The hill station of Ooty is located in Tamil Nadu and is well connected to Bangalore via roads. As Ooty does not have an airport or broad gauge railway station, hence, direct flights and trains are not available from Bangalore. While the fastest way to reach Ooty from Bangalore will be to hire a taxi, the cheapest option will be to take the train from Bangalore to Mysore and continue the onward journey by bus. The nearest airport to Ooty connecting to Bangalore is the Coimbatore airport. From the Coimbatore airport, taxis charging around Rs 2,500 are available for Ooty.
No direct trains are available from Bangalore to Ooty. Tourists have the option of choosing from Kannur Exp or similar trains that run from Bangalore to Mysore or making reservation with Tpty Cmnr Pass that connect Bangalore with Nanjanagud. From here buses and taxis can be availed to reach Ooty. Train journey from Bangalore to Ooty takes approximately 9-10 hours. Taxi from Mysore or Nanjanagud to Ooty will cost around Rs 1,400 for a drop.
Ooty is well linked with Bangalore through roadways and there are regular bus services from Bangalore, ranging from non-A/C to A/C Volvo which charges anywhere between Rs 600 to Rs 1,500. KSRTC runs 1 direct bus daily from Bangalore to Ooty. Kpn, SRS and GreenLine Travels are the private operators that provide regular bus services to Ooty from Bangalore. It is best to take overnight sleeper buses which take approximately 8 hours to reach Ooty from Bangalore.
Taxis are the most convenient and fastest way to travel to Ooty from Bangalore. Fare is around Rs 7,200 for a round trip and takes around 6 hours to reach Ooty.
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