Located near the border of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, about 2.5 km north of the Coimbatore-Palakkad highway (NH 47), the campus is ensconced by the Western Ghats on its three sides. It is 16 kms from Coimbatore City and 32 kms from Palakkad. 

By Air : The closest airport is Coimbatore, located about 27 kilometers from the campus. Most airlines operate flights to Coimbatore from all major cities in India. 

By Bus: The nearest major bus terminals are at Gandhipuram (about 22 kms) and Ukkadam (about 18 kms.). There are regular bus services from Gandhipuram (Bus Nos. 96, A3 and 3G) and Ukkadam (Bus Nos. 96, 48, S2, 3G and A3). Alight at Ettimadai Piruvu Bus Stop (Amrita College) and hire an auto rickshaw to the campus (3 kms). A3 bus will come upto the University Gate. The travel time from Ukkadam to Ettimadai Piruvu is around 45 minutes.

Ettimadai is a request stop for all Kerala and Tamil Nadu State Transport buses from Kerala. Alight at Ettimadai Piruvu Bus Stop (Amrita College) and hire an auto rickshaw to the campus (3 kms). Travel time from Palakkad to Ettimadai Piruvu is around one hour.


By Train: Passenger trains are available from Coimbatore Railway Station and Palghat Railway Station. Ettimadai Railway Station is only about 500 metres from the campus and one may easily walk to campus upon alighting at the station.

Train schedules from Coimbatore Junction to Ettimadai and Palghat Junction to Ettimadai are listed below.

Coimbatore is a major railway junction on the Southern Railways and there are trains to Chennai, Rameswaram, Madurai, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Kanyakumari, Kozhikode, Mettupalayam, Kochi and Delhi.

 

TRAINS FROM COIMBATORE JUNCTION TO ETTIMADAI

TRAIN # TRAIN NAME DEPARTURE FROM COIMBATORE
56323 Coimbatore -> Mangalore Central (Passenger) 07:40 hrs
66605 Coimbatore -> Shoranur (MEMU) 09:45hrs   (Except Sunday)
66609 Erode Junction -> Palghat Junction (MEMU) 10:30 hrs  (Except Thursday)
56651 Coimbatore -> Kannur (Passenger) 14.10 hrs
56605 Coimbatore -> Thrissur (Passenger) 16.40 hrs
66607 Coimbatore -> Palghat Junction (MEMU) 18.10 hrs  (Except Sunday)
56651 Tiruchirapalli Junction -> Palghat Junction(Passenger) 18.30 hrs

 

The above timings are as available at the time of update.  Please check with the official Indian Railways timings for exact timings of departure and arrival.

TRAINS FROM PALGHAT JUNCTION TO ETTIMADAI

TRAIN # TRAIN NAME DEPARTURE FROM PALGHAT JUNCTION
56848 Palghat Junction -> Tiruchirapalli Junction (Passenger) 06:45 hrs
66606 Palghat Junction -> Coimbatore (Passenger) 07:33 hrs   (Except Sunday)
56604 Shoranur -> Coimbatore (Passenger) 09:10 hrs
56650 Kannur -> Coimbatore. (Passenger) 11:35 hrs
66608 Palghat Junction -> Erode Junction (MEMU) 14:45 hrs   (Except Thursday)
66604 Shoranur -> Coimbatore (MEMU) 15:55hrs    (Except Sunday)
56324 Mangalore Central -> Coimbatore (Fast Passenger) 18:00 hrs

The above timings are as available at the time of update.  Please check with the official Indian Railways timings for exact timings of departure and arrival.