CUTN is located at about eight kilometres from Thiruvarur town. The following is some information on getting to Thiruvarur and to CUTN from Thiruvarur.
- By Air: The nearest airport to Thiruvarur is Tiruchirapalli International Airport. Its about 120 kms from Thiruvarur. Frequent buses and few passenger trains are available from Tiruchirapalli.
- By Train: There are direct trains from Chennai Egmore, Ernakulam, Goa and Tiruchendur to Thriruvarur. Those who travel from Bangalore may get down at Thanjavur. From Thanjavur there are passenger trains and frequent buses to Thiruvarur.
Reaching CUTN from Thiruvarur:
Thiruvarur bus stand and railway station are close by(five minutes walk). One can hire an auto at an approximate cost of Rs. 250 from Thiruvarur to reach CUTN. Otherwise there are CUTN bus service from Kangalancheri to university campus in the morning(between 8Am to 10AM) and evening(between 4:30PM and 5:30PM). Kangalancheri is en route to Mayiladuthurai from Thiruvarur at about 6kms.