How to Reach Ooty

Ooty being a popular hill station amongst tourists is well-connected with most of the Indian cities. It is about 88 km from Coimbatore, which is the nearest domestic airport. Bangalore is about 295 km from Ooty and has numerous options for buses and trains. You can take flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai or any major city to Bangalore and Coimbatore, take the road and reach. There are overnight buses from Bangalore, Mysore, and Chennai to Ooty for a comfortable journey. You can even take a train from Chennai, Coimbatore, Mysore and Bangalore. The nearest train terminus is Mettupalayam, which is 40 km from Ooty.

On your Ooty tour packages, take a trip on the heritage train popularly known as the Nilgiri Mountain train, which is a World Heritage site. It takes you uphill through the tunnels and curves with scenic views and exciting moments. There is taxi service available as well, but nothing can beat the breathtaking train journey. There are some popular trains that will get you to the Heritage train terminus - Ooty Udagamandalam Passenger train, Mettupalayam Udagamandalam Passenger train, Mangalore Mail and Mangalore Express.

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