There are 8 ways to get from Kollam to Ooty by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Coimbatore Junction (CBE) Kcvl-Sbc Exp. / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Ooty

$22 - $36

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Bus  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Kollam to Ernakulam
  2. Take the bus from Cochin to Coimbatore
  3. Take the bus from Gandhipuram to Ooty

$18 - $27

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Taxi  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kollam to Ooty 263.6 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Kollam to Ooty 263.6 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Trivandrum, fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Trivandrum Pett (TVP)
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Coimbatore (CJB) TRV - CJB
  3. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Ooty

$71 - $342

Train to Trivandrum, fly to Calicut, taxi  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Trivandrum Pett (TVP)
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Calicut (CCJ) TRV - CCJ
  3. Take a taxi from Calicut to Ooty

$76 - $163

Train to Trivandrum, fly to Kochi, taxi  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Trivandrum Pett (TVP)
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Kochi (COK) TRV - COK
  3. Take a taxi from Kochi to Ooty

$72 - $198

Train to Kochi, fly to Calicut, taxi  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Calicut (CCJ) COK - CCJ
  3. Take a taxi from Calicut to Ooty

$92 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Kollam to Ooty is to bus which costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,000 and takes 11 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kollam to Ooty is to train and fly and taxi which costs ₹5,500 - ₹12,000 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kollam to Ooty. However, there are services departing from Kollam and arriving at Ooty via Cochin and Gandhipuram. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 22 min.

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The distance between Kollam and Ooty is 282 km. The road distance is 421.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kollam to Ooty without a car is to train and taxi which takes 8 h 49 min and costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,700.

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It takes approximately 8 h 49 min to get from Kollam to Ooty, including transfers.

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Kollam to Ooty bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Kollam station.

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There is no direct flight from Trivandrum Airport to Coimbatore Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kollam to Ooty is 422 km. It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to drive from Kollam to Ooty.

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  • Distance: 176.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from Kollam to Ooty via Ernakulam, Cochin, Coimbatore, and Gandhipuram in around 11 h 22 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Trivandrum to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Trivandrum to Coimbatore via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Trivandrum to Coimbatore via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Trivandrum to Coimbatore via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Trivandrum to Kochi
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Flights from Trivandrum to Kochi
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Flights from Kochi to Calicut
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $65
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Trivandrum to Coimbatore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Coimbatore via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,400
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Kochi
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Coimbatore Junction (CBE)
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $16
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irctc.co.in
Train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Trivandrum Pett (TVP)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Aluva (AWY)
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kollam to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Cochin to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Gandhipuram to Ooty
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Ooty
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 422 44 22 44 22
Website
meru.in

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Jet Lite, SriLankan Airlines, Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Trivandrum Airport to Coimbatore Airport.

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