The Tiruchirappalli airport is located 5 km from the city. Indian Airlines connects Trichy with Chennai, Sharjah, Kuwait, and Colombo.
Trichy is an important junction on the Southern Railway. It is connected to Chennai, Thanjavur, Madurai, Tirupati, Tuticorin, and Rameswaram on the meter gauge and Bangalore, Coimbatore, Mysore, Kochi, Kanyakumari, and Mangalore on the broad gauge.
Trichy is also well connected by road with important places in South India. For local transport, there are regular city bus service to all the places of tourist interest from Central Bus Station and Chinthamani Bus Station. Tourist taxis, auto-rickshaws, and cycle rickshaws are also available.