How to reach Kerala?

Kerala is renowned for its accessibility. The state's unique coastline and geographical features have historically facilitated trade with various civilizations in the East and West. With the development of air transportation and advancements in rail and road networks, new routes and passageways are now available. Below are links and names of key airports and railway stations in the state based on the location you plan to visit. We hope this information makes planning your trip to Kerala effortless.

How to reach Kerala?

Located in the southwestern region of India, Kerala is a picturesque state that has long been a destination for travelers. For centuries, sea routes brought the first wave of international visitors to Kerala, earning it a reputation worldwide. The Arabian Sea bordered it to the west and the Western Ghats mountain range to the east, which separates it from the state of Tamil Nadu. However, the development of air and rail networks has made traveling to Kerala more comfortable.

Kerala can be reached by air, with three major international airports: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport in the south, Cochin International Airport in central Kerala, and Karipur (Calicut) International Airport in the north. These airports have top-notch facilities that service various airlines and destinations worldwide.

In addition to air travel, Kerala also offers a variety of well-- maintained railway stations to ensure seamless journeys and connect the state to the rest of India...

How to reach Kerala by Air

erala's unparalleled natural beauty has captivated travelers for centuries. From the moment the first explorers set foot on our shores, they have been mesmerized by what they saw. In the 21st century, our shores are even more accessible thanks to the numerous air routes now available. Consequently, we prioritize upgrading our air facilities to meet international standards. The following video, created by Kerala Tourism specifically for visitors, showcases these facilities.

How to Reach Kerala by Rail

Kerala, a magnificent destination located in the southernmost part of India, is renowned for its picturesque beaches and rolling hill stations. The entire state, from Kasaragod to Thiruvananthapuram, is connected by an efficient system of railway lines, making it easy to explore the length and breadth of the state. Popular destinations such as Varkala, Alappuzha, Bekal, and Kochi are all easily accessible by rail. Additionally, there are two rail lines between Ernakulam and Kayamkulam.

The well-maintained railway system in Kerala makes it possible to reach almost all destinations in the state. The video below an overview of how to get the state using railway services.

How to reach Kerala by Road?

Kerala is well-connected to major cities throughout India via a network of well-maintained roads, making it easily accessible across the country. Some of the major roads in Kerala include those from Thiruvananthapuram to Nagercoil and Madurai; from Thiruvananthapuram to Alappuzha, Ernakulam, and Thrissur; from Thiruvananthapuram to Kottayam and Thrissur; from Kottayam to Thekkady and Munnar; from Kochi to Munnar; from Kottayam to Munnar; from Thrissur to Coimbatore; from Thrissur to Kozhikode, Kannur, and Mangalore; and from Thrissur to Wayanad, Mysore, and Bangalore.

Kerala can also be easily accessed from neighboring states, such as Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Bus services are available from Mangalore, Mysore, and Bangalore in Karnataka and from Coimbatore, Chennai, Madurai, and Nagercoil in Tamil Nadu to major towns and cities in Kerala. Additionally, several luxury buses operate during the night from places such as Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Kozhikode, Wayanad, and Kannur.

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