The nearest airport is Nedumbasserry (Enquiry Phone :0484-2610115,2311322,2610033), Kochi, 86 kms to the North. Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) (Enquiry Phone:0471-2501424, 2501220, 2502323) International airport is 159 kms to the south of Alappuzha
Alappuzha is linked by rail to cities like Kochi, Chennai, Howrah, Bangalore and Bokaro. The railway station is situated 5 kms away from the bus station and ferry station.
(Enquiry Phone : 0477-2253965, 2253865)
Alappuzha is on the NH 47 highway and is connected to all important towns in South India.
Bus station Enquiry Phone : 91 - 477 - 2252501, 2251518
To Bangalore at 14.00 ( Journey time -17 hrs)
To Coimbatore at 06.15 (Journey time - 7 hrs)
To Kochi there are frequent buses (Journey time -1½ hrs)
To Thiruvananthapuram there are frequent buses (Journey time - 3½ hrs),
To Kollam - The Buses which are running towards Thiruvananthapuram passes through Kollam (Journey time - 2 hrs)
Buses to Kottayam, Thrissur, Palghat and Kozhikode are also frequently available.
Alappuzha is linked by boat service through the backwaters to Kollam, Changanassery, Kottayam, Kochi, Kumarakom, Kovalam and Chengannur. The ferry station (Phone : 0477 - 2252015) and the bus station are close to each other. The ferry boats from Alappuzha passes through scenic backwaters.
Kottayam : 07.30, 10.00, 11.30, 14.30, 17.30 (3hrs)
Changanassery : 10.00, 13.45, 17.30 (3 hrs)
Nedumudy : Frequent (1 hr)