How to Reach Thekkady

Here is a guide that will enlighten you about how to reach Thekkady from capital of kerala as well as from Indian cities. So that you will not face any problem while reaching here.

By Air By Air

The airport in Madurai is the nearest airport to Thekkady. Madurai airport is far away 136 km from here. The airport is well connected to major Indian cities like Chennai, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Coimbatore, and Delhi. International flights are also operated from the Madurai airport.

If you find it difficult to find a flight to Madurai, then the Cochin Airport (Nedumbassery Airport) which is around 190 km from Thekkady is your next best option. The Cochin Airport is well connected with not only Indian cities but also with some international destinations as well, which include countries from the gulf. Once you reach the airport (either Madurai or Cochin), you can easily hire a cab or take a state transport bus to Thekkady.

By Road By Air

An effective and inexpensive way to travel to Thekkady is by the bus service. Kerala Road Transport Corporation plying the buses daily from the major cities like Kottayam, Cochin, and Thiruvananthapuram which are readily available to take you to Thekkady. Thekkady is also well connected via road to other cities like Kumarakom, Bangalore, Kodaikanal, Chennai, and Ernakulam.

By Rail By Rail

Thekkady is well connected to the rest of India through a robust train network. Kottayam is the nearest railway station which is 114 kilometers from Thekkady. There are trains available to the Kottayam railway station from other major railway stations of the country. Kottayam is well connected to major metros like Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Trivandrum, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Hyderabad. You can easily get a cab or a state transport bus from the Kottayam railway station.

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