Access - Cochin

Air: Indian Airlines connects Cochin with regular flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Thiruvananthapuram, Goa, Bangalore and Madras. Jet Airways also connects Cochin and Mumbai.

Indian Airlines, Durbar Hall Road. Tel: 370242, 355242. Airport Tel: 140, 141.

Jet Airways, Bob Chambers, Ravi Puram, M.G. Road, Ernakulam. Tel: 369423, 369142, 369582. Airport Tel: 666509.

Road: Bus services of KSRTC and other companies link the city to all major centers in the region. The Central Bus Station is located close to Ernakulam Junction. KSRTC Enquiry Tel: 372033.

Rail: Cochin is also an important center on the railway network of India with connections to all parts of the country. Cochin has two stations, Ernakulam Junction and Ernakulam Town. Ernakulam Junction is the main terminal, while certain Thiruvananthapuram trains halt at Ernakulam Town. Enquiries: Town, Tel: 353620, Junction, Tel: 132, 131, 133, Terminus, Tel: 6050

Ferry: The Boat Jetty is close to the KTDC Reception Center. The ferry to Bolgatty Island starts from the ferry near the High Court.

Local Transportation

Taxis are available from the agencies and hotels easily. Auto-rickshaws and private buses are also available. KTDC operates sightseeing tours in the city including boat and coach tours. Details about the coach tour can be obtained from KTDC, Tel: 353234, 362799.

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