Cochin International Airport and Trivandrum International Airport are the nearest airports. Cochin to Allepepy (75 km) and Trivandrum to Alleppey (151 km). Once you reach at any of the airports, you can hire a taxi to reach Alleppey. Trivandrum and Cochin are connected to most of the major cities in India and have connected flights to many foreign cities.
The Alappuzha railway station is well-connected to a number of Indian cities. The station of the city is named as ALLEPPEY and its station code is ALLP. Alleppey railway station is within the city limits. The railway station is situated 3.5 km away from the bus station and Houseboat Check-in point(Finishing Point) .
Alappuzha is on the NH 47 highway and is connected to all important towns in South India. State-run buses ( KSRTC ) are plenty which are connecting all the major cities in Kerala. Another option is a private luxury coach bus from interstate destinations like Chennai, Bangalore & Mangalore.
From Alleppey Ferry station Kerala government providing frequent Boat services to backwater villages. The ferry station and bus station are close to each other. State Water Transport Department is starting Passenger-cum-Tourist Service with a view to provide Inland Water Transport Service at economic rates to the tourist inland and foreign to enjoy the greenery and backwater beauty of Alappuzha.