Address of the Institute

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER TVM),
Maruthamala PO, Vithura,
Thiruvannanthapuram - 695551.
Kerala, India


(Security Desk-Round the clock) : +91 (471) 2778028
(Main Gate-Round the clock) +91 (471) 2778088

IISER TVM permanent campus is located in Vithura village, in the north-eastern part of Thiruvananthapuram city.


The campus is about 7 Km from Vithura Junction. Vithura is a small village situated at about 50 km from Thiruvananthapuram. Vithura is the crossroads to various tourist, cultural, and religious centres, Surrounded by the Western Ghats (Sahyadri). IISER TVM is about 50 km from Thiruvananthapuram central railway station.

From the Airport:

IISER TVM is about 60 km from the airport. A taxi will cost around Rs. 1800/- from Airport to IISER TVM permanent campus.

From the Railway Station/KSRTC Central bus station:

IISER Thiruvananthapuram is about 50 km from Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station/KSRTC central bus station popularly known as Thampanoor. KSRTC (Kerala State Road Transport Corporation) bus services are available from KSRTC Central bus station (Situated opposite to Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway station) to IISER TVM, Vithura campus.

The following are advised:

  1. If you are coming by taxi or auto rickshaw, please get the vehicle inside the campus as it can be a fairly long walk from the gate with the luggage.
  2. If you are arriving by train or bus, alight at either Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station or KSRTC central bus station (main railway station and bus stand) at Thampanoor. The frequency of buses is good from KSRTC central bus station to Vithura bus stand. You can alight at KSRTC bus stand vithura and can get an autoriskshaw or a KSRTC bus to IISER TVM.KSRTC buses halt at Jersey Farm bus stop which is close to institute main gate. Bus fare from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Vithura is about Rs 50/-.

KSRTC Bus timings

The listed timings are tentative and are liable to change) For details regarding the bus Timings contact KSRTC central bus station (Thampanoor):0471-2323886 or KSRTC Vithura Bus station: 0472-2858686

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