Madurai is one of the most prominent and active commercial centers in Tamil Nadu. For this reason Madurai is well connected with all other big and small cities of the state including other parts of India. Each year hundreds of devotees and pilgrims reach Madurai to visit Immayilum Nanmai Tharuvar Temple.
The government of Tamil Nadu has developed a strong transport system in Madurai so that visitors can reach this city without hassle. All can reach Madurai, by road, by rail as well as by air without any trouble.
1) Journey by road: The city of Madurai is well connected with other cities of South India. An excellent network of roadways has been developed in Madurai for comfortable journey of passengers. The city has 5 main bus stops from where you can reach by roadways. You can also get buses for going to neighboring states of Tamil Nadu.
2) Journey by rail: The city of Madurai is located on the rail route of Madurai-Tiruchirappalli-Dindigul-Quilon line. Madurai is an important junction of southern railways which is directly connected to Tirunelveli and Chennai by railway routes. Vaigai express is the fastest train running between Chennai and Madurai. It covers a distance of 495 kilometers in 7 hours.
3) Journey by air route is very comfortable and enjoyable to reach the city of Madurai. The city is well connected by air route to all major cities of India. Daily flights are available to Madurai from the cities of Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore and Tiruchi. The airport of Madurai is at a distance of 10 km from the main city.