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how to reach ooty from kodai kanal

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how to reach ooty from kodai kanal

Iam coming to ooty next week from delhi. can any one tells me the best route for reaching kodaikanal from ooty . I want to know both bus and car route and charges for both

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1. Re: how to reach ooty from kodai kanal

Hi Sameer

Kodai is 120 kms from Madurai and Ooty 100 kms from coimbatore . Chk out the maps , you will find you have to travel south east and its quite a distance -236 kms .It will take 5 hrs min depending on the roads and which mode of transport you use. The best route will be

Ooty - Coimbatore -Pollachi - Udumalaipet - Palani -Kodaikanal . Unless you want to fly bet Coimbatore and Madurai then drive from Madurai to Kodai. Roads bet Palani and Kodai may be bad.


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2. Re: how to reach ooty from kodai kanal


Ooty to Kodai is about 270 KMS by road (Coimbatore to Ooty is around 100 KMS and Coimbatore to Kodai is around 170 KMS).

The best route would be Ooty - Coonoor - Mettupalayam - Coimbatore - Pollachi - Udumalpet - Palani - Kodai.

As far as buses are concerned, there are direct buses from Ooty to Kodaikanal, but as suggested in the earlier post, would be a long 10 to 11 hour journey (though the distance is less). I read somewhere that one starts at 8:30 AM and the other sometime in the late evening.

The easier option is to take a bus from Ooty to Coimbatore and another from Coimbatore to Kodai (via Palani).

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3. Re: how to reach ooty from kodai kanal


Kodaikanal is connected by road with Chennai (520km), Ooty (264km), Trichy (197km), Coimbatore (175km), Kumili (160km), and Madurai (120km). There are regular bus services from Madurai, Palani, Kodaikanal Road, Theni, Dindigul, Tiruchirapalli, Kumuli (Thekkady) and Coimbatore. For local transport, taxis and luxury buses are available for local transportation.

Have a good trip

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