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There are 4 ways to get from Erode to Ooty by train, night train, taxi or car

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Train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Erode Junction (ED) to Metupalaiyam (MTP) Mas-Mtp Nilagiri Exp

$10 - $24

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Train, night train  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Erode Junction (ED) to Metupalaiyam (MTP) Mas-Mtp Nilagiri Exp
  2. Take the night train from Metupalaiyam (MTP) to Udagamandalam (UAM) Mtp Uam Pass

$3 - $26

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Erode to Ooty 97.6 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Erode to Ooty 97.6 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Erode to Ooty is to drive which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Erode to Ooty is to taxi which costs ₹2,100 - ₹2,500 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Erode to Ooty. However, there are services departing from Erode Junction (ED) and arriving at Udagamandalam (UAM) via Metupalaiyam (MTP). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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The distance between Erode and Ooty is 113 km. The road distance is 156.2 km.

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The best way to get from Erode to Ooty without a car is to train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs ₹750 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Erode to Ooty, including transfers.

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Erode to Ooty train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Erode Junction (ED) station.

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Erode to Ooty train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Udagamandalam (UAM) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Erode to Ooty is 156 km. It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to drive from Erode to Ooty.

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There are 571+ hotels available in Ooty. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 70.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between Erode, India and Ooty, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Erode to Ooty once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $14 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

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