Following are the ways of reaching Kerala Backwaters destinations:
To reach Malappuram, one can take the service of Calicut International Airport. It is stretches at a distance of twenty-six kilometres. It is an integral part of transportation of Backwaters of Kerala. Due to the facility of this airport, Malappuram stays connected with other principal cities of the country. Even few cities of Gulf region are linked which helps in facilitating trade. Through roads also it is well linked with main towns of states like Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
From Kumarakom, one can quickly access to Cochin International Airport which lies in the vicinity. Kottayam rail station, an integral part of Kerala Backwater, helps Kumarakom to stay connected. It lies nearly 16 km from Kumarakom.
The transportation of Kozhikode consists of airports and railways. Nearest airport: Karipur International Airport is in the vicinity. From Kozhikode it lies at a distance of 23 km. Lying almost sixteen kms . Koshikode railway station is found.
Kerala Kottayam is well connected by airways and rails. Airport at Kochi or Cochin lies almost seventy-six kilometres from Kottayam. One can also get access to the airport at Thiruvananthapuram. It lies almost one hundred and sixty kilometres away. Also good railway networking connects Kottayam with other towns of Kerala as well as the rest of the country.
Kollam transports are integral part of the whole of the transportation of Kerala Backwaters. Airport at Thiruvananthapuram lies at a distance of nearly seventy-one kilometers.
Kollam railhead, a part of the Southern Railway, lies in the close proximity. A good network of roads connects Kollam districts with all the principal towns of Kerala state.
In order to arrive at Kochi one can take service of airways and reach cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Goa, Trivandrum and Bangaluru. The rails link Kochi with the principal cities of the country.
Transportation of Kerala Backwaters includes railways, airways, and roads. Airport at Mangalore is the closest airport of Kasargode Disrtict. It stretches to a distance of 73 kilometers. The rail road is connected with Kasargode railway station. It is main halt between places like Mangalore and Kannur. The N H 17 runs via Kasargode. And it is kthe major road way. By Kasargode-Puthoor( Karnataka) road one can reach places like Madikkery, Mysore and Bangaluru. Frequent KSRTC bus services are available to go to Mangalore and numerous places of Kerala state. Alappuzha Backwaters is well connected via airways, roads and rails. The airport at Kochi stretches up to sixty four km north. Also The Trivandrum International Airport lies at a distance of one hundred and fifty nine kilometres from the southern part of Alappuzha. Important cities of the country like Chennai, Cochin, Bangaluru, Bokaro are connected to Alappuzha Tourism centres as well. NH 47 traverses via Alappuzha and thus connects it with all neighbouring places of the southern part of India.
(Last Updated on : 25-03-2014)
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