Thursday, July 18, 2024
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Travel Guide


Air :
Calicut (Kozhikode) Airport, is at Karipur (Malappuram district), 25km away from the city center. The Indian Airlines Office is in the Eroth Center on the Bank Road close to the Mavoor Junction. Indian Airlines flies daily to Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai. Air India has flights to Mumbai and Sharjah. East West Airlines and Jet airways flies to Mumbai.
Phone Number: 0493-2711314

Rail :
The Kozhikode railway station is located south of Ansari Park about 2km from the new bus stand on Mavoor Road. The city is connected to most of the main cities such as Cochin, Thiruvananthapuram,Chennai, Coimbatore, Mangalore, Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi, Calcutta etc. It will take twelve to eighteen hours to Chennai from Kozhikode and 24 hours to reach Mumbai via Konkan railway. Trains to Mangalore from Kozhikode (Calicut) takes 5 hours, Ernakulam 4.5 hr, Thiruvananthapuram 9.5-10hr.
Phone number: 0495-2701234

Road :
The KSRTC bus terminal is on Mavoor Road, close to the Junction with Bank Road. A new bus stand is east along the Mavoor Road. There are regular buses to Bangalore, Mangalore, Mysore, Ooty, Madurai, Coimbatore, Pondicherry, Thiruvananthapuram, Allapuzha, Kochi and Kottayam. The bus to Ooty and Mysore (51/2hr) climbs over the Western Ghats and has spectacular views from the left-hand side
KSRTC Phone Number: 0495- 2723796

Though an intermediate port at Kozhikode, Beypore and a minor port at Vadakara are opened for water transportation, traffic has not been there for years. These ports are functioning for foreign and coastal trade. Kozhikode portís cost line stretches from Elathur cape to the south bank of Kadalundi River.