How to Reach Kodaikanal

By Air

The nearest airport is in Madurai. It is about 120 km away from Kodaikanal. From Madurai, you can use land or rail to reach Kodikanal. Coimbatore airport is about 170 km away and Trichy is 195 km away. People usually opt for Madurai airport because of its vicinity. If you want to have a scenic travel amidst nature, you can choose Coimbatore (a tourism destination by itself).


By Train

Kodaikanal railway station is about 80 km away from the main town of Kodaikanal. Since taxi is the only option for you to reach the town from the station, the fare would be very high. Railways connect a lot of important cities like Mumbai, Nagercoil, Chennai, Bangalore and many others.

By Road

Buses are very frequent and it is one of the most commonly used options by those who do not want to spend money for air tickets. Many cities in the country are connected to Kodaikanal through regular buses.

Do you want an enjoyable vacation trip? Drive to Kodaikanal in your own vehicle. The sceneries and other attractions on the way would enchant you. It is about 305 km from Bangalore and 439 km from Chennai. Once you reach Madurai, make sure to fill your fuel tank as there are not many gas stations that are available after Madurai. From Madurai, it is just a 3.5 to 4 hours journey. You can find a lot of high class hotels and restaurants on the way for you to relax and energize.

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