Reaching Munnar via air is not possible as the place has no airport. The closest railhead connecting to Madurai is also located at Angamali. From here, travelers can opt for taxi service to reach Munnar.
Frequent direct buses from Madurai to Munnar are available and it takes around 2 hours. Taxis can also be hired and it cost up to Rs 3,300 for a round trip.
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3 hrs, 10 mins (153 km)
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Monsoon shower lasts till this month; days are mostly sunny with pleasant cold nights. The beautiful surroundings of lush greenery become more attractive and fresh in this period. After rains, this month is really a good time to experience verdant green tea gardens/estates like Tata Tea Museum and Kolukkumalai Tea Estate. Visiting Chinnakanal Waterfalls is also enjoyable. In fact, an ideal time to explore the scenic beauty of this picturesque hill station.
No, the exact distance between Madurai(Tamil Nadu) to Munnar(Kerala) is about 165 Kms. Local Buses from Madurai are available at Aryapalla Bus Stand and the bus takes around 2 hours to reach Theni charging a fare of Rs. 24/- each passanger. Thereafter another bus takes more than four hours to reach munnar. but from Madurai to Munnar going by car will be more appropriate