Transport in Ooty

Ooty is an important location in Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu. The transport facilities in the town are well-planned to make the journey comfortable to the large number of tourists who keep visiting the beautiful hill station all round the year. Being a prominent tourist location the roads, railways and air transport are easily accessible to the public.

Airport near Ooty

The nearest domestic airport from Ooty lies in Coimbatore at a distance of 100 Kms from the town.  It takes about 3.5 hrs by road to reach this airport. The Coimbatore International Airport is located at Peelamedu. The airport was accorded the status of International airport in 2012 but the airport was receiving international flights since 1990. The airport majorly operates with the flights of Indian Airlines, Kingfisher, Air Deccan, Air Sahara and Jet Airways, connecting Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Kozhikode and Hyderabad. The flights from Coimbatore also conjoin international cities like Singapore, Sharjah and Colombo. Another convenient Airport from Ooty is Mysore Airport . Mysore airport is 116 Kms from Ooty that can be reached in 4 hours by road.

Coimbatore Airport

Distance from Airport

Nearest Bus stand from Coimbatore Airport is Coimbatore Bus Stand. Coimbatore Bus Stand is situated at 11kms from the airport.
Nearest Railway station is Coimbatore Junction Railway Station lying at 18 Kms from Coimbatore airport.
Taxis and cabs are also available at the vicinity of Airport.

Railway Station in Ooty

Ooty has its own Railway Station also known as Ootacamund Railway Station. The station lies close to the famous Ooty Lake and the railway line is served by Southern Railways. The nearest Railway station to Ooty Station is Mettupalayam at a distance of 40 Kms. From Mettupalayam you can easily connect to the major cities like Chennai, Bangalore and Coimbatore. Some of the popular trains that connect to Ooty Railway Station are viz. Udagamandalam Passenger train, Mangalore Mail, Mettupalyam Udagamandalam Passenger train, and Mangalore Express. Udhagamandalam Railway Station
You can amplify the amusement of travelling by train to Ooty, if you could manage to get a ticket in Nilgiri Mountain Railways. This is a historic train pushed by locomotive engine, imported to India in 1800s.  The train will take you through a very scenic route of Nilgiri Mountains. This toy train starts from Mettupalayam at 5:00 AM reaching Ooty at 1:00 PM. The train connects Ooty with Mettupalayam at the foot of Nilgiris.

Bus Stands in Ooty

Ooty Bus Stand is main Bus Stand for Nilgiris district, located near Ooty Railway Station and Ooty Lake. The state run buses from Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka serve the routes from Ooty. The Coimbatore Bus station is also fairly connected with a plenty of buses to Ooty. There are Government buses as well as comfortable luxury buses plying from this Bus station. From Coimbatore the buses route through Mettupalayam and reach Ooty in about 3.5 hrs. In fact Coimbatore Railway station is just 25 min distance from the bus station if you plan to board a train to Ooty. The highways connecting Ooty are well managed and follow an interesting route, passing by the boundaries of Kerala and Karnataka.The Coimbatore Bus Station is fairly connected with a plenty of buses to Ooty. There are Government buses as well as comfortable luxury buses plying from this Bus station. From Coimbatore the buses route through Mettupalayam and reach Ooty in about 3.5 hrs. In fact Coimbatore Railway station is just 25 min distance from the bus station if you plan to board a train to Ooty. The highways connecting Ooty are well managed and follow an interesting route, passing by the boundaries of Kerala and Karnataka.

The Bus services are regular from nearby cities like Bangalore, Mysore, Coimbatore, Calicut, Kanyakumari, Thanjavur, and Tirupathi, Cochin. These buses connect with Ooty at Mudumalai, Conoor and Kotagiri.
Ooty Bus Stand


Distance from Ooty to Nearby Cities by Road

Mangalore: 372 Kms from Ooty that can be reached in 7 hrs.
Bangalore: 265 Kms from Ooty that can be reached in 5 hrs.
Mysore: 125 Kms is from Ooty that can be reached in 2 hrs.
Pondicherry: 425 Kms from Ooty that can be reached in 7 hrs.
Chennai: 548 Kms from Ooty that can be reached in 8 hrs.
Coimbatore: 85 Kms from Ooty that can be reached in 2 hrs.
Madurai: 284 Kms from Ooty that can be reached in 5 hrs.
Kochi: 275 Kms from Ooty that can be reached in 6 hrs.
Kozhikode: 157 Kms from Ooty that can be reached in 3 hrs.
Palakkad: 138 Kms from Ooty that can be reached in 3 hrs.


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    MP SINGH from NOIDA 9 Days ago

    Dear sir Please provide the quotation for Bangalore To Mysore & Ooty (Date 24/012/2019 to 28/12/2019) as per below Quotation of bus 2X2 Non A/C & A/C buses Member 320No if below itinerary is not correct please send your new itinerary NDLS to Bangalore (Member 250) Time Date Start Destination Night stay Day Train Name /Remark 9:00 PM 21 12 2019 New Delhi Karnataka Express 2:00 PM 23 12 2019 Bangalore Stay 1 9:00 AM 24 12 2019 Bangalore Sightseen 6:00 PM 24 12 2019 Mysuru Stay 1 9:00 AM 25 12 2019 Mysore Sightseen 6:00 PM 25 12 2019 Ooty Stay 1 26 12 2019 Ooty stay 1 8:00 AM 27 12 2019 Ooty Sightseen 4:00 PM 27 12 2019 Bangalore Stay 1 10:00 PM 28 12 2019 Bangalore Karnataka Express Sampark Kranti 6:00 AM 30 12 2019 Delhi 5 NIGHT With Regards MP Singh Sr. Manager IR Mobile NO 9818219010 9999026445 9818219011

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