Kerala presents a varied relief throughout its length and breadth. Kerala is well connected to rest of India by road, rail and air. As Kerala is a popular tourist destination, luxury, semi-luxury coaches and tourist taxis are easily available in most of the cities and towns.
Tourist taxis are available throughout Kerala. The facility of renting a car with or without chauffeur for intra or inter city drive is also available in some important cities and towns of Kerala.
For local city transportation, auto rickshaws are easily available in all cities and towns at local stands.
Local Bus Services
Kerala Transport Corporation and private bus operators operate local bus services at regular intervals. These bus services not only connect the cities and towns of Kerala but also towns and cities of other neighboring states.
Though Kerala has an undulating relief, the state has a decent network of railways that connects many important cities and towns.
Kerala is well connected by air to important places in India. There are three airports- Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode, of which the first two are international airports.
As Kerala is a coastal state, people use boats and ferries for local transportation and fishing. Kochi is a major port and has been a great center of trade and commerce for centuries. There are some intermediate ports and minor ports in Kerala. Inland water transport system is available in Kollam, Alappuzha, Kottayam and Ernakulam districts.