Monday, November 1, 2010

How to Reach Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala?

How to Reach Thiruvananthapuram by air
In Thiruvananthapuram the international airport is located at about 7 kilometers from the heart of the city. You can get to Thiruvananthapuram from any of the cities in India easily. There are connection flights availabe to and from Cochin, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai and many more.You can also find International flights operate to and from Colombo, Mali, Dubai, Abudhabi and Kuwait at the Thiruvananthapuram airport.

How to Reach Thiruvananthapuram By Rail
Since Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city of Kerala as well as the southernmost important city of India almost all the cities are connected to Thiruvananthapuram. Thiruvananthapuram has two railway stations at present one is the main Thiruvananthapuram Central and the other is the Kochuveli railway station. Thiruvananthapuran Central is connected via two broad gauge railway lines, one travelling through Ernakulam, Kottayam Kollam then Thiruvananthapuram and the other line travels thriough Tamilnadu via Madurai, Thirunelveli, Nagerkoil and then Thiruvananthapuram. You can see trains running from Jammutawi in the north, Guwahati and Shillong in the east  and Ahmedabad and Mumbai in the west reach Thiruvanathapuram regularly. There are also  trains from Mangalore, Ernakulam, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Mumbai, Kanyakumari and many other places. Thiruvananthapuram is also connected with all the other important cities and towns by rail and regular trains are running to accommodate the travellers since the city does not have a metro railway syatem. 

How to Reach Thiruvananthapuram By Road
Since Thiruvananthapuram is connected by National Highways from Kollam as well as nagerkoil and kanyakumari in Tamilnadu, the city is easily accessible. One can also reach Thiruvananthapuram through Shenkottah, Punalur from tamilnadu then reach Thiruvananthapuram via MC Road which also joins the National Highway 47. Long distance bus Transport both state and private are available  to reach Thiruvananthapuram city bus stand. You ca have AC sleeper, Semi sleeper and deluxe coaches coming in from Chennai, Bangalore, etc. 

The city is easily accessible from any part of India by air, by rail and by road. if you want any more details about these you can contact the tourist offices in Thiruvananthapuram, the contact details of which are mentioned below. 

Contact Details of the Tourist Offices in Thiruvananthapuram / Trivandrum
Kerala Tourism Information Office,
Central Bus Station, Thampanoor, 
Phone: 0471 2327224 

Kerala Tourism Information Office, 
International Airport, Thiruvananthapuram.
Phone: 0471 2502298 

Kerala Tourism Information Office, 
Domestic Airport, Thiruvananthapuram.
Phone: 0471 2501085 

Kerala Tourism Information Office,
Park View, Thiruvananthapuram.
Phone: 0471 2321132


  1. Good information provided in a great way. Very much useful.

  2. Nice post and very informative for the tourist to reach Thiruvananthapuram.

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