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Although many tourists around the globe are interested in visiting Cuddalore, this coastal town does not have an airport of its own. Tourists interested in reaching Cuddalore by air can board a flight to Puducherry. Air India connects Bengaluru and Puducherry by a direct flight. However, if you are travelling from Kochi, Mumbai, New Delhi or Kolkata, you have to board a connecting flight to reach Puducherry. Once you have reached Puducherry airport, you can hail a cab or board a bus to Cuddalore. Chennai International Airport is the nearest airport for international tourists visiting Cuddalore. Many domestic and international flights connect Chennai with major national and international destinations.

Nearest Airport: Puducherry Airport, located 27 km away from Cuddalore, is the nearest airport to this town.

Safety Suggestion: It is mostly safe to travel to Puducherry and Chennai. However, being a coastal region, the cyclones in the Bay of Bengal may interrupt your air travel plans to these cities. Tourists are advised to check the weather forecast when travelling during the rainy season.

Cuddalore is well connected to the nearby towns by road. Tourists can find frequent buses plying from Cuddalore to Pondicherry, Chidambaram, Virudhachalam, Panrurti, Viluppuram, Tindivanam. Cuddalore is also well connected to major South Indian cities such as Coimbatore, Hosur, Madurai and Chennai. Apart from the state transport buses run by Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC), private operators such as Rathimeena Travels, Hindustan Travels, Universal Travels, Vaigai Travels, etc. also run buses between Cuddalore and other nearby cities. The Karnataka State Transport Corporation runs regular buses between Cuddalore and Bangalore. Tourists can also board private buses run by SRS Travels, KPN and SRM Transports to reach Bangalore from Cuddalore.

Journey Suggestion: The National Highway NH-45A, and State Highways SH-9, SH-10 and SH-68 connect Cuddalore to other parts of the state. The National Highway, NH-45A passes through Cuddalore. The roads in this area are well-maintained and in good pliable condition, making road trips comfortable and enjoyable.

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Cuddalore city has two railway stations namely, Thirupadiripuliyur railway station and Cuddalore Port Junction. The numerous trains passing through Cuddalore connect the city to other cities in Southern India such as Tirupati, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Karaikal, Tiruchendur, Mannargudi etc. Currently, two daily passenger trains connect Cuddalore to Tiruchirappalli and Virudhachalam.

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  • Theme of Cuddalore [Beach, Natural Beauty]
  • You'll love Cuddalore for [Sunny beaches, Sceneries]
  • Watchout for [Heat, Humidity]
  • Best Time To Visit
    November - February
  • Altitude 3 ft. above sea level

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