How To Reach Palakkad
By Air: The nearest Airbase to Palakkad is at Coimbatore that is 50 km away. Tourists from abroad can access Palakkad through the Kochi International Airport, about 160 km from Palakkad .
By Rail: The town of Palakkad has two Railway Stations, the major one among them being, the Palakkad Junction. This is well-linked to most of the important cities of the state as well as the country.
By Road: Government buses to Palakkad are widely available from all the major cities of the state as well as the neighboring states. Private buses are also quote widespread from Kochi and Kozhikode and Thrissur(79 km).
Local Transportation In Palakkad
Bus:The town of Palakkad is well covered with a decent bus network service. Not only are the State Run KSRTC buses frequent and cheap, but also efficiently connect all the major tourist spots of the place.
Autorickshaw:This is another cheap way of moving in between the attractions
Taxis: Local taxis are also available at a comparatively cheap rate. However, they most often refuse to run on meter and hence the fares have to be bargained well.
Walk: Some of the main attractions of Palakkad, like Tipuís Fort, the open air auditorium and the stadiums are easily accessible by walking.