How to reach Rameswaram

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Rameswaram is a town in the Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu state. It is located on the Pamban island and connected with the Tamil Nadu mainland by Pamban channel (or bridge). If you are planning to visit Rameswaram and seeking travel options, this read could help.

Reaching Rameswaram by air

The nearest airport from Rameswaram is Madurai airport, which is at a distance of about 180 kilometers. Madurai airport is connected with major airports like Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, and Hyderabad. From the airport, you can hire a taxi to reach Rameswaram.

If you are an international traveler, you can also land at Chennai international airport and reach Rameswaram via intercity cab.

Reaching Rameswaram by train

Travelers prefer reaching Rameswaram by train as the place is well connected with major cities of India like Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Thanjavur, and Trichy. From Rameswaram railway station, you can take auto-rickshaw, bus, or taxi to reach the main city.

If you have trouble finding the train from the above-listed cities or missed your train, or your reservation is on hold, you can travel to Rameswaram by taxi at a very reasonable price.

Reaching Rameswaram by road

Traveling to Rameswaram by road is safe and comfortable. You can easily get Tamilnadu state transport buses taking you on this route frequently. The major cities connected with Rameswaram via road include- Kanyakumari, Chennai, Pondicherry, and Madurai.

Alternatively, you can choose to self-drive or travel in a private cab if there are children with you on the trip.

If you’re looking for cab booking in Bangalore for a road trip to Rameswaram, you can contact Gozo Cabs. Gozo provides outstation taxis for sightseeing, one-way travel, roundtrip, package tours, and airport transfers.

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Editor’s note: Rameswaram has a tropical climate and is suitable to visit any time of the year. October to February is the preferred time for most of the tourists and during this time, you can encounter a wide species of migratory birds in the area.

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