How to Reach Kodaikanal
The nearest railhead is Kodai road, 80km from Kodai where one can get connection to the long distance trains. At Kodai road railway retiring rooms and Hotel Tamil Nadu run by TTDC are available for stopover.
Kodaikanal is 120km from Madurai and 64km from Palani. Regular bus services operate to Kodai from different towns in the state.
The nearest airport is Madurai. It is 120 km from Kodaikanal from where flights are operated to Chennai, Bangalore, Trivandrum and other nearby destinations.
How to Reach Ooty
Nearest broad gauge railway head is Mettupalayam (46 kms). Major broad gauge railway junction is Coimbatore. It is connected with all major cities. A Mountain Railway that takes 4 hours for journey connects Mettupalayam to Ooty.
Ooty is connected to other parts of the country with good roads. Regular bus services from and to Ooty are operated by public and private transport organisations.
The nearest airport is at Coimbatore, 100km from Ooty. Coimbatore is connected to Bangalore, Chennai and Mumbai.