Coimbatore is a major industrial city in Tamil Nadu. The city has six major arterial roads and three National Highways, NH-47 (Kanyakumari-Salem), NH-67 (Nagapattinam-Ooty) and NH-209 (Bangalore-Dindigul) passing through the city.
Kerala State RTC runs buses from Coimbatore to different places in Kerala. The corporation provides a reservation counter in the Tiruvalluvar Bus Stand also known as Gandhipuram bus stand. (Opposite to town bus stand).
Buses to Palakkad is available from Ukkadam bus stand in every 5 minutes from 05.30 to 21.45