The length of roads in the State as on 31 March 1999 is
2,19,805 km. The national highways that pass through the
State are NH 17, NH 47 and NH 49 with a total length of
1,011 km. The public transport system in the state consists
of government buses, private buses, taxis and autorickshaws.
Almost every nook and corner of the state is connected by
a road network. Three National Highways - NH 47, NH 17 and
NH 49, link the state with other parts of the country. There
are around 200 railway stations and 101 train services connecting
the state to almost all major cities of India.
Luxury, Semi-luxury coaches and tourist taxis can be hired.
Taxes of other States, Toll Tax, Parking Fees, Airport Entry
Fee, Ferry Charges, etc., will be charged extra. If vehicle
is hired or retained before 8.00 hrs. and after 20.00 hrs.
night halt charges will be applicable.
Tourist taxis are also available throughout Kerala. Yellow-top
taxis are available.
drive / Chauffeur driven car rental
The facility of renting a car with or without chauffeur
for intra or inter city drive is available.
Available at selected stands in the major towns.
These are operated by Kerala Transport Corporation and Private
Operators at regular intervals, connecting most places in