Trichy to Coimbatore
The distance between Trichy and Coimbatore is almost 200 km. It takes around four hours to reach Coimatore from Trichy by rail or by road. Though there are many trains between these two stations, it is best to travel by a personal car or by a cab, which can be used in the city as well. One just needs to follow NH 67. Places in between are: Pallapayam, which is almost 38 km from Trichy; followed by Vellakoil, 44 km further; and then, Karur, where one can have a stopover for some snacks and tea; and then, just 75 km from there, is Coimbatore.
Transport options from Trichy to Coimbatore
Trichy to Coimbatore By Car: Rent a car or hire a cab from Trichy to drive down to Coimbatore, which takes around 4 hours. Cost of cab ranges from INR7 to INR24 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. Ideal for families with kids, seniors and group travellers.
Trichy to Coimbatore By Bus: Take a direct bus from Trichy to Coimbatore, which takes around 4 hours. Coimbatore Bus Stand is around 3 km away from the city centre and can be reached by taking a bus or an auto-rickshaw. Travelling by bus is economical and recommended for individual travellers and youngsters.
Trichy to Coimbatore By Train: Take a direct train from Trichy (Tiruchirappalli) Junction to Coimbatore Main Junction that takes around 4 hours. Coimbatore Main Junction is located at a distance of around 4 km from the city centre and can be reached by taking a bus or an auto-rickshaw. This mode of transport is ideal for group travellers, families with kids and seniors.
Trichy to Coimbatore By Flight: Take a direct flight from Trichy to Coimbatore, which halts at Chennai and Bangalore. The entire journey takes around 5 hours. Not recommended as it is quite expensive and involves lot of airport formalities.