Reaching Kodaikanal

Reaching Kodaikanal is considered as a very comfortable journey as the place has a wide network of roads. There are railways stations and air terminals too that connect Kodaikanal with other adjoining places. However reaching Kodaikanal through the roadways is quite convenient as it has links even to the remotest parts of the place.

The bus services offered by Kodaikanal are quite regular in nature and also the frequency is good. The places from where buses ply on a regular basis include Trichy, Coimbatore, Madurai, Palani, Kumili, Dindigul, Theni, Ooty and Chennai.

People who are coming from all these locations can easily avail the bus services through which they can reach to Kodaikanal directly.

The buses plying between Dindigul and Kodaikanal cover a total of 105 km, whereas those from Madurai cover 120 km. The buses starting from Coimbatore towards Kodaikanal have to drive a distance of 175 km and from Chennai the distance is 520 km.

From Trichy to Kodaikanal, the road distance is 197 km and from Ooty the place is situated at a distance of 264 km.

Apart from buses, Kodaikanal can be arrived at through railways also. The nearest railhead to Kodaikanal is at Palani which is 64 km away.

There is another railway station at Kodai road which is about 80 km from the place. Those coming via airways have to get down at Madurai which is located at a distance of 120 km.

Being facilitated by all the transportation alternatives reaching Kodaikanal has become quite easy and comfortable for one and all.

Last Updated on : 05 May 2011