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About Kannur Railway Station

The Kannur CAN Railway Station, also known as Cannanore, lies in the Shoranur–Mangalore section. The Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways operates the station. The station has four platforms called No.1, 1A, 2, and 3 and two entrances. Kannur Railway Station has one of the longest platforms in India, where the 1st platform of the station is the second longest platform in Kerala. Google, in collaboration with the Union Government of India, has planned to deploy free Wi-Fi at the station.

Trains Departing from Kannur to Other Stations

Kannur Railway Station has 11 trains terminating and 11 trains originating from here. Around 90 trains halt at the station. The CAN Railway Station has 4 platforms.

Trains to Top Pilgrimage Sites:

The Navyug Express that runs from MAQ/Mangaluru Central (Mangalore) to SVDK/Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra links Kannur CAN Railway Station to the abode of Maa Vaishno Devi in Katra, Jammu & Kashmir. The Mangaluru Central - Puducherry Weekly Express halts at Kannur Railway Station and connects it to Pondicherry, a famous pilgrim center in India. The Mangaluru Central - Santragachi Vivek Express connects CAN Railway Station to Santragachi, from where Kali Ghat is easily accessible. The Kochuveli – Mumbai Lokmanya Tilak (T) Garib Rath Express connects Kannur Railway Station to Mumbai, home to the famous Haji Ali Dargah.

Trains to Metros Cities:

There are various long-distance trains from Kannur Railway Station to Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Chennai. The station has 3 long-distance trains to Bangalore. There are 25 long-distance trains from Kannur to Mumbai. Kannur CAN Railway Station has 9 long-distance trains to Delhi, 4 to Chennai, and 1 train to Santragachi, located around 13 km from Kolkata.

Popular Trains:

The Vivek Express is known for its speed and punctuality. The Rajdhani Express is the fastest chain of trains in India and is also known for its punctuality and cleanliness. The Garib Rath Express trains from Kannur Railway Station offer air-conditioned travel and excellent facilities at a low travel fare. Jan Shatabdi trains are a variation of Shatabdi Express trains. They are affordable and have non-AC and AC compartments.

The Santragachi - Mangalore Central Vivek Express connects Kannur CAN Railway Station to Mangaluru Central (MAQ).
The Mumbai LTT – Kochuveli Garib Rath Express connects CAN Railway Station to Kochuveli (KCVL) in Kerala.
The Thiruvananathapuram Central - Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express connects Kannur Railway Station to New Delhi (NZM).
The Kannur - Thiruvananthapuram Central Jan Shatabdi Express connects Kannur CAN Railway Station to Thiruvananthapuram (TVC).

Popular Places Near Kannur Railway Station

There are many places of interest near the Kannur Railway Station. The Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach from Kannur CAN Railway Station is a 30-minute drive with a distance of around 15 km to cover. Fort St. Angelos is a beautiful historical tourist attraction located only 4 km away from Kannur Railway Station and takes around 11 minutes to reach. Payyambalam Beach takes around 10 minutes to reach from CAN Railway Station. Thottada Beach is another beautiful beach at just 8 km from the Kannur Railway Station, taking 20 minutes to reach.


How many inter-state stations are there in Kannur?
There are 2 inter-state railway stations in Kannur.
What are the names and codes of different stations in Kannur?
Here are the names and codes of some railway stations in Kannur:
Kannur South- CS
Chirakkal- CHRK
Thalassery- TLY
Valapattanam- VLPM
Payyanur- PAY
What are the top train routes from Kannur station?
Kannur station to Bangalore, Kannur station to Trivandrum, Kannur station to Mangalore, and Kannur station to Ernakulum are some top train routes from Kannur CAN Railway Station.
Which city has maximum trains connecting it to Kannur station?
Mangalore is one of the cities having the maximum number of trains connecting it to Kannur Railway Station.
Which is the fastest train originating from Kannur?
The Kannur - Thiruvananathapuram Central Jan Shatabdi Express that runs from Kannur to New Delhi is the fastest train from Kannur Railway Station, traveling at the speed of 55 kmph.
Which train originating from Kannur, covers the longest route?
Kannur - Yesvantpur (Via Salem) Express originating from Kannur is the train that covers the longest route (660 km).
How many trains originate from Kannur?
Around 11 trains originate from Kannur CAN Railway Station.
Does Kannur have flight connectivity?
Yes, Kannur does have flight connectivity. The Kannur International Airport serves the city of Kannur.