State of Kerala Transportation

  • Kasha driving the rickshaw
    Kasha driving the rickshaw
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  • Kasha driving the rickshaw
    Kasha driving the rickshaw
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    Local Bus
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State of Kerala Transportation

  • Kerala to Goa on the Rajdhani Express

    We didnt want to just stay in and around Lighthouse Beach in Kovalam, as fantastic as it was, we wanted to see something else, so we called in to a local travel agent agent on the beach front, and he got us both tickets on the Rajdhani Express to Goa. Sure, it would have been cheaper to have contacted the train station ourselves and booked it, but...

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  • Satan's Roads in God's Own Country !

    Almost all roads within Kerala are a nightmare to drive on.Even national highways within the state are very dangerous , mostly two-lane and without dividers.The density of traffic on the roads is the highest in the country.Except for a stretch of about 80 KM near Cochin the road conditions are absolutely pathetic.Night driving is the only way to...

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  • Use the local buses

    Travelling by bus in Kerala was a great experience. The bus stations are user friendly..there's always someone to offer help and point you in the right direction. Buses are extremely cheap. The 3 hour journey from Sulthan Bathery to Calicut was the most scary... wow.. how did he miss all those other vehicles (and animals!) the overtaking has to be...

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  • Give your feet a break ..take a taxi

    It's easy and cheap to get around town in Kerala. Auto rickshaws are everywhere. Always wise to negotiate and agree the price before setting off but have to say that I found the drivers here to be the fairest and least aggressive I've ever come across.

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  • House Boat/Kettuvallam in the Backwaters

    You can rent a Kettuvallam (house boat) for a day or two around Kochi or Allapuzha, or rent it for several days, even use it as transportation to a destination in the backwaters. Have in mind you usually have to pay for the boat returning, even if you are not.Agree on price, duration, and destination before you go.We rented a small Kettuvallam...

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  • Tour packages in Kerala

    i have had wonderful service from http://www.indiatouristland.com/contactus.htmyou can mention that the doctor from cuba recommended them.. you can call them and talk to suresh or sunil.. all the best

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  • Trains - Goa to Kerala, South India.

    Go to Edakkad in Kannur, South India. You’ll love it!I often take the train from Margao (Madgaon) in Goa to Kannur (Cannanore) in North Kerala. It really is the best way to reach North Kerala. Fly into Goa, spend a few days there, then take an evening train and arrive at Kannur around 7am the next morning.If you like simplicity, Edakkad Beach...

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  • COCHIN

    aROUND COCHIN ITS GOOD TO HIRE A CAR TO DO THE SIGHT SEEING AS ITS HUMID YOU CAN GET AC CARS OR BUSES,HOWEVER TO TRAVEL TO OTHER PLACES LIKE ALLEPPY WHICH IS AN HOUUR AND HALF YOU CAN TAKR BUSED WE TRAVELLED TO PERIYAR SANCTUARY IN A LOCAL BUS WHICH WE TOOK FROM KOTTAYAM , TILL KUMLI .WE TRAVELLED BACK TO KOTTAYAM BY LOCAL BUS AND TOOK TRAIN TO...

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  • Public transport Bus service in Kerala

    The history of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation began whilst the development of the it wasn't booming enough like today. The Travancore State Transport Department was constituted by the erstwhile Travancore Government with a view to reorganize the transport service of the state. Mr E.G. Salter, Assistant, Operating Supdt of London Passenger...

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  • Air Transport, Kerala

    Kerala has three airports connecting the state to various international and domestic destinations. These airports also connects kerala to some of the international destinations (Mainly Middle East). The airports are located at Kozhikode (Calicut), Trivandrum and Cochin (Nedumaserry Airport). There are also flights connecting these airports. Most of...

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  • KSRTC - Kerala's Life Line

    KSRTC Bus is the life line of kerala, there is no better way to travel when you are in kerala than by the KSRTC. The buses come in all forms, Luxury Volvo to the local buses which stops every where. KSRTC is costlier mode of transport compared to the railways, but then the reach is not comparable. The buses are comfortable during the non-office...

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  • Train Reservation- care the Day and time...

    There are a lot of tourist who miss trains beause of the lack of proper enquiry of night trains.Most of them get confused of the 'Day' of travel especially of the midnight journey starting.Eg:- 00:15 hrs IST on 21st day ( or any day) - lot of people come to the railway staion on 21st night instead of 20th night. So there are people who miss the...

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  • Travel By Road

    - Taxi / Autorikshas are availble- Pay by meter if you travel in autorikshaw or taxi cab. But by the Government rule, during the travel between 10 PM and 6AM, you have to pay certain amount extra from the metered amount. It may be half times or one and half times of the meter.- Try Autorikshas for smaller distance only- Use Cars for longer distance

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  • Move around

    - Fast and Cheap way to access most of districts in Keralam is Train.- Day express, or night trains are available- Travel in AC Chair car or AC Sleeper car needs booking - Better to Reserve Earlier- First class and Second Class reservations are also availble.- General Compartments may be crowdy, so try to avoid travel in General compartments....

