Gabi on the Sea

How to get to Cherai Beach (plane, bus, train, car)

Kochi Beach, aka, Cherai Beach

 "the Princess of the Arabian Sea` is located on the island of Vypin in the popular state of Kerala. 

Popular with both domestic and international travelers, Cherai is 40 minutes drive from Kochi International airport and train stations Ernakulam Junction and Ernakulam Town are 50 minutes drive away.

Distance from:

25 kms from Fort Kochi   

30 kms from Kochi International Airport

25 kms from Ernakulam

132 kms from Munnar

GPS Coordinates

Longitude: 76.16915702819824 

Latitude: 10.167467633026322

Postal Address:

Gabi on the Sea  

  Munambam Beach Road
  Near Velankanni Church, Po
  Palliport  PN:683515
  Ernakulam District 
  Kerala,  INDIA

By plane: Kochi/Cochin International Airport ( COK )

It is located at Nedumbassery about 30 km from Cherai Beach. There is no direct flight from Europe.

You could arrive in Kochi with a single stopover from almost anywhere in the world:
  • Take a direct flight to India (New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore) then a direct flight to Kochi.
  • Take a flight to the Middle East (Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Doha, Muscat, Rihade) then a direct flight to Kochi. From Europe, this is the quickest route.
  • Take a flight to Asia (Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore) then a direct flight to Kochi.

City served by Kochi Airport:


  • Agatti Island (Lakshadweep)
  • Ahmedabad
  • Bangalore 
  • Chennai
  • Delhi
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata
  • Jaipur
  • Mumbai
  • Pune-Trivandrum


   Middle East:

By train: There are two railway stations in Kochi:

Kochi is connected with major Indian cities and states.
  • Ernakulam Junction
  • Ernakulam Town. 
 See the website of indian rail for train times and information.

By bus: The city of Kochi has four main bus stations:

  • Kaloor Bus Station - Long distance, private and local buses
  • KSRTC Central Bus Station - Interstate bus (KSRTC long distance)
  • KSRTC Jetty Station - Short distance services
  • Fort Kochi Bus Terminus - Private Buses and KSRTC Status

By road: How to get to Cheerai and Kochi

The city of Kochi is connected by national highways and state highways: 47, 17, 49, 47A and 47C. We can arrange a car with a driver, rickshaw, bike, scooter or motorcycle for your trip. You can also use Uber services in Kochi.