Ooty to Kodaikanal

Ooty to Kodaikanal distance is 251 kms and its takes approx 7 hrs by road. Out of the 10 reviews shared by travellers, 33% prefer Bus, 67% prefer Car or Cab respectively.

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Hariram nambiar


"A Highway drive to Kodaikanal"

Posted 16 Sep

Travelled by: Car

Travelled as: Family

A lovely drive. Excellent road highway upto Palani, places to stop over, eat refresh, Shopping at Coimbatore. A city worth a visit places to eat later Udumalpet a big town a place to fuel refresh and watch the windmill farms a along the road to. Palani a temple town abode of Lord Muruga temple on a hillock a place to stop over and a lovely ride by winch train up to the hill where the temple is a holy place worth the visit serene calm atmosphere next you go onto the ghat road to Kodaikanal.



"Hired car from Banglore and on route enjoyed at lot of restaurant\'s and sight scenes"

Posted 28 Nov

Travelled by: Car

Travelled as: Family

Very good, driver was a experience holder and drove very carefully. We started in the morning and it\'s the best time. We hired car from Banglore and on route we enjoyed at lot of restaurant\'s and sight scenes. On the way our car broke as wire was damaged while coming from Oooty, then we slowly proceed to Coimbatore and then purchased the new break pipe/wire and then proceeds further, it was a very nice experience.


Harish Katore


"An enjoyable journey by car"

Posted 2 Sep

Travelled by: Car

Travelled as: Couple

Nature is beautiful but road condition is so poor. In between journey Palani temple is so great as its located on the hill. Journey was peaceful due to greenery on both side of road. We don't know the name of god but temples are great in that reason. In future I want to visit Madurai lakshmi narayan temple.




"Roads to Kodai is good"

Posted 17 Mar

Travelled by: Bus

Travelled as: Couple

There is no public transport available from Ooty to Kodaikanal. So, we had arranged the journey before around 1.5 months from from a local hotel of Ooty. If you want a comfortable journey, then I think you need to hire a private taxi/cab, but it would be very costly. So, if someone is ready for that then they should travel by taxi Only. There was no problem in travelling though. The bus stopped on regular interval for refreshment. It took 8 hr to reach there.




"Comfortable joinery and driver was cooperative "

Posted 4 Jun

Travelled by: Car

Travelled as: Couple

We have booked a cab through Coimabatoretaxi from Ooty to Kodaiakanal. Its a comfortable and pleasant ride. Driver was cooperative and good. There are many restaurants and dhabas to have food and it took almost 5-6 journey to reach Kodaikanal from Ooty. Overall, trip was good and nice.

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Journey Overview

Kodaikanal is a beautiful city in the hills of the taluk division, Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu state. This attractive lush green valley can be easily reached directly via Ooty only through direct buses and taxis, as Kodaikanal has neither an airport, nor a railway station. You can take a toy train from Ooty till Mettupalyam. And from Mettupalyam, tourists can easily take direct buses to Kodaikanal. However, the journey can be little long and tedious but if you are going with your family then it can be an enjoying moment for all of you. On route, you will find various ATM, hospital, restaurants, banks and Indian oil and BP gas station.

Transport options from Ooty to Kodaikanal

Ooty to Kodaikanal By Bus: You can easily get direct bus service from Ooty to Kodaikanal. The best way to reach Ooty to Kodaikanal is via bus as you can easily find number of bus services which gives comfortable journey to travellers.

Ooty to Kodaikanal By Car: Alternatively tourists can also take taxis from Ooty towards Kodaikanal that will almost take around 7-8 hours. It will charge around 6,000 for the entire round trip.

Return: Kodaikanal to Ooty

Travel by Car/Taxi

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 10 1570
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 1884
Toyota Qualis A/C 12 1884
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 13 2041
Mahindra Xylo A/C 13 2041
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