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

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Train, taxi  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Coimbatore Junction (CBE) Ers-Sbc Intercity Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Ooty

$20 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Cochin to Coimbatore
  2. Take the bus from Gandhipuram to Ooty 783Ud

$12 - $20

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kochi to Ooty 184.8 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Kochi to Ooty 184.8 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kochi to Ooty is to bus which costs ₹900 - ₹1,500 and takes 7 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kochi to Ooty is to taxi which costs ₹4,200 - ₹5,500 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Kochi and Ooty is 171 km. The road distance is 295.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kochi to Ooty without a car is to train and taxi which takes 5 h 4 min and costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,600.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Kochi to Ooty, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kochi to Ooty is 296 km. It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to drive from Kochi to Ooty.

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There are 539+ hotels available in Ooty. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 106.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

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

You can take a bus from Kochi to Ooty via Cochin, Coimbatore, and Gandhipuram in around 7 h 43 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus from Gandhipuram to Ooty
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Ooty
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Ola Cabs
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Bharathi Taxi
+91 91 30 002000
Meru Cabs
+91 422 44 22 44 22

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