Located in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu, Rameshwaram bears huge religious significance. It is home to iconic Ramanathaswamy Temple and is also believed to the place where Lord Ram built a bridge across the sea to Lanka to rescue his wife Sita from Ravaan.
With so much religious significance, Rameshwaram is unarguably one of the holiest places for Hindus across the world. Every year thousands of people from Bangalore too visit Rameshwaram to seek religious wisdom and spiritual solace.
Following are the ways to reach Rameshwaram from Bangalore:
Bangalore to Rameshwaram by Train
There are not many direct trains from Bangalore to Rameshwaram. The best option is to take a train from Bangalore either to Tiruchirapalli or Madurai stations. Tiruchirapali is approximately 229 km away from Rameshwaram, whereas Madurai is approximately 180 km away. It is more than 12 hours journey.
Bangalore to Rameshwaram by Air
Rameshwaram doesn’t have an airport. The nearest airport to Rameshwaram is Madurai airport, approximately 168 kms away. There are ample flights from Bangalore to Madurai every day. From Madurai there are buses to Rameshwaram after every ten minutes. One can also opt for train. There are many trains from Madurai to Rameshwaram.
Bangalore to Rameshwaram by Road
The total distance between Bangalore to Rameshwaram is around 600 kms. Bangalore to Rameshwaram is approximately 10 hour road. There are very few direct KSRTC buses from Bangalore to Rameshwaram. However, there are many direct KSRTC buses to Madurai & tiruchirapalli, from their you can either catch train or bus to Rameshwaram.