Trains, planes and buses are major modes of inter-city transportation within Tamil Nadu. For travel within cities, there are many other modes such as taxi/cabs, local metro trains, buses, and private vehicles like 2-wheelers and cars, or even walking and cycling.
Airports – Most big cities in Tamil Nadu have their own airports, connecting to cities within the state as well as other parts of the country. Some have international airports, which also connect to other countries, and these are hubs where the people from nearby cities also need to travel to catch flights to other countries, based on the connections available.
Railway Stations – The state has 504 train terminals/railway stations (at least one for each city/town, and more than 1 in bigger cities) that connect to other cities within the state as well as those in other states in the country. Some of the popular train terminals and junctions in the state are:
Bus Terminals – Tamil Nadu has its own line of state-run TNSTC (Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation) buses which provide the connection between all the cities and towns within the state and also neighbouring states. These buses can be boarded at TNSTC stops/terminals that are available in every division and town in the state. The prominent town/city bus terminals in the state are located in almost every city and town - they can be easily found and are conveniently accessible.