How To Reach



           Nearest Domestic Airport is in Trichy (Trichirapalli). Indian Airlines connects Trichy with Chennai, Sharjah, Kuwait and Colombo. Air Lanka Service connects Tiruchirapalli with Colombo. Nearest International Airport is in Chennai (Madras).  Distance from Chennai to Karaikal is around 300 Kms and the travel time by road takes from 7 to 9 hours                 

                                                                                                  Nearby Airports are in Trichy and Chennai
                                                                                                     Karaikal is 140 Kms from Pondicher


The nearest Railway Station is Nagore, 10 Kms. away from here.


Karaikal is connected directly from Chidambaram, Mayiladuthurai, Kumbakonam, 
Thanjavur,  Thiruchirappalli,   Thiruvarur, Velankanni, Nagappattinam and Nagore.

Thirunallar     5 Kms.     (Towards West)
Kumbakonam 64 Kms.   (Towards West)
Thanjavur  103 Kms.  (Towards West)
Tiruchirapalli    168 Kms. ( Towards West)
Nagore 10 Kms.   (Towards South)
Nagappattinam  19 Kms.   (Towards South)
Velankanni  26 Kms.   (Towards South : via - Nagore,Nagappattinam)
Chidambaram  57 Kms.   (Towards North on East 
Pondicherry  135 Kms. (Towards North on East 
 Chennai     294 Kms. (Towards North on East 
Coast Road)


Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation, Pondicherry Road Transport  Development Corporation and other private buses are available. Taxis,  Auto-rickshaws and Local buses are also available for Local transportation. Tamil Nadu State Express and Omni buses are also run for pleasure travels  to Chennai, Bangalore, Coimbatore etc.,

Route to Karaikal from Pondicherry
Pondicherry -> Cuddalore -> Chidambaram -> Sirkazhi -> Tarangambadi -> Karaikal