Transportation in Kerala

To understand Kerala's easy accessibility and modern systems of transportation, it is worthwhile to look at the state's social background. Kerala's government strongly encourages the growth of education and, in fact, the state has the highest literacy rate in India. Kerala has also marched ahead in a number of industries, Information Technology and Tourism being two areas where it has shown tremendous growth. The Tourism industry is one of the leading industries of Kerala. The government's constant support and the efforts of the private organisations have brought about this positive growth. Reaching Kerala and Getting Around


International airports at Thiruvananthapuram, Cochin (Kochi) and Calicut (Kozhikode).More

Bus Services

The state run KSRTC has services within the state as well as to all the major cities in the neighbouring states. Private bus services run in the rural and urban routes.More

Rail Services

Trains run to and fro between Kerala and all parts of the country.There is a well connected network of passenger trains connecting major cities across the state of Kerala. Express trains are also available, but only from major stations. Railways connectivity is better in the southern side as compared to the northern region.More

Ferry Boat

Being a coastal state, many cities in Kerala also use ferries and boats for transportation. There are nearly 16 ports in the state, of which Kochi is the most important port. Inland water system is available in the coastal districts, including Kollam, Alappuzha, Kottayam, and Ernakulam.More

Other Services

There are taxis, auto rickshaws and rental cars to get around while holidaying here.