Friday, October 13, 2017

Thiruvarur – Connectivity

Thiruvarur – Connectivity
Thiruvarur is located at about 31 Kms from Thiruthuraipoondi, 28 Kms from Needamangalam, 23 Kms from Kudavasal, 16 Kms from Nannilam, 42 Kms from Kumbakonam, 41 Kms from Mayiladuthurai, 25 Kms from Nagapattinam, 62 Kms from Thanjavur and 117 Kms from Trichy. Thiruvarur is well connected to other parts of Tamilnadu by Road and Railways.
By Road
Thiruvarur is aided by a good network of roads, connects it to neighboring districts & other major cities of Tamilnadu. Thiruvarur is connected by three national highways, NH 45A to Villupuram, NH 67 to Coimbatore. Tiruvarur is connected with Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy, Karaikal and other major towns of Tamilnadu through the state highways SH 23 from Mayiladuthurai to ThiruthuraipoondiSH 67 from Thanjavur to Kodikkarai, SH 65 from Thiruvarur to KumbakonamSH 66 from Kumbakonam to Adirampattinam, SH 67 from Nagore to Nachiyar KoilSH 146 from Mannargudi to Sethubavachatram, SH 147 Kumbakonam to Karaikkal, SH 151 Kilvelur to Kachanam
The Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation operates close to 175 daily services connecting various cities to Thiruvarur. Most of the buses via Thiruvarur are operated by the corporation ply between Trichy and Velankanni. The corporation operates a computerized reservation centre in the municipal bus stand of the town. It also operates 25 town buses satisfying the local transport needs of Thiruvarur and the neighboring villages. The State Express Transport Corporation operates long distance buses connecting the town to Bangalore, Marthandam and Thiruvananthapuram.
By Train
Thiruvarur Junction railway station is a junction railway station serving Thiruvarur city in Tamil Nadu and a focal point on the main line connecting trains from Chennai to Nagapattinam-Velankanni-Nagore-Karaikal on one line and Karaikudi-Sivaganga-Manamadurai-Rameswaram on the second line that branches out of the station. Thiruvarur railway junction is a four way junction connecting Thanjavur in the west, Mayiladuthurai in the north, Nagapattinam in the east and Thiruthuraipoondi in the south. 
There are passenger trains to Trichy, Thanjavur, Mayiladuthurai, Karaikal, Mannargudi & Thiruthuraipoondi. There is a daily express train to Chennai via Mayiladuthurai and Ernakulam. There are two trains from Mannargudi to Tirupathi and Velankanni to Goa, operated three times a week that pass through Thiruvarur.
By Air
Nearest Airport is located at Trichy at about 120 Kms from Thiruvarur.