The city has its own airport which is 12km from the heart of the city. It has flights which connects the city to Madras, Calicut, Bombay and Pondicherry.
Madurai Railway Station connects the city to Chennai and Tirunelveli. It's an important junction of Southern Railway. It is connected to the major cities of the country with its good network of railway lines.
Madurai is connected by a number of interconnecting roadways to Chennai (472 kms), Trichy (142km) Rameshwaram (139km) Kanyakumari (232 kms), Tirunelveli (151 kms), Kodaikanal (120 kms), Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary (136 kms), Palani (122 kms), Thanjavur (223 kms), Bangalore (446 kms), Bombay (1454 kms).