Being a small town, Kumarakom does not possess a railway station of its own. At a distance of 16 km lies the nearest station which is the Kottayam Railway Station. All the major cities that lie in and around Kerala are well connected with the help of different express trains. Direct and indirect trains can be boarded from this station to reach different destination. Some of the trains that run on frequent basis are Kerala Express, Kanyakumari Express, Trivandrum Express and many more.
The Cochin International Airport situated in Nedumbassery at a distance of 85 km is the nearest airport. Different gulf countries are directly connected with the Cochin airport. Large number of domestic and international flights operates to and from this airport making it easier for travelers. Different cities of India are well connected with the Cochin International Airport. Tourist can hire a cab from the airport to reach Kumarakom.
The city of Kumarakom is well linked with the help of roads and different highways that pass through the city connect Kumarakom with other towns. Various Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) buses help the tourists to travel between Kumarakom and Kottayam. This bus services connects all the cities that lie in the vicinity of Kumarakom with it. Private AC and non AC buses help the travelers in reaching their destination.