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How to reach Wayanad from Bangalore

Wayanad is a district located in Kerala state. It is located in the north-east of Kerala. It is known for its scenic beauty and is a very popular tourist destination. Following are the ways one can reach Wayanad from Bangalore. 

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. Wayanad has sprawling gardens of teas and cardamom, which makes it a picturesque location, straight out of a movie screen.

How to reach Wayanad from Bangalore by Train 

Wayanad doesn’t have any railway station. The nearest railway station is Kozhikode station, approximately 86 kms away from Wayanad. Outside Kozhikode station there are taxi stands from where one can hire taxi for Wayanad; taxi fare for Wayanad costs from 1,000 to 1,300 and entire journey takes around 2 hours.

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.

How to reach Wayanad from Bangalore by Road 

Wayanad is 280km away from Bangalore (approximately 7 hours road journey). Karnataka KSRTC and Kerala SRTC runs direct buses from Bangalore to Kalpetta, capital of Wayanad district. From Bangalore there are ample KSRTC buses for Wayanad, right from morning to late night.

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.

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.

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