How to reach Wayanad from Bangalore
Wayanad is blessed with numerous natural attractions along with not to mention the blissful climate and ambiance of the hill station. If you are looking for a perfect holiday destination, Wayanad is the place to be. Not only in Kerala, but tourists from all over other states, especially Karnataka and Tamil Nadu flock the place regularly. Since Bangalore is in close proximity to Wayanad, the flock professionals and students frequent the place a lot.
Wayanad has sprawling gardens of teas and cardamom, which makes it a picturesque location, straight out of a movie screen. One thing, you wouldn't like to miss especially when you're in Wayanad are the tourist resorts. The hill resorts are the most calm accommodations you'll ever be in. Enjoy this mountain bliss, and take a break from your routine life.
How to reach Wayanad from Bangalore by Train
Important train from Bangalore to Kozhikode
(there is just one train from Bangalore to Kozhikode)
- Yesvantpur - Kannur Express/16527 – departs from Yesvantpur junction at 8: PM & reaches Kozhikode 6:40 AM (next day); runs all day.
- Yesvantpur - Mangalore Central (Weekly) Express/16565 – runs only on Sundays and reaches Kozhikode on Monday.
How to reach Wayanad from Bangalore by Air
Wayanad doesn’t have any airport. The nearest airport is Karipur international airport at Kozhikode, approximately 100 kms away from Wayanad. Spicejet Airlines operates flights from Bangalore to Kozhikode.
Spicejet Flight details
How to reach Wayanad from Bangalore by Road
However, unfortunately there are no direct KSRTC buses from Bangalore to Wayanad. But, there are direct Bangalore to Kozhikode KSRTC bus. As of today everyday there are 7 to 8 KSRTC buses for Bangalore to Kozhikode.
First bus for Kozhikode departs at 10: Am from Shanthinagar Bus stand.
Besides, there are few renowned travel agencies in Bangalore who provide direct bus service to Wayanad.
SKS Travels: 080-26801616.
Kallada Travels: (080) 42112526, 42010000, 09341455500.
It is pretty obvious that traveling via road is the best option to reach Wayanad. Not only is it less time consuming, but high frequencies of KSRTC buses for Kozhikode also makes road journey more smoother.
Traveling via air/flight is equally good option, provided you have healthy budget for same. Traveling via train/rail must be best avoided. Simply because it is too time consuming (approximately 10 hours) and also there is one train available and that too to Kozhikode, which is 86 km away from Wayanad.