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

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Bus  •  12h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Rameswaram to Gandhipuram 636Ud
  2. Take the bus from Gandhipuram to Ooty 783Ud

$9 - $18

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Night train, taxi  •  12h 32m

  1. Take the night train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Coimbatore Nrth (CBF) Rmm-Cbe Wkly Exp.
  2. Take a taxi from Coimbatore Nrth (CBF) to Ooty

$25 - $38

Taxi  •  7h 5m

  1. Take a taxi from Rameswaram to Ooty 285.9 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  7h 5m

  1. Drive from Rameswaram to Ooty 285.9 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly, bus, taxi  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
  2. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Kochi (COK) IXM - COK
  3. Take the bus from Thrissur to Palakkad
  4. Take a taxi from Palakkad to Ooty

$57 - $112

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The cheapest way to get from Rameswaram to Ooty is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹1,400 and takes 12h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Rameswaram to Ooty is to taxi which costs ₹7,000 - ₹8,500 and takes 7h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rameswaram to Ooty. However, there are services departing from Rameswaram and arriving at Ooty via Gandhipuram. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 41m.

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The distance between Rameswaram and Ooty is 371 km. The road distance is 457.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rameswaram to Ooty without a car is to bus which takes 12h 41m and costs ₹600 - ₹1,400.

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It takes approximately 12h 41m to get from Rameswaram to Ooty, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Madurai Airport to Kochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rameswaram to Ooty is 458 km. It takes approximately 7h 5m to drive from Rameswaram to Ooty.

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  • Distance: 232 miles
  • Duration: 12h 41m

What companies run services between Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India and Ooty, India?

You can take a bus from Rameswaram to Ooty via Gandhipuram in around 12h 41m.

Airlines
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Madurai to Kochi
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Rameswaram to Gandhipuram
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Gandhipuram to Ooty
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Thrissur to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Coimbatore Nrth (CBF) to Ooty
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
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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Air India Express offers flights from Madurai Airport to Kochi Airport.

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