How to Reach Ooty, India

The Easiest Way to Reach Ooty


  • By Air: The closest airport is at Coimbatore which is around 90 kms from Ooty. Coimbatore International Airport has well connected flights to and from various destinations within and outside India.
  • By Train: Ooty is connected via rail to major cities like Coimbatore, Mysore, Chennai, Kohzhikode and Mettupalayam.
  • By Bus: Ooty is well connected with all most all south Indian cities by bus.


  • By Bus: Ooty, although a small town, has well connected bus routes to major tourist attractions and market areas.
  • By Car: Renting a car or using your own car is advised.
  • By Rickshaw: Rickshaws are available all across Ooty and for a nominal fee, the rickshaw drivers will also double up as your Ooty tourist guide!

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How to Reach Ooty from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Mudumalai to Ooty 19.71 km 19 mins
Kodanad to Ooty 23.63 km 23 mins
Mannarkkad to Ooty 28.2 km 28 mins
Sultan Bathery to Ooty 49.5 km 49 mins
Nilambur to Ooty 50.74 km 50 mins
Wayanad to Ooty 52 km 1 hour 3 mins
Perinthalmanna to Ooty 52.92 km 52 mins
Mettupalayam to Ooty 55.13 km 49 mins
Manjeri to Ooty 64.39 km 1 hour 4 mins
Coimbatore to Ooty 121.96 km 2 hours 35 mins