Railway facility is not available at Wayanad. The nearest railway station is at Kozhikode, about 70kms. from Kalpetta. The only mode of transport of goods and commuters within the district is roadways. Bus services are available in all panchayats. Though there is no national high way touching Wayanad, the district has a network of roads.
There is a state highway, Kozhikode-Vythiri-Gudalur, passing through Wayanad. The Kozhikode-Mysore frontier road and Thalassery-Bavali road are two important district roads.
“If you have a day to chop down a tree,
spend half a day sharpening your axe.”