Rameswaram is significant for many Hindus as a pilgrimage to Varanasi is considered to be incomplete without a pilgrimage to Rameswaram.
The town along with the Ramanathaswamy temple is one of the holiest Hindu Char Dham (four divine sites) sites comprising Badrinath, Puri, and Dwarka.
Pollachi and Rameswaram take 12h 11m and the fastest train takes 12h. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Pollachi to Rameswaram.
The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.
The service departs Pollachi at 06:40 in the morning, which arrives at Rameswaram at 19:15. All services require a transfer at DINDIGUL JN and take an average of 12h 11m.