Thiruvananthapuram Central Bus Station is situated opposite to the Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station
, in Thampanoor. It is 8 km away from the Trivandrum International Airport
. There are super fast, express and deluxe bus services from Thiruvananthapuram
to all cities in Kerala
as well as to the neighbouring states of Tamil Nadu
Three buses operate a day to Kumily for the Periyar Wildlife Reserve and there are hourly services to Kanyakumari. Tamil Nadu State Road Transport Corporation (TNSRTC) operates buses to major places in south Tamil Nadu. Tickets for long distance services may be booked in advance from the reservations counter at the station.
Situated around 1.5 km from the bus station is the City Bus Station (
East Fort Station), from where short distance buses are operated. Hotel Horizon, Ariya Nivaas, Regency, Saj Lucia, Muthoot Plaza and Chaithram provide lodging facilities near to the bus station.
A Tourist Information Centre is available to cater to the needs of tourists. Taxis, auto-rickshaws and city bus service are the main modes of transport to other parts of the city and surroundings from the station.
Station Code: TVM