How To Reach Kovalam
By Air: : Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airbase to Kovalam, a distance of 15 km away from it.
By Rail: The nearest railway station to Kovalam is in Thampanur, Trivandrum. Almost all the major cities of India are well linked with Thampanur.
By Road: Private as well as Government owned buses are available from Trivandrum and the other neighbouring cities.
Bus: : Buses are a good option for exploring the nearby locations in Kovalam. They are semi-deluxe buses of fairly cheap rates like Rs. 10-20 depending on the distance traveled. Being less in frequency, buses in Kovalam, are generally crowded and quite less in number.
Taxi: The most convenient mode of travel within the town is the tourist taxis. The rate and fares of these taxis are fixed. They are widely available right from the airport to the railway station and prove to be quite cheap and safe when traveling happens in groups.
Rented Motorbikes: Motorbikes or two-wheelers, taken on rent from the regional rental agencies are also a sought after mode of transport in Kovalam. Charges vary from Rs.200-400 per day, depending on the quality of the vehicle taken on rent.