Thiruvannamalai railway station on a frequent basis. TNSTC Bus Service is also available for Thiruvannamalai. Many private buses also take you to Thiruvannamalai.
The long Puducherry-Krishnagiri Highway passes through the city of Thiruvannamalai, so it enables the travellers to reach Thiruvannamalai easily.
Since Thiruvannamalai has no airport, Chennai International Airport is the closest airport to Thiruvannamalai. There are no direct flights available to reach Thiruvannamalai, but if you are coming from any major city, Chennai International Airport is your best spot to deboard. You can hire a taxi from the airport to travel to Thiruvannamalai.
Nearest Airport: Chennai Airport - 146 kms from Thiruvannamalai
Tentative return flight prices to Chennai from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|Mumbai||₹ 5,137 Non-stop|
|Bengaluru||₹ 2,538 Non-stop|
|Hyderabad||₹ 3,912 Non-stop|
|Kolkata||₹ 6,773 Non-stop|
Thiruvannamalai is well-connected to various cities of Tamil Nadu through roadways. It is very easy to reach Thiruvannamalai by car or bus. If you are driving your car or have hired a taxi, it is best to take the national highway to reach Thiruvannamalai sooner. Puducherry-Krishnagiri Highway or NH 66 makes it quicker to reach Thiruvannamalai. TNSTC helps to connect one part of Tamil Nadu to other through its bus service. So, you can ride a bus as well to reach Thiruvannamalai.
Thiruvannamalai has its own railway station. Even though Thiruvannamalai doesn't have a major railway station, it has good connectivity with various South Indian cities. Cities like Chennai, Tirupati, Vellore, Puducherry and Madurai are connected to Thiruvannamalai through railways.
Bicycles and two wheelers are available on rent. Auto rickshaws and buses are easily available and are the local mode of transport.