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How to Reach Kannur

Kannur also called as Cannanore is the sixth largest city of Kerala. Kannur has a great strategic military importance and is located about 493 km from capital city Thiruvanathapuram. Kannur has sandy coastal area and is situated along the Arabian sea. It is the largest city of the North Malabar region.Asia’s largest and the world’s third largest naval academy Ezhimala Naval Academy(INS) is located about 35 km from Kannur city. Kannur is regarded as one of the best cities of India to live.

How to Reach Kannur

By Air– Mangalore International Airport and Kozhikode International Airport are the nearest airport to the Kannur city. Other airports from which it can be reached are Cochin International Airport and Thiruvanathapuram International Airport

By TrainKannur Station has a good network of railway lines and can be easily accessed by all the major cities of India. From cities like Kozhikode, Mangalore, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Coimbatore it can reached easily.

By Road– NH 17 connecting Kochi and Mumbai passes through Kannur. Kannur has extensive road network that connect it to the major cities of Kerala and other Indian cities. Various bus services from major cities of South India offers bus services to the city.

Travelling Inside Kannur : You can get in and around the Kannur city with the help of these means of transportations:

  • AutorickshawIt is another cheap means of  transportation to reach the various tourist attractions.
  • Bus- being the local mode of transport provides a cheap mode of going in and around the city.
  • Car –Alternatively you can hire cars or private taxis from the several mushrooming Car rental companies who are offering cars with drivers or self drive.
  • Taxi-You can also travel in and around the city via local taxis which are also available at cheap rates.

Kannur on Google Map

Kannur Distance Chart

City Location
Mysore 179 Kms
Bangalore 321 Km
Coimbatore 281 Km
Chennai 663 Km
Mangalore 143 Km
Madurai 462 Km
Goa 494 km
Kozhikode 91 Km
Cochin 291 Km
Kollam 424 Km
Thiruvananthapuram 493 Km

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