There are 5 ways to get from Madurai to Ooty by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Coimbatore Junction (CBE) Ten Dr Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Ooty

$21 - $35

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Bus  •  8 h 41 min

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

$11 - $16

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Taxi  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Ooty 176.7 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Madurai to Ooty 176.7 miles

$28 - $45

Fly, taxi  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Coimbatore (CJB) IXM - CJB
  2. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Ooty

$59 - $223

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No, there is no direct bus from Madurai to Ooty. However, there are services departing from Madurai and arriving at Ooty via Gandhipuram. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 41 min.

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The distance between Madurai and Ooty is 228 km. The road distance is 282.7 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Ooty without a car is to train and taxi which takes 6 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Madurai to Ooty, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Madurai Airport to Coimbatore Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Ooty is 283 km. It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to drive from Madurai to Ooty.

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Jet Airways, Jet Lite, SriLankan Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Madurai Airport to Coimbatore Airport.

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There are 549+ hotels available in Ooty. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Madurai to Ooty.
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  • Distance: 142.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

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

You can take a bus from Madurai to Ooty via Coimbatore and Gandhipuram in around 8 h 41 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madurai to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Madurai to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Madurai to Coimbatore via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Madurai to Coimbatore via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Madurai to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Madurai to Coimbatore via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madurai to Coimbatore via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madurai to Coimbatore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Train operators
Bus operators
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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The best way to get from Madurai to Madurai Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs .

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