Welcome to Madurai
Madurai District is well connected with the National Highways NH 7, NH 45B, NH 208 and NH 49 passing through Madurai. The state highways passing through the city are SH-33, SH-72, SH-72A, SH-73 and SH-73A which connect various parts of Madurai district.
Madurai Junction is the major railway station serving the District. Being the headquarters of the Madurai division of the Southern Railway, there are direct trains connecting Madurai with other major cities and towns across India including New Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta and Chennai.
Madurai Airport was established in 1957 and is located at Avaniyapuram, about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) from the city. It offers domestic flights to some cities in India The airport was declared a customs airport in 2012 allowing limited number of international flights and international services to Colombo, Dubai and Singapore. The carriers operating from the airport are Air India, Air India Express, Jet Airways, SpiceJet, Indigo and Srilankan Airlines.