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Accessing Thiruvananthapuram
Telephone access code: +91 471

Air: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport (6 km from the city) has over 30 air links with convenient connections to Colombo, Maldives, Singapore and the Middle East. Indian Airlines and Jet Airways operate domestic flights to different parts of the country.

Airline Offices

  • Airport Authority of India Ph: 2501424
  • Indian Airlines, Mascot Jn. Ph: 2316870, 2501537
  • Jet Airways, Sasthamangalam Ph: 2721018
  • Jet Airways (airport) Ph: 2500860
  • Air India, Palayam Ph: 2310310, 2501426
  • Srilankan Airlines Ph: 2471810
  • Gulf Air, Vellayambalam Ph: 2728003, 2501206
  • Oman Airways, Sasthamangalam Ph: 2728950
  • Kuwait Airways, Vellayambalam Ph: 2721668
  • KLM, MG Road Ph: 2462237, 2463531
  • Aeroflot Ph: 2720091
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines Ph: 2721321
  • Alitalia Ph: 2571501
  • Silk Air Ph: 2314142, 2314141
  • Qatar Airways Ph: 2337847

Rail: There are direct trains from Thiruvananthapuram to all the main towns in Kerala as well as the major cities in India. Railway enquiry Ph: 131
Road: Long distance buses operate from the Central Bus Station at Thampanoor, opposite the Railway Station (KSRTC Ph: 2323886; Thiruvalluvar Ph: 2327756). Short distance buses operate from the City Bus Station, East Fort (Ph: 2463029).

Transportation Fares
Taxi charge: Minimum charge Rs. 250 (Non A/c) and Rs. 300 (A/c); Rs. 7 per running km (Non A/c) and Rs. 8 per running km, while Autorickshaw fare: Minimum charge Rs. 12; Rs. 7 per running km

Tourist Information Offices

  • Tourist Facilitation Centre, Department of Tourism, Park View Ph: 2321132
  • Tourist Information Centre, Railway Station, Thampanoor Ph: 2334470
  • Tourist Information Centre, KSRTC Central Bus Station, Thampanoor Ph: 2327224
  • Tourist Information Centre: Domestic Airport Ph: 2501085
  • Tourist Information Centre: International Airport Ph: 2502298
  • Tourist Facilitation Centre, Kovalam Ph: 2480085
  • Tourist Reception Centre (KTDC), Thampanoor Ph: 2330031
  • Central Reservations (KTDC ), Hotel Mascot Ph: 2316736
  • District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC), Vellayambalam Ph: 2315397 Fax: 2313606

Places to Stay

http://www.keralatourism.org/where-to-stay/hotels/district.php?id=11

Homestays

http://www.keralatourism.org/homestay/district.php?dis=Thiruvananthapuram

IATA/IATO approved Travel agents/Tour operators

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=161

Tour Guides

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=162

Banks and currency exchange

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=152

Post & Telegraph offices:

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=159

Hospitals:

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=150

Ayurveda centres:

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=151

Kalaripayattu Training Centres:

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=156

Swimming pools:

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=153

Golf & Tennis

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=154

Cultural centres:

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=155

Libraries:

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=157

Photographic services:

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=164

Conducted Tours:

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=168

Courier services:

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=160

Shopping:

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=163

Shopping centres:

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=166

Bakeries and Pizzerias:

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=149

Restaurants (Vegetarian & Non-vegetarian):

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=148

Apparels & Jewellers

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=165

Theatres:

https://www.keralatourism.org/travel-facility/travel-facility.php?facilityid=158

Paintings:

  • Palakkal Art Gallery, Palayam
  • Gallery 21, Vazhuthacaud Ph: 2327434
  • Bhavageetham, Vellayambalam Ph: 3958622

Gold, silver and semi-precious jewellery:

  • Alappat Jewellers Ph: 2478716
  • Alukkas Ph: 2570481
  • Bhima Jewellers, Overbridge Ph: 2463645
  • Chemmannur Jewellers, East Fort Ph: 2463128
  • Thrissur Jewellers, East Fort Ph: 2463452
  • Krishnan Nair & Sons, East Fort Ph: 2451252
  • Jewel Pearls, Narmada Shopping Complex, Kowdiar Ph: 2433547
  • Josco Ph: 2472922