About 98 km from Coimbatore, which has the nearest airport.
Ooty is on the narrow gauge railway, connected to Mettupalayam (47
km), which is directly connected to Coimbatore(98 Km)and Chennai(539
Km). The famous toy train connects Ooty with Mettupalayam and Coonoor(17
A good network of roads and national highways connect Ooty
with all major towns and cities. There are regular bus services
to and from Coimbatore(98 Km), Trichy (302 Km), Bangalore (290 Km),
Madurai (325 Km), Kanyakumari (587 Km), Mysore (155 Km), Palghat
(145 Km), Calicut(125 Km), Tirupati (362 Km)and other important
destinations in South India. Ooty is also well connected with major
cities of Kerala and Karnataka.
Taxis, tourist cabs, auto rickshaws are available in plenty.
There are no standard rates except tourist cabs. Town buses are
also available to all important places. Conducted sight seeing tours
are arranged by the private operators and the Government Tourism