Cochin is the nearest airport at 104 km away. There is also a Helicopter service from the Cochin Airport Helipad to Nilakkal Helipad.
Nearest Airport: Kochi
- 105 kms from Sabarimala
Road KSRTC run Sabrimala special buses ply from the arrival gate every 2 minutes up to a certain point of the mountain, after which people have have to trek up by foot. Usually, pilgrims travel to Sabrimala by foot. One the way, three rivers have to be crossed. This 45 km tour ends at the Pamba River.
The nearest railway station is at either Thiruvalla or Chenganoor, both about 30 km from the foot hill. Tourists may travel via train upto Kottayam, Ernakulam or Chenganur and continue the rest of the journey on bus.