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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

What are the ways to reach Tanjore?

Benazir Khan DEC 10 2012
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Tanjore or Thanjavur is so well connected with the rest of country that there are numerous travel options for you.

  • Air

For a quick travel option fly down to Tiruchirappalli/Trichy which is the nearest airport to Tanjore.SpiceJet and Jet Konnect provide ample flights between Chennai and Tiruchirappalli. Once you've reached Tiruchirapalli, you can hire a cab for a 1 hour 15 minutes drive to Tanjore at INR 9-14 per kilometre.

  • Rail

Does the idea of travelling by train excite you? Well, here's good news! You have the option of taking the train to Tanjore. Cities like Bangalore, Ernakulam, Mysore, Chennai, Palakkad, Thrissur, Tiruchirapalli, Madurai, Erode, Salem, Tirunelveli, Rameswaram have daily trains to Tanjore while Tiruchendur, Varanasi. Allahabad, Vizianagaram, Bhubaneswar, Vijaywada have weekly trainsrunning to Tanjore.

  • Road

There are also numerous bus routes connecting the major cities to Tanjore. From Chennai and Bangalore you will take about 9 hours to reach Tanjore. You could opt for either state run or private buses. There is the option for overnight buses for those you would prefer a good night's sleep. Pondicherry, Coimbatore, Madurai and Trichy are also well connected to Tanjore. Before boarding the bus, find out exactly where the bus will take you. Some buses go to the new bus stop which is a bit away from the centre.

You could also drive down to Tanjore. Bangalore to Tanjore takes about 6 hours, Coimbatore to Tanjore about 4 hours and 15 minutes and Chennai to Tanjore is again 6 hoursapproximately.

Choose a travel option that helps you make the most of your time and money.

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