Nagapattinam is on the eastern coast of Indian peninsula. It is just 350 km from Chennai, 20 km from Karaikal, and 90 km from Tiruchirappalli.
There are lots of busses to Nagapattinam from cities including Thanjavur, Chennai, Trichy and Nagore.
Nagercoil railway station is frequented by regular trains from cities like Thanjavur, Chennai, Trichy, Madurai and Nagore
The nearest airport to Nagapattinam is at Tiruchirapalli. It is well connected to Chennai airport with major airlines plying regularly. Tourists can also hire taxis to Nagapattinam from Trichy.