Thoothukudi to Rameshwaram by Road

Rameshwaram bridge is one of the most famous bridges of India. A lot of people like to take a road trip to this bridge, no matter wherever they are and how much they need to travel for the same. In such scenario if you are by any chance visiting Thoothukudi for business or leisure reason, it is a must to visit Rameshwaram at the same time. Rameshwaram is located at a distance of about 177 Km from Thoothukudi and is easily accessible by road.

Thoothukudi to Madurai Distance in kilometres: 177 km
Estimated time of journey: 1 hours 22 minutes
Estimated fuel cost: Approx. Rs.980 (15 kmpl mileage, Rs. 83/L petrol)

Thoothukudi to Rameshwaram by Road

Detailed Driving Directions From Thoothukudi to Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu


  1. Started from Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu
  2. Follow E Coast Rd to MDR 717 120 km / 2 h 10 min
  3. Head north-west on VOC Rd Pass by Rathna Softnet Technology (on the left) 170 m
  4. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Thoothukudi-Tiruchendur-Kanyakumari Rd Pass by Hindustan Petroleum (on the left in 2.7 km) 3.5 km
  5. Turn left at Vinayagar Temple onto Thoothukudi-Tiruchendur-Kanyakumari Rd/Trichendur Rd Pass by New Shanthi Medical (on the right in 400 m) 1.4 km
  6. Turn left at Indian Bank ATM onto Bala Vinayagar Kovil St/Thevarpuram Rd 63 m
  7. Turn right at S Police Station onto Palayamkottai Rd Pass by Tuticorin Corporation (on the left in 350 m) 1.1 km
  8. At Tirunalveli LALA Sweets, continue onto West Great Cotton Road Pass by Selvem Medical (on the left) 290 m
  9. Turn left at Pandyan Grama Bank onto Alageshapuram Rd/E Car St Continue to follow Alageshapuram Rd Pass by Indian Overseas Bank (on the right) 2.7 km
  10. Continue onto E Coast Rd Pass by Jeyapandian Agency (on the left in 1.0 km) 5.3 km
  11. Turn right to stay on E Coast Rd Pass by Arulmigu Shree Erattai Sudalaimada Swami Kovil (on the left in 14.9 km) 16.9 km
  12. Turn right onto E Coast Rd/Puliyankulam-Kulathoor Rd Continue to follow E Coast Rd Pass by Veeriya Perumal Ayyanar Kovil - VSPL (on the right in 17.8 km) 18.9 km
  13. Turn right to stay on E Coast Rd Pass by Gandhimathi Amman Temple (on the right in 7.1 km) 19.7 km
  14. Turn right onto Aruppukottai - Valinokkam Rd/E Coast Rd/Thanjavur - Kalayarkoil - Sayalkudi Rd Continue to follow E Coast Rd Pass by GOVT HOSPITAL (on the right in 25.6 km) 42.8 km
  15. Turn left to stay on E Coast Rd 7.4 km
  16. Follow MDR 717 to Kochi - Dhanushkodi Rd/Madurai-Rameshwaram Rd 26.6 km / 34 min
  17. Sharp right onto MDR 717 Pass by Library (on the left in 700 m) 850 m
  18. Take the 1st left to stay on MDR 717 Pass by Thamaraikulam (on the left in 18.4 km) 25.0 km
  19. Turn left to stay on MDR 717 700 m
  20. Turn right onto Kochi - Dhanushkodi Rd/Madurai-Rameshwaram Rd Pass by Sankara Nethralaya Eye Hospital (on the left in 30.5 km) 30.7 km / 38 min
  21. Reached at Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu

Thoothukudi to Rameshwaram by Road - Places of Interest

Below mentioned list shows the places of interest between Thoothukudi and Rameshwaram to visit during your journey:


  • Ottapidaram, Tuticorin
  • Tuticorin Port, Tuticorin
  • Kattabomman Memorial Fort, Tuticorin
  • The Basilica of a Lady of Snows, Tuticorin
  • Paniya Matha Church, Tuticorin
  • Panchalankurichi, Tuticorin
  • Ettaiyapuram Palace, Tuticorin
  • Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameshwaram
  • Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, Rameshwaram
  • Dhanushkodi Beach, Rameshwaram
  • Gandhamdhana Parvatham, Rameshwaram
  • Agnitheertham, Rameshwaram
  •  Former President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam House, Rameshwaram

Thoothukudi to Rameshwaram – Restaurants

Numerous restaurants and eating joints are located in the way of Thoothukudi to Rameshwaram to eat and enjoy. Let us take a glance at some of them:

  • Annapurna Restaurant, No 9/2, Inside Soma Hotel, Perumal Kovil Street, Melur Tuticorin, Thoothukudi - 628002
  • Le Prashan Restaurant, No 264 Hotel Jony International, Near Charles Theatre Shanmugapuram, V E Road, Tuticorin Ho, Thoothukudi - 628001
  • Gowrishankar Restaurant No 54, Inside Chitra Hotel, Gin Factory Road, Melur Tuticorin, Thoothukudi
  • Anjappar Chettinad A/C Restaurant No 176 A, Opposite To Rajaji Park, Palai Road, Tuticorin, Thoothukudi - 628002
  • Ahaan Restaurant, NH-49, Madurai Rameshwaram Highway, Rameswaram – 623526
  • Gujarat Bhavan,  Near Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram
  • Ram Nivas Restaurant, Near Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram
  • Siva Sakthi Bhojanalaya – Ssb, 1/14, West Car Street, Rameswaram 623526

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