How to reach Ooty from Coimbatore

How to reach Ooty from Coimbatore : Ooty is one of the best and beautiful tourist destinations in Tamil Nadu. Many of the tourists are not aware of the best route to reach ooty from their place. Here is a way/route how to reach Ooty from Coimbatore.

Ooty from coimbatore

By Road

You can Reach Ooty by Three different Ghat Roads from Coimbatore, Be careful to take these roads before you drive , each route has its own level of difficulties on rive, number of hairpin bend, remote forest roads, and animal crossing on these routes

Kotagiri

Route :  Coimbatore - Mettuplayam - Aravenu - Kotagiri - Ooty

Good condition Roads and Only 4 hair pin bends, 130 km from Coimbatore to Ooty via Kotagiri, which makes your travel time more compared to Coonoor Ghat Route., You can see the top view of karamadi and partial Mettuplayam on travel

Coonoor

Route :  Coimbatore - Mettupalayam - Burliar- Coonoor - Ooty

14 Hairpin bends and 100km from coimbatore to Ooty, its bit landslides during heavy rain. Many places to visit and takes only 3hrs to reach Ooty from Coimbatore decent break time places a lush green view point still you reach ooty

Manjoor 

Route :  Coimbatore -  Karamadai - Athikadavu - Geddai - Manjoor - Kundha Dam - Emerald Cross Road - Muthurai Palada - Ooty

Bad Road conditions, 48 hir pin bends need prior permission required from forest department, Less travelers takes 5hr to reach Ooty and rectricted to travel in night time

Train Travel

  • There is no direct train from Coimbatore  to Ooty.  
  • However you can take a train from coimbatore railway station to Mettupalayam railway station. It takes around 1 hour.
  • You can book IRCTC Online Passenger   to reach Mettupalayam.
  • From Mettupalayam either you can take the toy train or any cab.
  •  But travelling in toy train it might take a half a day to reach ooty.
  •  Instead of that avail our cab services Ooty Travels and reach Ooty quick , to enjoy the toy train we provide 45 min toy train completely free if you book it as Ooty Tour Packages
  • We provide a cab which includes in our package and also we provide the cab directly from mettupalayam to hotel( According to the members) just for Rs.1600.We do have a pickup and drop from Coimbatore just for Rs.2000.
  • In our package the toy train is also available if needed we will book the ticket for you.
  •  Our package also include  Sightseeing Places where you can get the details of all the sightseeing places in Ooty.
  •  We are available at any time.

 

Flight Travel        

  • There are no flight services available from Coimbatore  to Ooty.  
  • From Coimbatore you can either prefer cab or train.
  • From Coimbatore you can reach Mettupalayam by train . It might take around 1 hour.
  • From Coimbatore you can reach directly to Ooty via Cab. It might take around 3 hours.
  • From Mettupalayam either you can take the toy train or any cab.
  •  But travelling in toy train it might take a half a day to reach ooty.
  •  Instead of that avail our cab services Ooty Travels and reach Ooty quick, to enjoy the toy train we provide 45 min toy train completely free if you book it as Ooty Tour Packages
  • We provide a cab which includes in our package and also we provide the cab directly from Coimbatore  to the hotel( According to the members) just for Rs.1600.
  • In our package the toy train is also available if needed we will book the ticket for you.
  •  Our package also includes  Sightseeing Places where you can get the details of all the sightseeing places in Ooty.
  •  We are available at any time.

Bus Trave

Is there bus services from Coimbatore to Ooty? 

  • There are frequent buses available from Coimbatore to Ooty.  
  • You can take a direct bus from Coimbatore to Ooty. It takes around  4 hours.
  • If you want to reach Ooty quick, you can avail our cab services Ooty Travels and reach Ooty quick.
  • If you want to enjoy the toy train we provide 45 mins toy train completely free if you book it as Ooty Tour Packages
  • We provide a cab which includes in our package and also we provide the cab directly from Coimbatore to Ooty hotel( According to the members) just for Rs.2000.
  •  Our package also includes  Sightseeing Places where you can get the details of all the sightseeing places in Ooty.
  •  We are available at any time.

Coimbatore airport to ooty:

Distance and travel time from coimbatore airport to ooty:

Coimbatore airport  located at Peelamadu, is the nearest airport to ooty, and is at a  distance of about 90 km from queen of hills, ooty. Ooty is well connected to coimbatore via road, so there is no worry related to your travel from coimbatore to ooty, as ooty is easily accessible from coimbatore by different modes of transport like bus or cab. The travel time from coimbatore airport to ooty bus stand is approximately around 3 hours.

Travel route from Coimbatore airport to ooty:

There are two ways to reach ooty from coimbatore airport

Route 1 - Via Coonoor:

You can travel from coimbatore to ooty via Mettupalayam and Coonoor.

Coimbatore --->Mettupalayam ----> Coonoor ---> Ooty.

One of the best route from Coimbatore to ooty is via Coonoor, as the roads are wide and the route has most picturesque location and scenic views. Most of the public transport like government buses ply through this route.

Route 2 - Via Kotagiri:

The other route to reach ooty from coimbatore is via kotagiri

Coimbatore --->Mettupalayam ----> Kotagiri ---> Ooty.

Kotagiri road is not busy as Coonoor route, and the road is very steep compared to Coonoor route. The travel time is usually more via kotagiri route compared to Coonoor route. Most of the bikers prefer kotagiri route, as it offers more adventurous riding. 

Coimbatore airport to Ooty by Bus:

People reaching coimbatore airport need to go to New bus stand in Sai baba colony, to get ooty bus. there is no direct bus services from Coimbatore aiport to Ooty

First you have to take private/government bus or cab from airport to New bus stand in sai baba colony. There are many government buses starting from New bus stand, Sai baba colony to Ooty. Buses are available at every half an hour once from bus stand, but you need to wait in queue to board the bus, as  ooty bus is usually crowded.

The cheapest way to reach ooty from coimbatore is by bus via Coonoor route, but the travelling time is usually more than going by cab. Although the bus fare is cheaper, waiting in queue to get bus and usually crowded government buses, would make the journey tiresome.


Coimbatore airport to Ooty by Cab:

The best and fastest way to reach ooty from coimbatore airport is by cab or taxi. There are many cabs available outside airport, but the cost would be slightly high as they would charge extra for parking charges and toll charges collected at Burliyar.

The better option is to book a cab in prior before you reach airport, as there are many online cab booking options available which gives exact cab fare inclusive of all parking charges and toll gate charges. It is better to book ooty registration cab (TN43), as toll gate charges are not collected in Burliyar for ooty registration cabs.

There are different cabs available, starting at a price of Rs.2000 from coimbatore to ooty for a 4-seater cab. You can choose a variety of cabs from sedan cabs to normal cabs, according to your budget, luggage and number of persons.

So, book a cab in prior if you want to enjoy a hassle-free and smooth journey from coimbatore to ooty.

How safe is Coimbatore to Ooty Road :

Its super safe to ride anytime from coimbatore to Ooty, Its safest ghat road, its not like bangalore or mysore to Ooty road which has some restriction to ride in night

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