Trivandrum international airport is the nearest airport. Varkala helipad at Varkala Cliff is always ready for receiving helicopters
Varkala railway station is well-connected by regular trains from Trivandrum central and major cities in India like mumbai, delhi, bangalore, chennai, hydhrabad, goa, kolkata etc.
Varkala is at a distance of 9 km from national highway 66. Private buses and KSRTCbuses ply through NH66 and Varkala. State high way 66 starts in Varkala and ends in madathara. The highway is 45 km long.
Varkala is connected to national whater way 3 through varkala tunnel passing through the heart of the city.