How to Go From Kozhikode to Wayanad.
Distance Between Calicut and Wayanad
The road distance between Kozhikode to Wayanad is 88 km, while the aerial distance from Kozhikode to Wayanad is 61 km
No direct flights or trains are available between Kozhikode to Wayanad. But there are plenty of buses are available from all locations of Kozhikode, including the city of Calicut.
Wayanad, nestled in mountains of Western Ghats in North East region of Kerala, is a pristine hill station with well preserved natural beauty. Comprising of majestic mist covered mountains, spice plantations, lush green forests and fertile cultivated areas, Wayanad is home to several native tribes of this region. The Wayanad District was carved out in November 1980 as a 12th district in Kozhikode. The district houses many endangered species of animals and is also one of the revenue states in India due to foreign exchange of cash crops such as cardamom, pepper, tea, coffee and vanilla. Nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts can enjoy Wayanad excursions.
CONNECTIVITY : Wayanad-Kozhikode
Kozhikode to Wayanad by Flight
There are no regular flights from other major cities of the country to Wayanad. Nearest airport is Calicut International Airport.
Calicut International Airport (CCJ), Kozhikode, Kerala
Wayanad – 2 h 34 min (96.4 km) via NH766
Check Kozhikode-Wayanad Route Map
Mysore Airport (MYQ), Mysore, Karnataka
Wayanad –2 h 28 min (122.0 km) via NH766
Cochin International Airport
Wayanad –5 h 41 min (245.6 km) via Kochi – Panvel Hwy
Koyilandy Railway Station
Distance: 2 h 16 min (82.9 km) via Koyilandy – Edavanna Rd and NH766
Check Koyilandy-Wayanad Route map
Kozhikode to Wayanad by Bus
You can easily get regular buses to Wayanad from other major cities of the Kerala/Karnataka or TamilNadu state.
Kozhikode Main Bus stations is the starting point of many Wyanad bound buses.
MORE ABOUT WAYANAD
Tourists planning to visit Wayanad can take a help from route planner here.
Kozhikode railway station (110 kilometers) is the nearest major railway station to Wayanad. This rail-head is well connected with those in major Indian cities through frequent trains. Tourists can take bus or taxi from this railway station to Wayanad.
Kozhikode’s Karipur airport is the nearest airport to Wayanad. Situated at a distance of nearly 100 kilometers from Wayanad, this airport connects with major Indian cities as well as some international destinations through regular flights.
Cochin International airport, at a distance of nearly 300 kilometers, is the nearest international airport to Wayanad. This city is well connected with other nearby cities through a network of decent roads. NH 212 and SH 17 are the highways connected with this city.
Various attractions in Wayanad are:
- Pookot Lake, Vythiri
- Soochipara Falls, Kalpetta
- Chembra Peak, Kalpetta
- Edakkal Caves
- Meenmutty Falls, Kalpetta
- Kuruva Dweep
- Neelimala View Point Vaduvanchal,
- Thirunelli Temple, Thirunelli
- Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary, Tholpetty
- Muthanga / Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
- Banasura Sagar Dam Trekking
- Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary, Tholpetty
- Pazhassi Raja Tomb Mananthavady
- Chethalayam Falls, Vaduvanchal
- Chain Tree,Puliyarmala Jain Temple, Kalpetta
- Papanashini, Tholpetty
- Karapuzha Dam, Kalpetta
- Phantom Rock, Vaduvanchal
- Kanthanpara Waterfalls, Kalpetta
- Sulthan Bathery
- Trekking, Thirunelli
- Begur Wildlife Sanctuary, Mananthavady
- oottamundu Glass Temple , Kalpetta
- Varambetta Mosque, Kalpetta
- Panchatirtha, Tholpetty
Best time to Visit Wayanad :
October – May.