How to reach
Air: The nearest airport is at Madurai (174km).
Rail: The nearest railway station is Rameshwaram railway station (3kms
from the city). It is connected by several trains with major cities of
Tamil Nadu like Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, Tiruchirapalli and other
places in South India. Sethu Express, Tirupati-Madurai Express, Tirunelveli
Express, Rameshwaram Express, Rameshwaram -Coimbatore Fast Passenger are
the major trains that connects Rameshswaram. From railway station one
can hire local transport like cycle, auto-rickshwas, jeeps and taxis etc.
Road: Rameswaram is well connected to all the main towns. The Pamban
Bridge has made Rameshwaram accessible by road from other parts of the
South via the NH 49. There is a regular bus service from Kanniyakumari,
Madurai (Routes from Madurai - NH49 to Rameswaram via Ramanathapuram from
Trichy NH210 to Ramanathapuram via Karaikkudi; NH49 to Rameswaram via
Mandapam), Trichy, Tiruchendur and Madras to Mandapam. Rameshwaram is
527 km from Chennai, 315 km from Kanyakumari and 273 km from Tiruchirapalli.