Nilambur Road Railway Station is an important railhead in Malappuram District
. It is the terminus of the Shoranur
railway line. Nedumkayam, famous for its rich rain forests, is 18 km away. Canolly's Plot, waterfalls, and ancient kovilakams
(residences of maharajas) and other places of tourist interest are accessible from the railway station. Calicut Airport
(at Karipur) is about 26 km from Nilambur town.