There are 6 ways to get from Karur to Mettupalayam by bus, train, night train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Karur to Salem
  2. Take the bus from Salem to Mettupalayam

₹750 - ₹1,000

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Train, night train  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Karur to Erode Jn 56109 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Erode Jn to Metupalaiyam 12671

₹203 - ₹220

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Train  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Karur to Erode Jn 56109 / ...
  2. Take the train from Erode Jn to Coimbatore Jn 16381 / ...

₹263 - ₹290

Taxi  •  2h 14m

  1. Take a taxi from Karur to Mettupalayam 145.4 km

₹3,600 - ₹4,400

Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from Karur to Mettupalayam 145.4 km

₹1,000 - ₹1,600

Uber  •  2h 14m

  1. Take an Uber from Karur to Mettupalayam 145.4 km

₹2,700 - ₹3,100

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The cheapest way to get from Karur to Mettupalayam is to train and night train which costs ₹200 - ₹220 and takes 6h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Karur to Mettupalayam is to taxi which costs ₹3,600 - ₹4,400 and takes 2h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karur to Mettupalayam. However, there are services departing from Karur and arriving at Mettupalayam via Salem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karur to Mettupalayam. However, there are services departing from Karur and arriving at Metupalaiyam via Erode Jn and Coimbatore Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 51m.

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The distance between Karur and Mettupalayam is 131 km. The road distance is 145.4 km.

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The best way to get from Karur to Mettupalayam without a car is to bus which takes 5h 45m and costs ₹750 - ₹1,000.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Karur to Mettupalayam, including transfers.

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Karur to Mettupalayam bus services, operated by Parveen Travels, depart from Karur station.

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Karur to Mettupalayam train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Karur station.

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The best way to get from Karur to Mettupalayam is to bus which takes 5h 45m and costs ₹750 - ₹1,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹260 - ₹290 and takes 5h 51m.

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  • Distance: 130.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 45m

What companies run services between Karur, India and Mettupalayam, India?

You can take a bus from Karur to Mettupalayam via Salem in around 5h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Karur to Mettupalayam via Erode Jn and Coimbatore Jn in around 5h 51m.

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Karur to Mettupalayam bus services, operated by Parveen Travels, arrive at Mettupalayam station.

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Karur to Mettupalayam train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Coimbatore Jn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karur to Mettupalayam is 145 km. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from Karur to Mettupalayam.

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There are 140+ hotels available in Mettupalayam. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Flag of India Mettupalayam, India

Mettupalayam is a taluk of Coimbatore Rural district, located to the north of the city of Coimbatore on the way to Ooty. It is located in the foot hills of Nilgiri hills about 38 km north of downtown Coimbatore, in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Mettupalayam is the third largest township in the district and one of the fast developing suburbs on the northern side of Coimbatore. As of 2011, the town had a population of 66,595. - Wikipedia

Things to do in Mettupalayam

  • Doddabetta

    Doddabetta is the highest mountain in the Nilgiri Hills at 2,637 metres (8,650 feet). There is a reserved forest area around the peak. It is 9 km from Ooty, on the Ooty-Kotagiri Road in the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu, India. It is a popular tourist attraction with road access to the summit. It is the fourth highest peak in South India next to Anamudi, Mannamalai and Meesapulimala. The peaks Hecuba (2375 m), Kattadadu (2418 m) and Kulkudi (2439 m) are the three closely linked summits in the west of the Doddabetta range near to Udagamandalam (Ooty).

  • Sim's Park

    Sim's Park is in Coonoor, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu. It is an important tourist place to visit in Coonoor, at a height of 1780 meters above mean sea level. Here the maximum temperature goes up to 30 degree Celsius and the minimum falls to 5°C. The average rain fall of this garden is 150 cm. It extends over an area of 12 hectares of undulating land and possesses a number of natural advantages.

  • Black Thunder (theme park)

    Black Thunder is a water theme park located in Tamil Nadu, India. It is situated at the foot of Nilgiris near Mettupalayam, in Coimbatore 40 km north of the city and occupies an area of about 75 acre. The park offers about 49 rides, Surf Hill and the Wild River Ride notable among them. The park has a hotel situated within its premises.

  • Catherine Falls

    Catherine Falls is a double-cascaded waterfall located in Kotagiri, The Nilgiris District, Tamil nadu and it is also a major tourist spot in Kotagiri, located on the Mettupalayam road branching off at Aravenu. The upper fall drops to the floor, and is the second highest in the Nilgiri mountains. The waters from the upper stream of the Kallar river are crossed by the invisible Mettupalyam-Ooty road beyond the mountains in the south-west. The height of water falls is about 250 ft.Catherine Falls is named after the wife of M.D. Cockburn, believed to have introduced the coffee plantation to Kotagiri. The native name of the Catherine Falls is Geddhehaada Halla, meaning "Foothills Dale River". It can clearly been seen from the top of Dolphin's Nose if seeing the entire waterfall as one total impression is what you are looking for. It is also possible to take a road to the top of the falls.

Places to stay in Mettupalayam

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