Bangalore to Ooty

Bangalore to Ooty distance is 265 kms and its takes approx 6 hrs by road. Out of the 129 reviews shared by travellers, 34% prefer Bus, 2% prefer Train, 64% prefer Car or Cab respectively.

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      sathish

      Bangalore

      "Travellers must carry the water bottles"

      6/7
      Posted 30 Oct

      Travelled by: Bus

      Travelled as: Couple

      Excellent travel, the kind of bus that our KSRTC is opted for the hill station like ooty is more appreciable and an awesome travel. Good seats and amenities like blankets were very good and halt at Mysore is very good and at right time. Best about the travel is in the night bus leaves the station by 10.30 and reaches the destination at the scheduled time early morning and the day is not wasted any where or time in travelling. Travellers must carry the water bottles.

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      Savio

      Chennai

      "Splendid view and nice drive through the forest"

      7/7
      Posted 21 Jan

      Travelled by: Car

      Travelled as: Group

      We hired a Figo self drive car from Zoomcar. It was affordable and we took the car from Bangalore. We went through Mysore, Bandipur Forest, Mudumalai Forest, Masinagudi, Ooty. The ride was really superb. We started by Friday night at 11.30 pm and reached Saturday morning by 8-9 am. There was a check post near Bandipur Forest which opens by 6 am to 6 pm after that they close the gate. We stopped for a safari ride in Bandipur Forest. The ride through the forests was very nice so go slow and enjoy the forest greenery. There was check-in when you enter Mudumalai Forest. They have many speed bumps so drive cautiously ...Read More

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      Dr.SHABBIR

      Bangalore

      "The steep climb via Masinagudi route was both interesting and strenuous"

      4.5/7
      Posted 19 Jan

      Travelled by: Car

      Travelled as: Family

      Early on a Monday morning last week we set out on a short family vacation from Bangalore to Ooty in our Ertiga. As usual the Bangalore-Mysore highway was crowded even at 7:30 AM making the city stretch a cumbersome exercise. However, once on the freeway the going was fairly smooth. My 21 year old son was at the wheel for the first leg up to Mysore. Breakfast at the midway point food court in the A2B joint was quick and simple. We avoided the city troubles by taking the ring road at Columbia-Asia Hospital and reached the Nanjangud Road in about 3 hours. That was the end of smooth sailing. Horrible road condition till Gundlupet due to roadworks made the going frustratingly slow and bumpy. I took the wheel for the second leg of the trip all the way to the top. Road condition was not that ...Read More

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      Prashant

      Bangalore

      "From Bandipur there are two routes to Ooty "

      6.5/7
      Posted 16 Aug

      Travelled by: Car

      Travelled as: Couple

      My wife and I went to Ooty last month. Though I don\'t have much driving experience in mountain driving nevertheless I thought of driving the car. Bangalore to Ooty road distance is about 270 km. We started at 6:30 am in the morning and took the Bangalore-Mysore-Ooty Route. We reached Mysore in 2.5 hours and took a 40-45 minutes break for breakfast and then continued our journey. There are two popular routes to Ooty once you reach Bandipur, one via Masinagudi (with steep climb and 36 hairpins) and the second via Gudalur (bus route). The first route is a shorter route and is about 30 km less than the one via Gudalur. But the Gudalur route is more scenic. While going to Ooty we took the Masinagudi Route, I was bit worried about the hairpin turns but it was an excellent experience to dri ...Read More

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      Arnab

      Bangalore

      "You can stop anywhere and have some quick refreshment\'s if you travel in your car"

      6.5/7
      Posted 3 Dec

      Travelled by: Car

      Travelled as: Family

      Its a very nice experience to travel to Ooty from Bangalore by road. The scenic beauty is worth experiencing. If you start early in the morning you will be able to enjoy it the most. I always prefer to travel by own car to avail the opportunity to stop and have some quick refreshment whenever you feel like. Road is good except few patches after Mysore. The road through Madhumalai forest is narrow but nothing much to worry about. One should plan to cross the forest area during day time. There are two routes to Ooty one is through a number of hairpin bends and the other is a flat road but takes about 35 km more. Ooty is the most favoured destination and is ideal for 2-3 day trips from Bangalore.

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      Travelling from Bangalore to Ooty

      By Bus – The Bangalore to Ooty bus is easy to catch. The travel time is around 8-10 hours and there are a number of state and private run buses that ply on Bangalore to Ooty by bus route. All the buses start their journey in the evening from Bangalore and reach Ooty in the morning.

      By Train - There is no direct Bangalore to Ooty train.  The nearest railway station is Mettupalyam that is 40 km from Ooty. There area connecting trains to Mettupalyam form where one can climb aboard the heritage train which is also known as the Nilgiri Mountain train. Travel to Ooty from Bangalore by train, as this train takes you uphill on an exciting journey. The duration of travel is around 16 hours.

      By flight - There are no direct Bangalore to Ooty flights. The nearest airport is in Coimbatore city which is 88 km from Ooty. There are regular flights to Coimbatore from Bangalore which take about an hour, then from Coimbatore one can take a bus or a cab to reach Ooty.

      Cab/Car- Wondering how to reach Ooty from Bangalore easily? Bangalore to Ooty by car is a scenic journey that has a great view of the mountains. Bangalore to Ooty distance is approximately 266 km. There are two routes that one can take, one via Mysore and the other via Chamrajnagar. The time taken to travel from Bangalore to Ooty by road is around 6 hours.

      Ooty – A Relaxing Hilly Holiday

      Things to do
      For sightseeing in Ooty, visit the botanical garden which is home to some stunning and exotic plants spread out in well-maintained lawns. Take a joy ride in the Nilgiri toy train for a fairy-tale ride to Conoor through mind blowing scenic route which combined with the ‘old world charm’ train ride makes for an exceptional trip. Adventure enthusiasts can go for hiking, trekking, angling, fishing, and even mountain biking. Udhagamandalam or Udhagai, better known as Ooty is a hill station located in Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu. Hailed as the queen of hill stations, Ooty is a picturesque hill station with quiet, green areas where tall pines rise above what could almost be English country lanes. Visit Toda Hills and experience the lives of Toda tribe. Take the Toy train ride through scenic UNESCO World heritage site Nilgiri route or trek to Doddapetta peak and Pykara river. You could even visit Mukurthi National Park and Parsons Valley.


      Accommodation

      Being a tourist hill station there are a number of Bed and Breakfasts, budget hotels as well as top-end accommodations to suit travellers of any budget. Hotels in Ooty are a wonderful combination of vintage beauty and modern amenities. Ooty is an ideal place to stay for family vacation, or even for honeymooners who enjoy the cosy town.


      Return: Ooty to Bangalore

      Travel by Car/Taxi

      Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
      Tata Indica 8 1592
      Toyota Qualis 9 1791
      Chevrolet Tavera 9 1791
      Tata Indica A/C 10 1990
      Toyota Qualis A/C 10 1990
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      Recommended for Family Vacation

      "we visited the ooty as a family tour and went to this gardens as a part of the visits..the... Read More - akhila

      Recommended for Hills

      "This is a best place for picnic and for spot seeing.it is encircled with small ravins and ... Read More - Vikash

      Recommended for Romantic Getaway

      "Beutiful sean can see.....Coimbatore shighting from peak....all around you can see the are... Read More - Pooran Mal

      Recommended for Relaxing

      "This place was awesome with great collection of Roses. One can spend almost half a day if ... Read More - Sai

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