How to reach Thiruvananthapuram?

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Thiruvananthapuram, also called as Trivandrum is the capital city of Kerala. Apart from being an important IT hub and academic center, Thiruvananthapuram is an attractive tourist place as well.

If you are planning to visit Thiruvananthapuram, here are the possible options to reach Trivandrum.

Reaching Thiruvananthapuram by plane

Thiruvananthapuram has its own international airport connected with major cities of India and countries like Singapore, Maldives, Sri Lanka, and the Middle East. If you choose to travel via flight, you can land at this airport. You can book a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram airport to your destination.

Reaching Thiruvananthapuram by train

Railway route in Thiruvananthapuram is easily accessible. The Trivandrum central station is located in the city and from the railway station, you can take local transport like taxi or auto-rickshaw to reach your stay.

Reaching Thiruvananthapuram by bus/car

Thiruvananthapuram has an excellent road network and is well connected with cities like Kochi, Madurai, Chennai, Alleppey, Bangalore, and Kumarakom.

There are frequent government buses as well as private tour buses in this route. You can also opt for self-drive as the road is smooth and the climate is simply awesome.

Legends say that the city of Thiruvananthapuram emerged when Sage Parashurama’s axe fell into the sea and carved out a piece of land.

Napier museum- Thiruvananthapuram
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About local transport in Thiruvananthapuram

Bus, taxi, Auto-rickshaw, and bikes are the available local transportation in Thiruvananthapuram. Because of increased road-trip interest among travelers, people also rent bullet for a day or two.

If you are traveling with family or in a group, we suggest to hire a cab on day rental and enjoy hassle-free sightseeing. You can contact Gozo Cabs for the best cab service for sightseeing, one-way, and airport transfers in Trivandrum.

Please note: You might feel a language gap while communicating with the natives and also that the life here is slow-paced. But being an educational hub and hosting international tourists, Thiruvananthapuram is a charming city to visit.

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