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How To Reach Wayanad

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Banasura Sagar Dam

Called the ‘abode of Kerala’s tribal population’, Wayanad is a luxuriant forested land dotted with misty valleys, sprinkling waterfalls and spice plantations.

The picturesque beauty of the place will make you look for the best possible ways as to how to reach Wayanad. Who doesn’t want to explore this beautiful piece of land surrounded by mountains and forests?


There is a network of good roads that lead to Wayanad from all three states – Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka. You can hire a private car to Wayanad and travel in comfort. Another option is to take the state transport buses that run from Bengaluru, Mysore, Kochi, Mangalore, Trivandrum, Chennai, etc. to Kozhikode or Wayanad.

However, one has to be well stocked with foods and drinks as you may not find many restaurants about 100 km from Wayanad. Also, travel with a full petrol tank and keep getting it filled in between as there aren’t many petrol stations on the way to Wayanad.


Calicut International Airport, located around 65 km away serves as the nearest airport to Wayanad. On arrival at the airport, local taxis can be availed to travel till Wayanad.

Another airport, Karipur International Airport at Kozhikode is 100 km from Wayanad. You can take a flight to Kozhikode, which is well connected to most cities in the country.


Wayanad is not connected directly by rail. Visitors can take a train till Kozhikode, the nearest railway station to Wayanad. This will take you around two hours for you to reach

So, come and explore this beautiful hill station as the journey is as beautiful as the destination!

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