Kanchipuram is one of India's most visited sacred cities, with innumerable devotees and tourists making their tour to the city each year. The city is easily connected by air, rail and road. The city is just 75 kms from Chennai, the capital of Tamilnadu, which ensures its easy accessibility.
The nearest airport from Kanchipuram is in Chennai, which is 75 kms
away. One can take flights for most of the important Indian cities and
for abroad from Chennai.
Trains for Kanchipuram are available from Chennai, Chengalpattu,
Tirupati, and Bangalore. Kanchipuram is connected to both broad gauge
that leads to western parts of Tamilnadu and North India and meter gauge
that connects to the southern most part of Tamilnadu.
Kanchipuram is well connected by a good network of roads. Many of the
major transport corporations of Tamilnadu operate buses connecting
Chennai and Kanchipuram.
Bicycles can be an exciting mode of moving around this temple city and
you can have them on rent. However, for an easier and less laborious
ride you can also opt for cycle-rickshaws and auto-rickshaws.