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Arrival at Tiruchrappalli

Tiruchrappalli, also known as Trichy, is served by the Trichy International Airport, which is where your cheap flights to Tiruchrappalli will land. Trichy International Airport is located about 5 kilometres from the city centre, in the state of Tamil Nadu. The airport offers domestic flights to and from Chennai, and international flights to countries in the region, and is quickly growing.

At Trichy Airport, you will find the basics, such as luggage trolleys, wheelchairs and optional assistance, as well as several dining options and shopping opportunities. Getting to Trichy after your Tiruchrappalli flights is quickest via taxi, but can also be done somewhat cheaper by auto rickshaw, both readily available outside of the airport. The most inexpensive way to get from the airport to the city centre is to take a bus from outside of the airport, which will take approximately 30 minutes. If you are lucky enough to get cheap tickets to Tiruchrappalli, take your time to enjoy this classical Indian destination.

Getting Around Tiruchrappalli

Cheap airfares to Trichy bring you to destination offering several options for public transportation. The local bus service brings the city together, and offers service to many popular tourist attractions. Auto rickshaws are popular, although more expensive then the bus. If hiring an auto rickshaw, be sure to agree on a price with the driver before starting your trip. Biking through Trichy is also possible, as its flat topography makes for a relatively comfortable ride. Be sure to check the distances to your destinations, as Trichy is very sprawling, with some locations quicker to reach by bike then others. If you are interested in renting a bike, visit Junction Road. 

Main Attractions in Tiruchrappalli

Many sights are waiting for you after your Tiruchrappalli flights. Savor your time in Trichy, a city that boasts some spectacular temples. A must-see for any traveller to Trichy is the Rock Fort Temple, situated up high in the mountain. Climb the summit for wonderful views. You will find Sri Thayumanaswamy Temple halfway to the top and Vinayaka Temple, in honor of Ganesh, at the very top. Not far from the Rock Fort Temple, you will find the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, honoring Vishnu. Additional points of interest include the Sri Jambukeshwara Temple, Thiruvannaikaval Temple, Our Lady of Lourdes Church, St John’s Church, and Natharvala Dargah, the tomb of a Muslim saint. 

Shopping, Dining and Nightlife in Tiruchrappalli

Exploring the shopping, dining and nightlife of Trichy after your cheap flights to Tiruchrappalli will be all the sweeter for the money you saved.  For items typical of the area, the bazaar south of the Rock Fort Temple is worth a visit. For a unique evening experience, Big Bazaar Road and Chinnar Bazaar are your answers. In addition to local goods, the night bazaars will captivate you with their vibrant energy and large selection. You can also stroll around the night bazaars taking in the sights and sounds of the evening. 

A variety of food can be found in most upscale hotel restaurants. Indian food, including traditional thalis, as well as Chinese cuisine will please both vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. If you are looking for a cocktail, most upscale hotels offer bars, with numerous drink options. 

Flight stats for Tiruchirappalli - did you know?
  • Civil Airport (Tiruchirappalli, India)
    • Right now, 6 airlines operate out of Civil Airport.
    • Civil Airport offers nonstop flights to 6 cities.
    • Every week, at least 19 domestic flights and 88 international flights depart from Civil Airport.

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