Kodaikanal by Train


Reaching Kodaikanal by Train require the travelers to get down either at the Kodai Railhead or at the Palani railway station.

While the Kodai Road railway station is located at a distance of around 80 km from the place, the Palani railhead is comparatively closer to Kodaikanal. Being situated at a distance of about 64 km away, Palani Railway station offers regular train services to all other major locations.

There are both passenger and express trains that pass through the Kodai Road railway station. Some of the passenger trains that are available from Kodai Road station are Dindugal-Madurai, Nagarcoil-Coimbatore, Palaghat-Rameswaram, Palaghat-Madurai, Tirunelveli-Thanjavur Erode, Coimbatore-Nagarcoil, Coimbatore-Madurai, Rameswaram-Palaghat and Madurai-Coimbatore fast passengers.

Some of the the express trains that pass through the Kodai Road railway junction include such names as Nagarcoil Chennai Central Weekly, Chennai Egmore-Tirunelveli-Nellai, Chennai Egmore-Madurai Pandian, Rameswaram-Coimbatore, Nagarcoil-Mumbai CSTM, Tuticorin-Chennai Egmore Pearl city, among several others.

Both the railways stations at Kodai Road and Palani are equipped with a ticket booking counter and a tourist information cell. People coming from other Indian cities get all the required information regarding the departure and arrival of trains from the information cells of the Kodaikanal railway stations.

Since the trains have a commendable frequency and the tickets are available at competitive rates, hence more and more tourists prefer to opt for railway travel services to visit Kodaikanal.

Also the facilities provided by the trains of Kodaikanal, like the berths, pantry and toilettes are up to the mark. This also helps in increasing the number of passengers who like to reach Kodaikanal by train.

Last Updated on : 05 May 2011