How to Reach Us

We welcome all visitors to Thirukadaiyur, whether you are travelling to us from other parts of India or if you are visiting from abroad.



The nearest airports to Thirukadaiyur:

  • Pondicherry Airport 120km approx. 4 hours by road
  • Trichy Airport 150km approx. 4 hours by road
  • Chennai Airport 270km approx. 6 hours by road


The nearest rail station to Thirukadaiyur:

  • Mayiladuthurai 20km
  • Sirkazhi 23km
  • Karaikal 25km

Bus Service

We recommend the following companies if you would like to travel to
Thirukadaiyur by bus:

  • From Chennai SCTC, Private Bus travels
  • Trichy Airport KSRTC, Royal Travels


There are a number of taxi companies able to transport you to Thirukadaiyur,
please contact us if you would like any further information or to book as part of our services to you.


Temple Timings

The temple is open to all visitors between

Daily Pooja timings:

  • Usha Kaalam 5.30am
  • Kala Santhi Pooja 8.00am
  • Sayarakshai Pooja 6.00pm
  • Irandaam Kaalam 8.00pm
  • Uchikalam Pooja 10.00pm
  • Ardha Jamam Pooja 10.00pm
Homams and Shantis


All our accommodation is supplied to you through our carefully selected suppliers to ensure that your stay is comfortable for you, your family and guests.

Accommodation can be arranged for small or large groups, in one location or multiple places depending on your individual needs and requirements.

All accommodation is within very easy reach of Thirukadaiyur Temple itself and we can also arrange transport if required.



You can make a hotel reservation from a selection of hotels, all situated within easy reach of Thirukadaiyur Temple - perfect for a comfortable stay so that you can enjoy your celebrations or ceremonies.



Cottages offer flexible and convenient accommodation for larger groups or families. With a range of properties to suit your needs, you can be sure to enjoy your time in Thirukadaiyur.