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There are 4 ways to get from Kerala to Ooty by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Coimbatore Junction (CBE) Kerala Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Ooty

$23 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15h

  1. Take the bus from Trivandrum to Ooty 783Ud

$1 - $18

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  7h 16m

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Ooty 310.3 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  7h 16m

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Ooty 310.3 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Kerala to Ooty is to bus which costs ₹100 - ₹1,300 and takes 15h.

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The quickest way to get from Kerala to Ooty is to taxi which costs ₹6,500 - ₹8,000 and takes 7h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trivandrum and arriving at Ooty. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h.

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The distance between Kerala and Ooty is 120 km. The road distance is 496.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kerala to Ooty without a car is to train and taxi which takes 10h 14m and costs ₹1,700 - ₹2,700.

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It takes approximately 10h 14m to get from Kerala to Ooty, including transfers.

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Kerala to Ooty bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Trivandrum station.

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Kerala to Ooty bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Ooty station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kerala to Ooty is 496 km. It takes approximately 7h 16m to drive from Kerala to Ooty.

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There are 567+ hotels available in Ooty. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 74.8 miles
  • Duration: 10h 14m

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

SETC operates a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Ooty once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $18 and the journey takes 15h.

Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Trivandrum to Ooty
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $18
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Ooty
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 422 44 22 44 22
Website
meru.in
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in

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