How to Reach Tirunelveli

Tirunelveli is well connected to all cities in Tamil Nadu. It is also accessible by road and rail from many other cities.

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Most frequently searched routes to Tirunelveli

Route Name Distance Time
Chennai to Tirunelveli 624 km 9 hours 10 mins
Bangalore to Tirunelveli 582 km 8 hours 24 mins
Hyderabad to Tirunelveli 1,150 km 16 hours 18 mins
Ernakulam to Tirunelveli 273 km 6 hours 55 mins
Pune to Tirunelveli 1,425 km 19 hours 55 mins
Mumbai to Tirunelveli 1,569 km 21 hours 56 mins

How to reach Tirunelveli by flight

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

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Tentative return flight prices to TUTICORIN from major cities in India.

Starting city Return price (approx)
Mumbai ₹ 8,631 View
New Delhi ₹ 13,360 View
Bengaluru ₹ 4,388 Non-stop View
Chennai ₹ 5,452 Non-stop View
Hyderabad ₹ 8,614 View
Kolkata ₹ 12,428 View

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How to reach Tirunelveli by road

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.

How to reach Tirunelveli by train

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.

Local transport in Tirunelveli

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.

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