DebConf 23 will be held at Athulya hall, Infopark and Four points by Sheraton Kochi hotel which are 300 metres apart.

Infopark - Athulya Hall

Anamudi (Athulya Hall) inside the Infopark campus will be the main hall for the DebConf. We would like to thank Gtech for their support in arranging this hall.

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Four Points Hotel

The Four Points Hotel where we have the accommodation will also have other halls and hacklabs.

Four Points by Sheraton Infopark Kochi
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Floor map of Four Points hotel with room names
Floor map of Four Points hotel with room names

Potential spaces for BoFs


Four points by Sheraton Kochi
Infopark Kochi Phase 1 Campus
Infopark P.O, Kakkanad
Kochi, Kerala, 682042

Venue map with way from Four Points hotel to Anamudi
Way from Four Points hotel to Anamudi

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Amenities map (interactive version). For non-interactive map see here.

Getting to Kochi

Cochin (Nedumbassery) International Airport, Cochin (IATA: COK, ICAO: VOCI) is an international airport serving the city of Kochi, in the state of Kerala, India. Located at Nedumbassery, about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of the city, Cochin International Airport is the busiest and largest airport in the state of Kerala. It is also the fourth busiest airport in India in terms of international traffic and eighth busiest overall.

Kochi airport airlines and destinations

Getting to venue

A map of Urban Transit in Kochi, India given below can provide an overview of available options.

Kochi transit map

From Cochin International Airport (COK / CIAL)

Public transport

The venue is 27km from the Kochi airport. There are no direct public transport links, all public transport options will include changeovers.

Metro / feeder bus / water metro

The nearest metro station to airport is “Aluva”. Take a metro feeder bus from the airport to Aluva. This service usually runs every 30 minutes and costs 60 INR (accepts card payment). Please check timings.

Then there are several options:

Other options that show public transport for navigation:

Pre-paid Taxi

Pre-paid taxi would be the easiest and best way to reach the venue. Infopark/Four Points Hotel is about 28 km from the airport. The pre-paid taxi would cost you around 1000-1200 INR (12-15 USD).

If you plan to book a pre-paid taxi, you should pre-pay and book it before exiting the arrival hall. Once you exit, you cannot enter back in.

Pre-paid taxi counter is just after the Customs check, on the right side. Give them the destination Four Points Hotel, Info Park.

Some points to remember while booking the prepaid taxi:

Uber / OLA

App-based taxi services like Uber and OLA are also considerable options. You can also book directly from the websites of Uber and OLA if you don’t want to install their proprietary apps. Note: You will need a phone number that can receive SMS to book cabs.

Make My Trip / Goibibo

Make My Trip and Goibibo have options to schedule pick up or drop at the airport. Choose “Four Points by Sheraton Kochi Infopark” as destination. They offer free cancellation till 6 hours of departure.

From railway stations to Infopark

Public Transport

ERS (Ernakulam Junction railway station) and ERN (Ernakulam Town railway station) are the major railway stations in the city. The closest metro stations are Ernakulam South metro station and Town hall metro station respectively. Though ERS to south metro station is a walkable distance, ERN to Town hall metro station is not.

Aluva Railway station is the third major after the above mentioned. Nearest metro station is Aluva. Distance between both are not walkable.

Cab service

As usual all online and offline taxi services are available from railway stations. If you are opting for offline local taxis, opt for prepaid ones at the counters of railway station exits.

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