How to Reach Kannur

Being one of the most important cities in the state of Kerela, Kannur is well linked with all the other cities through all the major modes of transportation, i.e. roadways, railways and airways. Calicut, being one of the nearby major city, acts as a connecting node to Kannur through many cities, thus making it easier for people to travel down to Kannur. Kannur is linked to the nearby cities of Kerela through a well-developed network of roads, also a national highway, ensuring smoother travel down to the destination. Being on the major railhead itself, Kannur makes the travel easier for people looking forward to visiting the place.

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Most frequently searched routes to Kannur

Route Name Distance Time
Bangalore to Kannur 312 km 6 hours 54 mins
Ernakulam to Kannur 267 km 7 hours 2 mins
Chennai to Kannur 649 km 11 hours 46 mins
Hyderabad to Kannur 886 km 14 hours 34 mins
Alleppey to Kannur 321 km 8 hours 12 mins
Goa to Kannur 499 km 10 hours 41 mins
Delhi to Kannur 2,483 km 1 day 14 hours
Pune to Kannur 915 km 16 hours 36 mins
Mumbai to Kannur 1,059 km 18 hours 36 mins

How to reach Kannur by flight

The nearest airport to Kannur is the Calicut International Airport, Kozhikode, located at a distance of about 85 km from the town. Many flights from all over the country, including Mumbai, Delhi, Mangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai fly down to the Calicut International Airport. A few flights from outside the country as well are connected to the airport. Reach the airport and travel a distance of 120 kilometres approximately by the regular bus services or the private taxi service available for the tourists.

Nearest Airport: Calicut - 82 kms from Kannur

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Tentative return flight prices to Calicut from major cities in India.

Starting city Return price (approx)
Mumbai ₹ 7,500 View
Bengaluru ₹ 5,797 Non-stop View

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How to reach Kannur by road

With a well-developed road network sprawling through the city of Kannur, the connectivity of the town by roads acts as a positive point for people looking forward to visiting the place. NH66 connects Kannur to Kozhikode and Kasaragod, two of the most important nearby cities. Bus services from some nearby cities come down to Kannur, along with many taxi services assisting people to reach Kannur at their convenience in the least time possible. Kozhikode, acting as a connecting point to many the other main cities all throughout the country and Kannur, is well accessible by roadways from Kannur, thus alluring tourists to explore this place further.

How to reach Kannur by train

Kannur, in itself, is a major railhead of the state of Kerela. A large number of trains including the Nizamuddin Express, Madgaon Express, Kochuveli Express, Mangalore Express, and New Delhi AC Express pass through Kannur and thus provide many possible options for people to visit Kannur through the means of Railways. Autos available on the railway station will make sure to drop you at your location within the city, thus being an altogether comfortable experience for anyone looking forward to visiting Kannur.

How to reach Kannur by Waterways

The nearest port to the city of Kannur is the Cochin port, which is also one of the largest port in India. Some passenger liners arriving at the port can be utilized by the tourists to plan their trip down to Kannur. Backwater Lake transportation has not yet developed in Kannur.

Local transport in Kannur

Kannur is a town that offers many options of commutating from one place to another. Besides walking, you may take a bus which is quite cheap. Auto rickshaw is another way of transportation that is regarded as cheap as well as efficient. One can also hire a cab which is best for the tourist visiting for few days. The town also houses many rental car companies where you can rent a car for self drive. A beautiful town like this offers several wonderful experience loaded with so much to visit however make sure you plan your trip wisely keeping weather conditions in mind.

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