The nearest airport from Thanjavur is Tiruchirapalli that is situated
65 kilometers from the downtown Thanjavur. It serves planes from the
Middle East, Colombo, Chennai and Madurai. Another airport is Chennai
airport that is about 350 kilometers away from Thanjavur.
There is a railway junction in Thanjavur. It is well connected to
Trichy, Chennai as well as other major cities in and around Tamilnadu.
Thanjavur is well connected to all the major towns in Tamilnadu through
state highways. Tamilnadu Transport Corporation and similar Transport
Corporations of the adjoining states provide bus service to cities in
and around Tamilnadu.
For local transportation auto rickshaws, cycle rickshaws and taxis are
available. Auto-rickshaw drivers are tough nut to crack so keep
dickering till the time they settle to a reasonable fare.