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There are 7 ways to get from Karaikal to Kozhikode by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Karaikal to Pondicherry
  2. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Calicut

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Train

  1. Take the train from Karaikal to Palakkad
  2. Take the train from Palakkad to Kozhikkode

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Karaikal to Thrisur
  2. Take the bus from Thrissur KSRTC to Kozhikode KSRTC Terminal

Drive

  1. Drive from Karaikal to Kozhikode

Train to Tiruchirapalli, fly to Calicut

  1. Take the train from Karaikal to Ponmlai Gld Rck
  2. Fly from Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) to Calicut (CCJ)

Train to Madras, fly to Calicut

  1. Take the train from Karaikal to Tambaram
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Calicut (CCJ)

Train to Madras, fly to Kannur, train

  1. Take the train from Karaikal to Tambaram
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Kannur (CNN)
  3. Take the train from Thalassery to Kozhikkode
Karaikal → Kozhikode
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The cheapest way to get from Karaikal to Kozhikode is to train and bus which costs ₹500 - ₹2,100 and takes 16h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Karaikal to Kozhikode is to drive which costs ₹3,900 - ₹6,000 and takes 7h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karaikal to Kozhikode. However, there are services departing from Karaikal and arriving at Calicut via Pondicherry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karaikal to Kozhikode. However, there are services departing from Karaikal and arriving at Kozhikkode via Palakkad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 44m.

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The distance between Karaikal and Kozhikode is 444 km. The road distance is 517.6 km.

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The best way to get from Karaikal to Kozhikode without a car is to bus which takes 10h 37m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 37m to get from Karaikal to Kozhikode, including transfers.

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Karaikal to Kozhikode bus services, operated by Parveen Travels, depart from Karaikal station.

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Karaikal to Kozhikode train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Karaikal station.

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The best way to get from Karaikal to Kozhikode is to bus which takes 10h 37m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹370 - ₹2,000 and takes 13h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Karaikal to Kozhikode.
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  • Distance: 443.8 km
  • Duration: 10h 37m

What companies run services between Karaikal, India and Kozhikode, India?

You can take a bus from Karaikal to Kozhikode via Pondicherry in around 10h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Karaikal to Kozhikode via Palakkad in around 13h 44m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹8,500
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Calicut via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹9,500
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Calicut via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,300 - ₹12,000
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Calicut via Delhi
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹21,000
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Calicut via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹21,000
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Calicut via Madras
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹9,500
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Calicut via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹27,000
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Calicut via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,800 - ₹11,000
Flights from Madras to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹13,000
Flights from Madras to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹13,000
Flights from Madras to Kannur
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹16,000
Flights from Madras to Kannur via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹16,000
Flights from Madras to Kannur via Hubli
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹16,000
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Calicut via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹60,000
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Calicut via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹60,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Karaikal to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
10h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹240 - ₹1,300
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹240 - ₹310
Third AC (3A)
₹700 - ₹900
Second AC (2A)
₹950 - ₹1,300
Train from Palakkad to Kozhikkode
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹750
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹170
Third AC (3A)
₹420 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹550 - ₹750
Train from Karaikal to Thrisur
Ave. Duration
12h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹270 - ₹1,400
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹270 - ₹350
Third AC (3A)
₹750 - ₹1,000
Second AC (2A)
₹1,000 - ₹1,400
Train from Karaikal to Ponmlai Gld Rck
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹750
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹170
Third AC (3A)
₹440 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹750
Train from Karaikal to Tambaram
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹200 - ₹1,100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹200 - ₹270
Third AC (3A)
₹600 - ₹800
Second AC (2A)
₹850 - ₹1,100
Train from Thalassery to Kozhikkode
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹650
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹140
Third AC (3A)
₹370 - ₹460
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹650
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Karaikal to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Bus from Pondicherry to Calicut
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹960
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Phone
9447071021
Website
keralartc.com
Bus from Thrissur KSRTC to Kozhikode KSRTC Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹250 - ₹350
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Kallada Tours and Travels
Phone
8893555000
Email
info@kalladatravels.com
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Thrissur to Calicut
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹500 - ₹750
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com

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There is no direct flight from Tiruchirapalli Airport to Calicut Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h and has one stopover.

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Karaikal to Kozhikode bus services, operated by Parveen Travels, arrive at Calicut station.

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Karaikal to Kozhikode train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Kozhikkode station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karaikal to Kozhikode is 518 km. It takes approximately 7h 54m to drive from Karaikal to Kozhikode.

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Air India Express and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Tiruchirapalli Airport to Calicut Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Kozhikode. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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