Also known as Cochin or Ernakulam, Kochi is one of the most well-known cities in the south Indian state of Kerala, thus, making is the right weekend getaway from Bangalore as well. Bordered by the Arabian Sea on the West and the Western Ghats on the East, this city is known for its rich historical past. Kochi finds itself in the list of ‘50 greatest places of a lifetime’ by National Geographic Traveler’s and has been voted as the top 3 destinations by the World Travel & Tourism Council. Dotted with a number of tourist attractions, this city attracts an amazing number of visitors from all around the globe. A delightful place, Kochi boasts a culture that is an amazing mix of the old and the new. A visit to the popular markets of Cochin is a must. You can have a memorable vacation with your loved ones here.
How to Reach Kochi from Bangalore
Kochi does not have a railway station of its own. The two nearest railway stations Eranakulam Junction (ERS) and Ernakulam Town (ERN) connected Kochi to Bangalore through regular trains.
Nedumbassery airport, around 30 km northeast of Kochi is well-connected to Bangalore by regular flights. Once at the airport, hire a taxi to go to Kochi
Kochi and Bangalore are well-connected to each other by road. You can hire a taxi or get on-board a state-run or a private bus from Bangalore to Kochi.