Transportation in Kollam includes an elaborate network of well maintained and paved roads, railway tracks including both broad gauge and meter gauge and navigable waterways. Kollam is also easily accessible by air via Thiruvananthapuram. The efficient transport system in Kerala makes it easy for the tourists to travel to various parts with ease.
Kollam Railway station is an important rail junction in Kerala. Situated within 1 kilometer of the city center, Chinnakada this railway station is one of the busiest. Kollam can be reached easily by rail from almost anywhere in India. Numerous express trains pass via Kollam railway station.
Water transport in Kollam is a viable means of commuting. The backwaters of Kerala are excellent navigable waterways. Luxury boats are operated by the Government. Small private ferries also carry people from Kollam port. It was a once a minor port of the district, which had been remodeled and reshaped as a major sea port.
Travelers can avail various modes of transportation in Kollam according to their convenience and comfort.
Last Updated on 9/15/2011