How to Reach Thanjavur

By Air

There is no airport in Thanjavur. The nearest international and domestic airport is in Trichy. It is about one hour drive from Tanjavur. People from other countries enter India through Chennai or Trichy airport and use other transportation to reach Trichy. If you are planning to visit Tanjavur during winter, self-driving or cabs would be the best option due to the serene environment in the route.

By Train

The Tanjavur does not have a railway station. The nearest station is in Trichy. It is about 50 km from the heart of the district. It is connected to various states and cities. Trains are frequent and transportation from the station to the district is not very difficult.

By Road

Tanjavur is connected to various cities and states through well maintained highways. It is about 189 km from Madurai, 57 km from Trichy and 347 km from Trinelveli. People opt for road drive if they are visiting from Rameshwaram, Trichy or Karikal. Buses from different states and cities in India enter Tanjore every day. You can find both government buses and luxurious buses. If you want to avoid rush and crowd, it is better to opt for luxurious buses. It is also the best option if you are planning to visit Tanjore during summer season. Self driving during summer season might be exhausting.

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