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  • rickshaw or tuk tuk

    the best way to see all the attractions and places of intrest in kerela is the local rickshaw or better known as a tuk tuk it is very cheap and and great for getting through the traffic

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  • Taxis / Trains

    We landed in Trivandrum and the hotel arranged for a taxi. Most people speak English so we had no problem with the taxi driver. We drove to Kanyakumari and to Kovalam. From trivandrum we took a train to Cochin and hired another taxi in cochin.

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  • Taxirides

    The best way to travel around Kerala is by Taxi or Train, Taxi is quite cheap, you can expect to pay 900 Rs for a 90 km trip, but its very slow and the driver honks all the time(it could drive you crazy, listening to the horn for 2 hours), the trafficsituation in India is very busy and I was amazed that I never saw an accident during my stay....to...

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  • The Gate Way to Heaven

    Backwaters... It's an amazing experience. We took backwaters boat from Kolam to Alleppey It took us around 24 hours. We stopped for a night in the middle of the river. And made short stops at some villages. It was interesting to see how they make threads out coconut tree (I think it's called coconut husks): apparently, they soak coconut in water...

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  • Ferry

    Scary ???YES !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!This destroyed ferry is really scary, is so old, and obviously, they fill it with millions of people, cars, trucks, motorcycles and animals.Probably I took on of the last trips of that old ferry, but if you go there, do it, is nice !!

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  • Bus from Vypeen to Cherai

    Take a local bus, not a tour bus.THe indians are so friendly and you can feel the real culture at the bus. I was there the only expat in the middle of 40 indians; is great !

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  • Rig shaw

    These little "taxis" are the perfect transportation, small, relaxing, original, cheap, nature A/C, just fantastic.

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  • boats of kerala

    traditionally the transport in kerala has centred around its backwaters.for this a vast array of water transport media are used from modern motorised ones to the ancient traditional ones.road network has developed recently in the past century.the most famous are the long snakeboats used in the famous boatraces of kerala also known as the chandan...

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  • Flying to Trivandrum

    I'd booked my flight as part of a package, through Manos Holidays.Boarding the plane at Gatwick, I was shocked to realise that this was a single aisle plane. The seats didn't give too much leg room either (and I'm only a shorty!). In flight entertainment was a bit lacking too, the films were ok, but the music channels were very repetative.I've...

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  • Easy Wheels

    One could either travel by car (depending upon your purse strings) or travel by bus - the services of the latter being widely available, both charter and public. Regular bus routes betwixt tourist destinations and otherwise are common. The roads are moderately well conditioned. It is advisable to start at a particular focal point, move onward and...

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  • Getting into the Backwaters

    It took us the better part of a day to get from Cochin to Alleppey to Chennamkari Village, the base for our Kerala Backwaters homestay. But, the lengthy journey was a chance to watch the landscape change and grow more and more idyllic. Travel was on a combination of private taxi-boats, local doubledeckers and eventually canoe.

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  • By Rail / Road / Sea

    By Rail - Kerala has direct rail connections to all major Indian cities and towns.By Road - Kerala has an excellent network of roads to all major Indian cities and towns.by Sea - The Kochi International Seaport has domestic passenger connections.

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  • By Air

    Thiruvananthapuram International Airport has domestic flights (direct) from / to Delhi, Mumbai (Bombay), Bangalore, Chennai. Kaipur International Airport, Kozhikode has domestic flights (direct) from / to Mumbai, Chennai, Coimbatore. Kochi International Airport, Nedumbassery has domestic flights (direct) from / to Mumbai, Chennai, Goa, Agathi,...

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  • Auto

    For moving around within the city, take an auto. They are everywhere and in Trivandrum, they have meters to show how much you have to pay. Currently, the autos have starting fare of either Rs. 6 or 7. Don't bargain for extra Rs. 1 or 2 tip, the petrol price goes up and the meter rarely changes its starting fare.

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  • Kerala Transportation

    To get around from town to town along the coastal areas of Kerala these type boats are a great way to enjoy the scenery and get to the next town! Very inexpensive too!

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  • Kettuvallum - (rice barge)

    It is possible to hire a boat like this and cruise the backwaters of Kerala. It would be an awesome way to spend a week or 2 if you have the time.

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  • BACKWATERS TOURS...

    BACKWATERS TOURS (Allepey-Kollam)If you wanna explore these water channels around the coast between Cochin and Kollam, there are basically 2 cheap ways:The cheapest is to take local ferries from Allepey to Kottayam. Cheap, colourful and noisy. 25 Rs.The most used is to take a tourist ferry Allepey-Kollam at 10:30 (250 Rs). Boats leave from the...

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