Thrissur can be accessed by road through the neighbouring Districts of Ernakulam (Cochin), Palakkad and Malappuram. National High Way 47 passes nearby and passes through Mannuthy, 6 km away from Thrissur city. Many private buses and KSRTC buses plying on this route.
Thrissur Railway Station is one of the major stations in India. There is another station called Poonkunnam in the north of Thrissur. Passenger trains and a few more express trains stop here. Guruvayur, the most prominent place of worship in Kerala is in Thrissur and it is well connected by rail.
The nearest airport to Thrissur is the Cochin International Airport located at Nedumbassery. There is a distance of 50 km distance from Thrissur to this Airport. It is easily accessible by road from Thrissur.