Kozhikode district is well connected to other places by roadways, airways and railways. Kozhikode railways station is a major station in the Southern railway division and there are many other stations as well. There are many major trains that pass through Kozhikode district. The railway stations in Kozhikode district are Kozhikode, Feroke, Payyoli, West Hill, Chemancheri, Iringal, Quilandy, Kallayi, Thikkodi, Vadakara, Elathur, Nadapuram and Vellayil.
There is a good network of roads in Kozhikode district. The National Highways through Kozhikode district are NH 17 and NH 212. A small part of NH 213 meets at the Southern end of Kozhikode district. The State Highways passing through Kozhikode include SH 28, SH29, SH 54 and SH 68. There are frequent buses to places within the state and also to other states. The major bus stations in Kozhikode district are Kozhikode, Thamarasseri and Vadakara.
The Kozhikode International Airport at Karippur in Malappuram is at a distance of 26 kms. The airport is in Malappuram district but serves the city of Kozhikode which is at a distance of 28 kms from the airport. There are three ports in Kozhikode, an intermediate port at Kozhikode and two minor ports at Vadakara and Beypore. These ports are open for foreign and coastal trade purposes.