Tourists coming to Pallakad via railways have two options when it comes to reaching the city. The first is to disembark at the Pallakad Junction which is located in the nearby satellite town of Olavakkode which is approximately 4 km away. The Palakkad Town Railway Station is located in the center of Palakkad. Tourists who are coming to Palakkad can disembark at either of the two stations, which connect this place to cities across the South of India, including the cities of Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Erode, Kozhikode, Salem and also Thiruvananthapuram.
Tourists coming to Palakkad by air should get off at the nearest airport, which is Coimbatore International Airport. This airport is located at a distance of approximately 62 km from the city of Palakkad. The Kozhikode Airport and the Cochin International Airport which are approximately 105 and 110 km away respectively also give tourists the options they need when they are flying down to Palakkad. There are a number of buses and taxi – cab services which can take them from these airports to Palakkad.
Palakkad is well connected to a number of other cities in the states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu thanks to a fully functional network of private and State Govt. run public transport buses which ply across the numerous National Highways as well as State Highways which connect Palakkad to cities including Bengaluru, Chennai, Cochin and Trivandrum as well as the nearby districts and towns in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.