How to reach Dept. of Physics (Preconference Workshop Venue)

Department of Physics is in the main campus of the Cochin University of Science and Technology, located 2 km east of South Kalamassery which is well connected by air, rail, road and sea. South Kalamassery is in NH 47 between Ernakulam and Aluva (Alwaye).

 By Air 

The Cochin International Airport located at Nedumbassery is about 20 km and a mere 20 minutes drive from the Main Campus of CUSAT. Low floor AC buses are available to reach South Kalamassery. Auto-rickshaws are available at the South Kalamassery bus stop for transport to the Main Campus, 1 km away.

 By Rail 

The Railway Station at Alwaye (Aluva) is 10 kms north of the Main Campus and has the convenience of an adjacent Bus Station, from where very frequent bus services bound for Ernakulam and beyond will take you in 15 minutes to South Kalamassery. Auto-rickshaws are available at the South Kalamassery bus stop for transport to the Main Campus, 1 km away. Alternatively, one may alight at Ernakulam Town (North) or Ernakulam Junction (South) Railway Stations, both of which are on the southern side of the Main Campus. However, note that all trains will not stop at both the stations. Buses bound for Alwaye are available from nearby bus stops for travel to South Kalamassery (13 kms).

 By Road 

All long distance KSRTC and inter-state buses flying along National Highway 47 have a ‘Request Bus Stop’ at Cochin University Junction. If travelling by City Buses, the Bus stop nearest to the Main Campus is South Kalamassery. If travelling from the south, you may alight at Pallimukku Bus Stop and then take a City Bus to South Kalamassery.

 By Sea 

The Cochin Port is situated on Willingdon Island, which faces the City (Lakeside) Campus and is just across the adjoining back waters. Buses bound for Alwaye are available from nearby bus stops for travel to South Kalamassery (13 kms).

How to reach Rivera Suites (Conference Venue)

The conference will be held at Riviera Suites - A 3 Star Government Approved Hotel in Cochin which is located at Thevara near Sacred Heart College. It is 6 km away from the nearest railhead at Ernakulam, and 35 km from Cochin International Airport.

 By Air 

The Cochin International Airport located at Nedumbassery .Low floor AC buses are available to Thevara or you can hire a taxi.

 By Rail 

Alight at Ernakulam Town (North) or Ernakulam Junction (South) Railway Stations, from there either by bus or by taxi you can reach the suite.

 By Road 

The Hotel is very well connected to the NH66. If you are coming through the National highway 66, turn towards Kundannoor -Wellington Island road from Kundannoor. Turn to Thevara ferry road. After taking the third left and the conference venue will be on right side after around 150m.

 By Sea 

The Cochin Port is situated on Willingdon Island, which faces the City (Lakeside) Campus and is just across the adjoining back waters. Buses bound for Thevara are available from nearby bus stops

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