Thirunelli Temple is located at Thirunelli, 137 kms from Calicut, 121kms from Mysore and 250 kms from Bangalore. You can reach the temple only by road. When coming from outside Wayanad, the most convenient railhead is Calicut. From there proceed to Mananthavady and then to Thirunelli by taxi or bus. The total distance from Calicut is 137 kms when cominig through Koyileri - Mananthavady road. It becomes 141 kms, when coming through 4th mile - Mananthavady road. The nearest airport is Karipur near Calicut, 160 kms away.