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Mattanur is a major town in Kannur District where a new international airport is being built. It is between Kannur and Iritty. Buses to Mysore and Bangalore pass by Mattanur.



The airport site is 3 km from Mattanur and work is in progress.

Get in


By rail


The nearest railway stations are at Kannur, 22 km and Thalassery, 27 km.

By plane


Get around

  • Autorikshaws charge ₹15.00 per km
  • Buses charge only ₹7.00 for three km.


Mattanur Mahadeva Temple
  • Kottiyoor Temple (57 km). Vyshakha festival every year in the month of June.
  • Pazhashi Dam and Gardens (18 km).


  • See a film from an old theatre, 9 k.m. Rani Talkies, Vengad near Koothuparamba is a period building with an old fashioned film show every day.


  • Janatha Bakery, Mattannur Bus station.


  • Monaco Restaurant, Valiyannur.
  • Adukkala Restaurant, Chalod.
  • CMK Restaurant, Near Palott Pally, Mysore Road.
  • Gazal Restaurant, Chavashery on Mysore Road.
  • Rafeequekka Teashop, Near Mattanur Highschool. Popular for beef fry, parottas and kalthappam sweets.
  • Life Cafe, Opposite the Court Complex. Fine shawarma without cabbage.
  • Urban Cafe, Indira Nagar, +91 8593891111. Popular for their Alfam Chicken and Chikku Juice.
  • KL 13 Teashop, Mathukoth. Bondas, Pazhampori, Sukhiyans and Chicken Rolls.







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