How To Reach Varkala
Surface - The beach resort of Varkala is connected by state and national highways to all major cities in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. You can hail a State Transport Bus from East Fort in Trivandrum to Varkala.
Train - Varkala has a well-connected rail network. It is better to take the train if you are coming in from Trivandrum or Cochin. Most passing trains halt at Varkala. And on arrival at Varkala railway station you can hire a taxi or auto-rickshaw to the Papanasam beach, the hub, about 5 kilometers (.12 miles) from here. Most resorts are around this area.
Air - The nearest international airport is in Trivandrum.