While the mighty Ganga flowing along the side of Kolkata is a beauty to the eyes of beholder, Alleppey gets its charm from the pristine setting of Alapuzza Beach. Kolkata to Alleppey distance measures around 2036km, which includes an aerial distance of 1880km (Kolkata to Ernakulam) and a road distance of 156km (Ernakulam to Alleppey).
As there are no flights from Kolkata to Alleppey, the fastest way to reach Alleppey from Kolkata is to board a direct flight to Ernakulam, and then hire a local taxi or bus to reach Alleppey. Ernakulam is the nearest airport to Alleppey. Stop-over flights are also available in this route. The cheapest route to reach Alleppey from Kolkata is by rail. There are trains via Vijaywada and Chennai Central, all of which can be availed to reach Alleppey.
Ernakulam is a great place for travellers. Attractions like Jewish Synagogue, Kokanad and Bolgatty Palace must be visited. On the other hand, a stay in Alleppey is incomplete without a backwater cruise. Other attractions like Sri Krishna Temple, Krishnapuram Palace and Karumadi must also be explored.