Being in the Trivandrum district of Kerala, Poovar is well-connected to the many cities in the country. Trivandrum International Airport lies at a distance of about 38 km, Trivandrum Railway Sation at around 35 km and has an extensive network of roads to the rest of the country.
Nearest airport to Poovar is the Trivandrum International Airport, distanced at around 38 km and has regular flights from the major cities in the country. Taxis and local state transport buses can be taken to reach Poovar.
Nearest Airport: Trivandrum International Airport (TRV)
Tentative return flight prices to Trivandrum from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|Mumbai||₹ 7,091 Non-stop|
|New Delhi||₹ 11,846 Non-stop|
|Bengaluru||₹ 6,006 Non-stop|
|Chennai||₹ 5,456 Non-stop|
|Hyderabad||₹ 6,394 Non-stop|
To reach Poovar by road you have to first travel till Thiruvananthapuram by regular bus services. Both private, as well as state-owned buses, connect the capital city from other major cities and states. From Trivandrum, you cannot approach the town by road but only through water. Boats or houseboats are available from Trivandrum till Poovar.
The nearest railway station to Poovar is Parasalla Railway Station at a distance of 11 km. Thiruvananthapuram is another option lying nearly about 23 km away. From there on, you can hire a boat or houseboat to reach Poovar.
Poovar Island is located 30 km south of Trivandrum. A fifteen-minute boat ride from Trivandrum will take you to the island. To move around this beautiful picturesque town, Poovar offers several options. Water taxis are available in many forms as per the visitor's convenience ranging from country boat and house boat to motor boat and canoes.
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To move around this beautiful picturesque town, Poovar offers several options. Water taxis are available in many forms as per the visitor's convenience ranging from country boat and house boat to motor boat and canoes. A fifteen minute boat ride will be enough to take you to capital city of Kerala, Trivandrum. However, monsoon is not the perfect time to visit Poovar, so plan your trip accordingly.