Kochi international airport, 142 km west of the national park, is well connected to all major cities of India. There are daily flights from Chennai, Trichy, Bengaluru and Coimbatore. Taxis are available from the airport to the national park
Theni railway station, about 57 km east of the national park, is the nearest railhead. It is connected to Madurai railway station which has direct trains to many cities in India. From Chennai it takes seven hours to reach Madurai and trains runs daily. There are taxis available from the railway station to reach the national park. Kottayam in Kerala is better connected.
State run and private buses connect Poopara village to cities like Madurai and Cochin that are well connected to many other important cities in the region.