Varkala is well connected to the rest of India by rail and road. Regular rail and bus services ply to and fro the city of Varkala; buses being operated both by private and government owners, especially the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation. There is no direct flight connectivity, however, to Varkala. Some 40 km away is the Thiruvananthapuram airport, which is the nearest airport that connects Varkala to the rest of India.
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How to reach Varkala by flight
There is no direct flight connectivity to Varkala. The nearest airport is in Thiruvananthapuram, around 40 km away from the same. Taxis are easily available from the airport to Varkala.
Nearest Airport: Trivandrum International Airport (TRV)
- 36 kms from Varkala
Tentative return flight prices to Trivandrum International Airport (TRV) from major cities in India.
How to reach Varkala by road
Regular bus services ply to and fro the city of Varkala. They operate on a daily basis, whether day or night, from places like Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Alappuzha, etc. You can also take shared taxis or cabs for the same route.
How to reach Varkala by train
Varkala is well connected to the rest of India by railways as well. Varkala Sivagiri Railway Station is the principal railway junction serving the city of Varkala. Local transport like autorickshaws and taxis are easily available outside the railway station.
Local transport in Varkala
A diminutive town, it can be accessed by using auto rickshaws or even by walking.