The mesmerizing beauty of this Kodaikanal located in South India is the perfect
break to an exhausted mind looking for some calm and nerve-soothing environment.
The lush green and picturesque landscape of Kodaikanal is just the ideal weekend
getaway which will make for a memorable trip. Transportation access to Kodaikanal
is excellently interwoven thereby making reaching Kodaikanal quite easy. The convenience
of different modes of transport makes the trip obstacle free.
Following are the mode of transport available to reach Kodaikanal:
Kodaikanal does not have its own airport. Nearest airport to Kodaikanal is Madurai
airport which is at a distance of 120 km from Kodaikanal. Regular air services from
Madurai connect the town to all the major cities of southern India and important
metros of the rest of the country. Similarly, Coimbatore is the nearest major airport
which is connected to many cities in India. Coimbatore is about 180 km from Kodaikanal.
Kodaikanal is well connected by state highways to cities like Chennai, Ooty, Trichy,
Coimbatore and Madurai. Regular bus services are available from Madurai, Palani,
Kodaikanal Road, Tiruchirapalli, Kumuli and Coimbatore. Both public as well as private
operators operate these buses. Pre-paid Call Taxis and vans are also available for
The nearest railway stations to reach Kodaikanal are the Kodai Road Railway Station
(80km), Palani Railway Station (64 km) and Dindigul Railway Junction (120 km). However,
Coimbatore junction(175km) is the major rail head which is well connected to all
cities in India.
As far as Local Transport is concerned buses, taxis and vans are available to take
you around. Unfortunately, there are no auto rickshaws available in Kodaikanal.