Salem is Tamilnadu's fourth biggest city and a hub of textile industry. The city is also famous for stainless steel. As a sizeable commercial place, Salem is well connected to major cities of India by air, rail and road.
Salem is well connected by air to Coimbatore, Bangalore, Chennai,
Tiruchi, Madurai and Mumbai.
Salem is well connected to other important towns/cities of Tamilnadu as
well as India by a good network of Railways. There are regular train
services from Salem to Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi and other
Salem has three important National Highways (NH7, NH47 and NH68)
through the city. As a major transit point for
Bangalore/Coimbatore/Madurai/Chennai Salem has the 6/4-lane bypass road
within the city that is busy round the clock. The Dr MGR Central
Integrated Bus Terminus located in Meyyanur area. One can get buses for
almost all the places of the state and Bangalore/Pondicherry anytime
from the terminus.