About Palakkad

Palakkad is a part of the erstwhile Malabar district of Madras Presidency. The district accounts for about 11.5% of the total land area of the state of Kerala, with the share of population is 8.22.%.

How to reach

By Air

Coimbatore International Airport To Plakkad - 68.7 km via NH47 (1 h 18 min)

Cochin International Airport To Palakkad - 111.3 km via NH47 (2 h 4 min)

Rail

There are two railway stations here. The main one is the Palakkad junction situated 5 km. from the city and other at the town.

Train Timings (Enquiry Ph : 2555231)
From Palakkad town station
Coimbatore: 07.30, 9.10, 11.45, 18.10
Madurai: 23.02 Warning : Railway Work on Progress
Pollachi: 23.02 Warning : Railway Work on Progress
Rameswaram: 23.02 (Via Palani, Madurai, Trichy) Warning : Railway Work on Progress
From Palakkad junction
Bangalore: 11:20, 18:20, 22:50, 23:05, 23:30
Bokaro: 10.40
Mumbai: 11:20, 16:35, 23:30
Chennai: 05:15, 10:40, 13:15, 20:00, 20:25, 20:45, 20:50, 22:10, 23:05
Coimbatore: 00:50, 01:45, 05:15, 10:40, 13:15, 15:20, 16:35, 18:20, 19:00, 20:45, 20:50, 21:45, 23:05, 23:30
Ernakulam: 00:50, 01:50, 02:25, 03:45, 04:10, 05:05, 06:15, 07:10, 10:05, 11:25, 13:50, 14:35, 14:50, 21:45, 22:40
New Delhi: 19:00, 21:45, 23:05
Thiruvananthapuram: 02:25, 03:45, 04:10, 06:15, 07:10, 10:05, 11:25, 13:50, 14:50, 21:45, 22:40
Bus Timings

Road: Palakkad is connected by good motorable roads with major centres of Kerala and Tamilnadu

From KSRTC Bus stand (Ph : 2520098)
Coimbatore: Frequent buses (1hr)
Ernakulam: Frequent buses (4hrs)
Hosur: 22.25
Madurai: 09.15, 10.20, 22.10
Ooty: 2.30, 13.30 ( 5hrs )
Thiruvananthapuram: Frequent buses(9hrs)
From Muncipal Bus stand
Kozhikode: Frequent buses
Mannarkkat: Frequent buses (For Silent Valley)
Palani: 09.45, 18.45
Pollachi: Every one hour (1hr)
(For Parambikulam)
Buses to Guruvayoor, Thrissur, Malampuzha and other places are operated from Town bus stand. Thiruvalluvar Transport Corporation of Government of Tamil Nadu is also operating several buses to various centres in Tamil Nadu from the K.S.R.T.C. bus stand.