Madurai by Road

Reaching Madurai by road is one of the options available to the tourists. Madurai is a temple city of Tamil Nadu and people from all over India and abroad come here to visit the famous Meenakshi Temple. Madurai is connected with other cities of Tamil Nadu by a well laid network of roads. Therefore, reaching Madurai by road from any part of Tamil Nadu is very easy.

Chennai and Bangalore house the two nearest international airports to Madurai. Chennai is located at a distance of 472 km while Bangalore is 446 km from Madurai. One can hire a car and proceed on their journey to Madurai. Kodaikanal is the nearest city to Madurai, located at a distance of 120 km. Tiruchirapally is located at a distance of 142 km from Madurai while Rameshwaram is 139 km away. On the other hand, Thanjavur, Palani and Tirunelveli lie at a distance of 233 km, 122 km and 121 km respectively from Madurai. Kanyakumari, the southernmost point of India, is located 232 km from Madurai. Madurai can also be reached by road from Mumbai, located at a distance of 1454 km.

People avail buses, taxis and private cars for traveling to Madurai by road. There are regular bus services from the various cities of Tamil Nadu to Madurai. Also people can hire cars for reaching Madurai. There are normal as well as air-conditioned cars available for hire. Those arriving at any of the nearby international airports can take a car directly from there. The airports house many travel agencies and car rental companies, which offer cars at the cheapest rates. Traveling to Madurai by road also offers the tourists an opportunity to see the natural beauty of the place also.

Last Updated on 9/15/2011