Palakkad Town Railway Station (Palakkad was earlier spelt Palghat) is one of the main railway stations in
. As it is located within the town limits, the National Highway (NH 47) passing through the town center, is not very far. The railway station is only a short distance from the KSRTC Bus Station. Nearest airports: C A Coimbatore Airport
(55 km), Calicut Airport
(at Karipur, 130 km), and Cochin International Airport
, 140 km).
The Jain temple of Jainmedu is at a walking distance from the station. The grandiose Palakkad Fort is at the town center.
Station Code: PGTN