A sliver of state sandwiched between Arabian Sea and Western Ghats, Kerala with its palm-fringed backwaters, vibrant culture, exotic beaches and age old science of life Ayurveda attracts millions of visitors from around the world each year. Kerala could be reached conveniently by air, rail and round. Here is how to reach Kerala by air, road, rail and sea.
Reaching Kerala by air from across the globe is easy. There are three international airports located in Kerala that connects 'God's own Country' to major international cities. Whereas Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is located in the southern part of Kerala, Kochi International Airport is located in the central part of Kerala. Up North, Calicut International Airport is also connected to both India as well as international cities via flights.
|Travel by Flight||Travel Time||Airport|
|Delhi To Kerala||2 hr, 50 minutes||Kochi International Airport|
|Mumbai to Kerala||1 hr, 20 minutes||Kannur International Airport|
|Bangalore to Kerala||1 hr, 00 minutes||Kochi International Airport|
|Chennai to Kerala||1 hr, 25 minutes||Thiruvananthapuram International Airport|
|Hyderabad Kerala||1 hr, 10 mintues||Kannur International Airport|
|Pune To Kerala||4 hr, 20 minutes||Kochi International Airport|
Kerala is easily accessible by road from any part of the country through National Highways 17, 47 and 49. Directly connected by road with Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, the state of Kerala has a network between its important cities by a number of state highways and other metallic roads.
Most of the places in and out of Kerala are interconnected by 200 Railway Stations. Direct trains to Kerala can be availed from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata and other major Indian cities.
|Travel by Train||Travel Time||Distance|
|Delhi to Kerala||51 hr, 40 minutes||3030 km|
|Mumbai to Kerala||24 hr, 45 minutes||1243 km|
|Banglore to Kerala||11 hr, 45 mins||588 km|
|Chennai to Kerala||15 hr, 35 mins||798 km|
From Kochi, there are regular ships venturing towards the Lakshadweep Islands. Within the state, the backwaters of Kerala are not only a popular means of transportation, but tourist attractions as well. Presently, these internal water navigation systems are the single most popular travel product of Kerala with its public ferry services , speed-boats and houseboats or ' ketuvallams'.