Kerala Travel by Road
Kerala boasts an excellent road connectivity both intercity and interstate making it an easily accessible destination in India. The state is connected with National Highways 17, 47 and 49 with neighbouring as well as other states of the country. Kerala State Road Transport Corporation offers brilliant connectivity and make even small destination of the state accessible. Along with efficient bus services, cab and auto services are also widely available in Kerala.
The capital, Thiruvananthapuram is connected to many far and near destinations in Kerala like, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Kottayam and Thrissur. On the other side, Kottayam is well connected to Thekkady and Munnar. The major city of Kochi has a good transport to Munnar; Thrissur, another important destination in Kerala has decent connectivity with Kozhikode and Wayanad. Situated in the north part of the state, Kannur has swift road transport system as well. Kerala can also be easily accessed from the neighboring states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. There are regular buses available to and from Mangalore, Mysore and Bangalore in Karnataka; and Coimbatore, Chennai, Madurai and Nagercoil in Tamil Nadu.
There are day as well as night bus services to major towns and cities in Kerala and varied bus types are available from Volvo and luxury buses to deluxe, semi-deluxe and ordinary buses. The nighttime bus service is available from places like Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Kozhikode, Wayanad and Kannur. The major bus terminals in Kerala are Andamukkam City Bus Stand, Kollam KSRTC Bus Station, Paravur Municipal Bus Stand, and Tangasseri Bus Terminal in Kollam; Central Bus Station Thiruvananthapuram; Sakthan Thampuran Private Bus Stand and Thrissur KSRTC Bus Station in Thrissur; Thavakkara Bus Terminal in Kannur; and Vyttila Mobility Hub in Kochi.