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One can reach Coimbatore via air, rail and road transport as the city offers one of the best connected networks. Get more details on reaching Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu.

How to Reach Coimbatore

How to Reach Coimbatore - Coimbatore is one of the well connected cities in state of Tamil Nadu. A good network of roads and railway connects Coimbatore with Chennai, Madurai, Kochi, Mysore and many other cities. Get details on airport, railway stations and road transport for reaching Coimbatore.

Airport in Coimbatore

Coimbatore Airport
Location: About 15 km east of the city and downtown, on the road to Tirupur.
Terminals: Both International and Domestic terminals are adjacent to each other.
Services: Small airport has, as yet, only limited services, like national and international telephone, dining and snacks, tourist office working during flight times, taxi and auto-rickshaw hire counters.

Railway Station in Coimbatore

Railway Station: Coimbatore Central
Location: 2 km from downtown Gandhipuram
Services: Kovai and Cheran intercity expresses are best connections from Chennai; number of other trains on Chennai-Ernakulam (Kochi)/Kerala destinations.
Transfer: Taxis and auto-rickshaws, both negotiable rates.

National Highways: NH #47 (Salem-Thrissur-Kochi-Kanniyakumari); NH #67 (Ooty-Trichy-Nagapattinam); and NH#209 (Bangalore-Palani-Dindigul) pass through Coimbatore.
Road Distance: Chennai 532 km,
kanniyakumari 457 km,
Yercaud 259 km,
Tiruchira palli 204 km,
Thiruvananthapuram 400 km,
Mysore 230 km,
Kochi 190 km,
Maduria 227 km,
Mudamalai 135 km and Bangalore 330 km.

Three Major Bus Stations in Coimbatore
Express Bus Stand
Location: Gandhipuram, downtown area
Services: State Express Transport (Tamil Nadu) services
Facilities: snacks bar, shopping for essentials, taxi and auto-rickshaw hire.

Central Bus Stand
Location: Nanjappa Road, Gandhipuram, downtown area
Services: Bus services to Udhagamandalam (Ooty) and neighbouring towns; states' transport corporations and private bus companies
Facilities: dining, shopping for essentials, taxi and auto-rickshaw hire

City Bus Stand
Location: Gandhipuram; downtown area
Services: City bus service

Local Transport
Taxis and auto-rickshaws, negotiable rates; radio/call taxi.