Travelling to Rameswaram
When to go
Rameswaram is a tropical area and the weather is hot and humid all the year round. The coolest months are November and December. However it is also the rainy season in Tamil Nadu.
How to go
The nearest airport is in Madurai (174 km).
Madurai is connected to Rameswaram via NH-49.
Even connecting Trains & Buses from Madurai is always available.
Chennai (556 km) is connected to Rameswaram as well via East Coast Road (ECR ) upto Ramnad & then NH- 49 follows.
If you’re travelling by road, there are well-organised bus and private taxi services from Trichi, Coimbatore and Madurai.
Daiwik Hotels is next to the main bus stand in Rameswaram on NH 49.
If you are travelling by train, there are direct trains from Chennai, Madurai, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, and Benares. You’ll know you’re approaching someplace special when you wake up to an early morning view of the Pamban Bridge with the sea on either side.
Following is a Train schedule upto February 2015 :
|Train No.||Train Type||From||To||Departure||Arrival||Days|
|15119||Exp||Rameshwaram||Manduadih||11:00:00 PM||12:40:00 PM||Wed|
|15120||Exp||Manduadih||Rameshwaram||9:00:00 PM||12:35:00 AM||Sun|
|16851||Exp||Chennai Egmore||Rameshwaram||7:15:00 PM||9:15:00 AM||Daily|
|16852||Exp||Rameshwaram||Chennai Egmore||7:15:00 PM||6:35:00 AM||Daily|
|16617||Exp||Rameshwaram||Coimbatore Jn||7:00:00 PM||6:40:00 AM||Wed|
|16618||Exp||Coimbatore Jn||Rameshwaram||7:45:00 PM||6:30:00 AM||Tue|
|16733||Exp||Rameshwaram||Okha||10:15:00 PM||1:50:00 PM||Friday|
|16734||Exp||Okha||Rameshwaram||7:30:00 AM||7:30:00 PM||Tue|
|16779||Exp||Tirupati||Rameshwaram||1:00:00 PM||7:35:00 AM||Sun, Tue, Fri|
|16780||Exp||Rameshwaram||Tirupati||4:00:00 PM||10:15:00 AM||Mon, Thu, Sat|
|16793||Exp||Rameshwaram||Faizabad Jn||11:00:00 PM||8:30:00 AM||Sun|
|16794||Exp||Faizabad Jn||Rameshwaram||11:55:00 PM||7:10:00 AM||Wed|
|18495||Exp||Rameshwaram||Bhubaneshwar||8:30:00 AM||6:35:00 PM||Sun|
|18496||Exp||Bhubaneswar||Rameshwaram||12:00:00 PM||11:00:00 PM||Friday|
|22621||Exp||Rameshwaram||Kanyakumari||8:45:00 PM||4:05:00 AM||Mon, Thu, Sat|
|22622||Exp||Kanyakumari||Rameshwaram||10:00:00 PM||5:20:00 AM||Sun, Tue, Fri|
|22661||Exp||Chennai Egmore||Rameshwaram||5:50:00 PM||4:35:00 AM||Daily|
|22662||Exp||Rameshwaram||Chennai Egmore||8:15:00 PM||7:05:00 AM||Daily|
|56721||Pass||Madurai||Rameshwaram||12:46:00 PM||4:35:00 PM||Daily|
|56722||Pass||Rameshwaram||Madurai||11:20:00 AM||3:10:00 PM||Daily|
|56723||Pass||Madurai||Rameshwaram||6:56:00 AM||10:30:00 AM||Daily|
|56724||Pass||Rameshwaram||Madurai||5:30:00 AM||9:20:00 AM||Daily|
|56725||Pass||Madurai||Rameshwaram||6:16:00 PM||10:40:00 PM||Daily|
|56726||Pass||Rameshwaram||Madurai||6:00:00 PM||10:00:00 PM||Daily|
|56829||Pass||Tiruchchirapalli||Rameshwaram||6:40:00 AM||12:45:00 PM||Daily|
|56830||Pass||Rameshwaram||Tiruchchirapalli||1:55:00 PM||10:25:00 PM||Daily|
From Ramanathaswamy Temple 3 km
From Rameswaram bus stand on NH 49 100 m
From Rameswaram railway station 2.5 km
For Further Information, Please contact :
Tamil Nadu Tourism website www.tamilnadu-tourism.com Or you may get in touch with :
Tamil Nadu Tourist Office
Bus Stand Complex, Rameswaram – 623526.