Cochin city centre, also called Ernakulam, is located 27 km away from Cochin airport. The stunning city boasts white-sand beaches, beautiful islands, heritage museums, and a wide selection of fascinating attractions. Ernakulam is also famed for ancient Hindu temples, churches, synagogues and mosques.
So when visiting this wondrous city, you have two transportation options to get from Cochin airport to Ernakulam; you can take a taxi or choose a combined bus and metro trip. Taking a Cochin airport taxi or private shuttle is the easiest and most reliable travel option, as taxis provide 24/7 door-to-door transportation, getting you to your Ernakulam hotel in under 1 hour. For travellers on a budget, the alternative is to take a combined trip – starting with a bus to the Aluva metro station, then taking a metro to Ernakulam city centre, all in 1 hour 20 minutes, excluding waiting times.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Cochin at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.