How to Reach Ooty

Friday, June 21, 2013

How to Reach Ooty

The hill station of Ooty has been one of the most popular tourist joints in India. Tourists from across the country and beyond come over here to get intimate with nature and make the most of adventure offered by the hill station and scenic beauty the place bejeweled with. Reaching to Ooty is not a problem as it is very well connected. You could reach the place by air, rail and road, whichever mode suits you. Below mentioned are the modes of travel to reach one of the most spectacular hill stations of India, Ooty based in Tami Nadu.

Traveling to Ooty

By Air
The nearest airport to Ooty is Coimbatore (100 Km). This airport is well-connected to Chennai, Mumbai and Bangalore. Once you get down here, there are many private and public transports to take you to Ooty.

By Train
The Ooty railway station is only 2 km from the heart of the city and the nearest broad gauge ailway station is about 46 km away at Mettupalayam. The locale is directly connected to Coimbatore and Chennai.

By Road
With Tamilnadu having a good road network, Ooty is well connected by good motorable road. There are regular bus services connecting Ooty to Coimbatore, Trichy, Bangalore, Madurai, Kanniya Kumari, Mysore, Palghat, Calicut and Tirupati. The road route to follow is SH 17 to Bandipur. From Bandipur which segues to the Mudumalai Reserve which is very close to Ooty.

Distance from Main towns/Cities

Chennai - 539 km
Bangalore - 290 km
Cochin - 281 km
Coonoor - 13 km
Coimbatore - 98 km
Koidaikanal - 236 km
Yercaud - 237 km