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Coimbatore Travel Information

How to reach Coimbatore?


The Coimbatore Airport at Peelamedu is located 11 kilometers off the city and there is also an air-base at Sulur, which is 15 kilometers from Coimbatore.

One can avail of every domestic flight from this airport. It also connects with all the major Indian cities and caters to international flights to Sharjah and Singapore. The extended runway has eased out the air traffic operations greatly.


Coimbatore had its first railway in 1872. The city is connected to every part of India by the broad-gauge lines through the Coimbatore Junction.


The city has three national highways and six major arterial roads. The high vehicle to pollution ratio makes connectivity easy and smooth. Some of the important bus stands in the city are:

Gandhipuram bus stand
Singanallur bus stand
Thiruvallur bus stand
Ukkadam bus stand
Omni bus stand
Mettupalayam bus stand