How to Reach Coonoors

By Air

There is no airport in Coonoor. The nearest airport to Coonoor is Coimbatore airport which is about 70 km away. The nearest international airport is in Chennai or Bangalore or Trichy.

By Train

The only railway route available in Coonoor is Nilgiri Mountain Train that runs between Ooty and Mettupalayam. You need to reach Coimbatore railway station or Mettupalaym railway station to take this train. The train route would be an amazing experience as it would be serene during foggy morning. It is a world heritage site and this train route is also called as the toy train. The major broad gauge is in Coimbatore. It is connected to many cities and states in the country.

By Road

Just like the train route, the road route is also very scenic. People opt for buses, tourist cabs or self driving during tourist season to enjoy the enchanting environment. The most commonly opted road routes are Ooty to Coonoor (17 km), Coimbatore to Coonoor (67 km) and Mettupalayam to Coonoor (34 km). There are frequent buses to Coonoor from Bangalore, Calicut, Coimbatore, Mysore, Chennai, Tirupathi and many other places. If you are self driving, be aware that the roads will be wet and slippery during monsoon period.

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