How to Reach

Air

The district is served by the Coimbatore International Airport at Coimbatore. The Coimbatore International Airport caters to domestic flights to major Indian cities like Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and international flights connects to Countries such us Sharjah of UAE, Srilanka and Singapore.

Rail

Train service in Coimbatore district was started in 1863, upon construction of the Podanur – Madras railway line connecting Kerala and the west coast with the rest of India. Broad gauge trains connect Coimbatore to all parts of India and Tamil Nadu.Coimbatore Junction is well connected to all the major Indian cities and the district comes under the Jurisdiction of the Salem Division. Coimbatore North, Podanur, Pollachi and Mettupalayam are other important railway stations in the district. The other stations include Peelamedu, Singanallur, Irugur, Perianaikanpalayam, Madukkarai, Somanur and Sulur Road.

Road

The National Highway bye-pass road of Salem – Kochi highway passes through the Coimbatore district. Coimbatore district is well connected by roads of both national and state highways.

The five National Highways that connects the district to other parts of the states are,

S.No. Highway Number Source Destination
1. 81 Coimbatore Chidambaram, Karur, Tiruchirappalli
2. 83 Coimbatore Nagapattinam, Pollachi, Dindigul
3. 181 Coimbatore Gundulpet, Mettupalayam, Ooty
4. 544 Salem Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrissur
5. 948 Coimbatore Bangalore, Kollegal, Chamrajnagar

Town bus Service

Town buses serve most parts of intra-city routes as well as other towns and villages in and around the district. Buses also connect the district with all major towns in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh. There are large number of inter-city buses operated by both Government and Private bus operators to cater the needs of local public and as well as others who visit the City.