Travelling to Tirunelveli town by train is easy as the city houses its own railway station. Being an important tourist destination, the city has regular and frequent train service. Trains such as Nagercoil Express, Dadar Tirunelveli Express, Guruvayur Chennai Egmore Express and many similar trains help the tourists to travel from different Indian destinations such as Mumbai, Howrah, Guruvayur, Bilaspur and many more locations. From the railway station, vacationers can easily hire a taxi or take a bus and travel to their chosen destination.
Coimbatore international airport, which lies at a distance of about 6 hours, is regarded as the closest air terminal. Various service providers, such as Air India, Jet Airways, IndiGo and SpiceJet help the tourists to travel in a comfortable manner. Vacationers travelling from different cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Ahmadabad and Bangalore can easily travel to Coimbatore international airport because direct flights connect different cities with Coimbatore. From the airport, tourists can avail taxi service to reach Tirunelveli.
Tirunelveli has a good network of motorable roads which makes it easier to access the city. Being located on a national highway, NH-7, this city can be accessed from different cities that lie in its vicinity. Tourists coming to this city can travel by Tamil Nadu State Road Transport Cooperation buses which operate from different cities such as Bangalore, Coimbatore, Tirupati and Chennai. A road trip helps a person to explore the natural beauty of the region; therefore it is one of the most preferred modes of transportation.