Tirunelveli is well connected to all cities in Tamil Nadu. It is also accessible by road and rail from many other cities.
|Route Name||Distance||Time||More Information|
|Chennai to Tirunelveli||624 km||9 hours 10 mins||View Details|
|Bangalore to Tirunelveli||582 km||8 hours 24 mins||View Details|
|Hyderabad to Tirunelveli||1,150 km||16 hours 18 mins||View Details|
|Ernakulam to Tirunelveli||273 km||6 hours 55 mins||View Details|
|Pune to Tirunelveli||1,425 km||19 hours 55 mins||View Details|
|Mumbai to Tirunelveli||1,569 km||21 hours 56 mins||View Details|
Tirunelveli does not have an airport of its own, but travelling by plane is as convenient as any other mode. The nearest airport is the Tuticorin Airport which is around 50 km away. A 50-minute additional taxi ride from the airport will get you to the city.
Nearest Airport: TUTICORIN
- 48 kms from Tirunelveli
Tentative return flight prices to TUTICORIN from major cities in India.
|Starting city||Return price (approx)|
|Mumbai||₹ 7,301||View Details|
|Bengaluru||₹ 6,086 Non-stop||View Details|
|Chennai||₹ 5,120 Non-stop||View Details|
If you plan to travel by road, then the area has an extensive network of roadways. Located on NH 7, Tirunelveli has a state run bus service and overnight and day buses are available from various places. It is located about 70 km north of Kanyakumari.
Unlike an airport, Tirunelveli has its own railway station- the Tirunelveli Junction Railway Station. The station is one of the largest in Tamil Nadu and has trains coming in from almost every corner of the state.
Being a major city of Tamil Nadu, Tirunelveli does not have any problems when it comes to intra city commuting. Taxis and rickshaws are very easy to find. The intra city bus services are very efficient. Buses are run by the Tirunelveli Municipal corporation and bus stands are spread out all over the city.