The public and private transport systems are fairly better here compared to the other places in Kerala. Mala has a KSRTC Sub depot, which is situated adjacent to the old Malakadavu. Many buses are plying to different areas of the State including capital city Trivandrum. There is also one private bust stand in the town.
Major developmental projects are being carried out in this location. The villagers are blessed with a good transport system.
The Boat service was depended for travelling, before road transport system was established.