Bangalore to Coonoor Distance

Bangalore To Coonoor

(Coonoor To Bangalore)

Best way to travel from Bangalore to Coonoor

Total distance 285 km
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Coonoor is located at a distance of about 295 km from Bangalore. Coonoor is known for the production of Nilgiri tea and is well-connected to Bangalore by roadways and railways. However, the best way to reach Coonoor is by bus from Bangalore, which takes about 5 hours. The places covered between Bangalore to Coonoor include Bangalore - 59km -> Kanakapura - 70km -> Bannur - 35km -> Kadakola - 72km -> Bandipur - 68km -> Coonoor. There are several petrol pumps of Bharat Petroleum and HP, apart from hospitals, ATMs and road-side dhabas on the route.

Transport options from Bangalore to Coonoor

Bangalore to Coonoor By Bus: Take a direct bus from Bangalore to Coonoor, which takes around 5 hours. Several government luxury buses operated by the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation are available. The Coonoor bus terminal is located at a distance of about 9 km from the city centre and can be reached by bus, taxi or auto-rickshaw. Ideal for individual travellers and backpackers.

Bangalore to Coonoor By Car: Take a cab from Bangalore to Coonoor, which takes around 6 hours. The cost of cabs ranges from INR15 to INR45 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. Ideal for families, seniors and groups.

Bangalore to Coonoor By Train: No direct train is available from Bangalore to Coonor. However, you can take a train from Bangalore City Junction to Coimbatore Junction, the nearest railway station to Coonoor, which takes around 8 hours. Coonoor city centre is 72 km away from Coimbatore Junction and can be reached by auto-rickshaw, rickshaw or bus. Ideal for families, seniors and groups.

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Sandeep sreenivasa

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Sandeep sreenivasa
6.5/7
Posted Nov 30, 2015 Nov 30, 2015
Mode of Transport:Car
The drive is excellent and very scenic. I drove my own SUV. Have a good conditioned car/suv for the ghat drives. There are many hairpin curves and you will enjoy driving through the mountain. You will pass through many viewpoints and scenic sections of the hills. Have a good music system and songs to give you company. For me my family kept the company throughout the drive.
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Route Taken:NH 209
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Coonoor is a better place to stay rather than Ooty. It is very close by and with much less crowd. It is more close to nature and away from hustle bustle. At any point you can also drive to Ooty. You are more near to mother nature and in nature's lap. More greenery and beautiful places.more »
Trip Includes:  Kurumba Village Resort
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Iqbal Khuraishi
6/7
Posted Nov 7, 2015 Nov 7, 2015
Mode of Transport:Car
We visited Coonoor again after about 4 years. The roads are better and more facilities are now available en route.

We used our SUV to get there with family and the luggage on the roof rack. We took the Kalahatti (36-hairpin) road. The ride itself was good, with several options for rest stops and refreshments.

Good thing that we did this before the holiday crowd headed into the hills and during the weekdays (we were on the way out when the rest of holiday crowd was driving in).

Ooty in particular is getting crowded and traffic is getting to be a hassle within the town. Good get away if you plan right.
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Route Taken:Bangalore-Mysore Rd
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We are in De Rock yet again! And it has been as pleasurable as in our past visits. Charles is a great host and takes personal care to ensure the comfort of his guests. This time I was here with extended family that consisted of people from both ends of the age spectrum. Both the elderly and the...more »
Trip Includes:  | Coonoor | Dolphins Nose
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Johny Jain
5.5/7
Posted Oct 8, 2015 Oct 8, 2015
Mode of Transport:Taxi
We hired a Toyota Etios car from Savaari. We thought it will take 6-8 hours to reach Ooty from Bangalore but took almost 11 hours. We left at morning 5:30 and halted for an awesome breakfast at Kamat restaurant in Mysore road. We also carried some snacks which was good to munch on the way. There were 2 routes to Ooty from Mudumalai, one very steep around 36 kms and the other 67 km. We took the longer route as the driver himself was not confident of going on the shorter route as it had many dangerous hairpin bends. On the way, you would see several road-side vendors selling water melon, carrots, corn etc. It's worth to wait and have those.
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Route Taken:Bangalore-Mysore Rd
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We were a pair of couples and stayed for a day at The Nest. The booking was made via Stayzilla as an alternate to the booking which they initially made in a different hotel but was full. We went there without any previous reviews and had least expectations. Before we reached, we were called by...more »
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Hemanth h iyer
5/7
Posted Sep 16, 2015 Sep 16, 2015
Mode of Transport:Car
The route is narrow but you do avoid much of the Mysore road traffic. Not a lot of eateries en-route. The route definitely turns scenic post Masinagudi. The Hairpin Bends of Ooty are fun. We chose to take the longer but faster Coonoor -- Mettupalayam -- Salem -- Bangalore route on our way back.
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Route Taken:NH 209
Trip Includes:  Tea Nest
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Babin bennary
5.5/7
Posted Aug 30, 2015 Aug 30, 2015
Mode of Transport:Car
The experience via Bandipur Forest was quite awesome. We enjoyed the travel. We took our own car and it took around 7 hrs from Bangalore to reach Coonoor. Overall, good travel from Bangalore to Coonoor.
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Car Type:
  • Hatchback
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
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Route Taken:Bangalore-Mysore Rd
Trip Includes:  Tea Nest | Coonoor
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Bangalore to Coonoor By Train (201 Km)

Bangalore ––› Coimbatore
By Train 229 Km
Coimbatore ––› Coonoor
By Taxi 43 Km
Bangalore to Coimbatore by Train (229 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Ban... Coo... M T W T F S S
12257 Kochuveli Gr Banaswadi 21:27 04:06 N Y N Y N N Y
11013 Coimbatore Express Bangalore Cantt. 22:28 07:00 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
16315 Kochuveli Exp Bangalore Cantt. 17:30 00:05 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
16321 Trivandrum Express Bangalore Cantt. 17:30 00:05 N N N Y N N N
16331 Trivandram Exp Krishnarajapuram 10:30 18:45 Y N N N N N N
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Coimbatore to Coonoor by cab (43 Km)
Vehicle Rs/Km Estimate (Rs)
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 13 559
Ford Endeavor 35 1505
Ford Fiesta A/C 18 774
Ford Ikon A/C 17 731
Honda Accord 55 2365
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Bangalore to Coonoor By Car/Taxi (201 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica 8 1608
Toyota Qualis 9 1809
Chevrolet Tavera 9 1809
Tata Indica A/C 10 2010
Toyota Qualis A/C 10 2010
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  • Bus
    • Total distance:201 km
    • Duration: 3 Hrs by Bus
  • Taxi
    • Total distance:201 km
    • Duration: 3 Hrs by car
    • Price:from Rs. 6 per km
  • Trains
    • Best trains to take:Kochuveli Gr (12257), Kongu Express (12648)
    • Last station:Coimbatore
    • Total distance:201 km
  • Flights
    • Total distance:201 km
    • Nearest Airport:Coimbatore
  • Hotels
    • Hotels: 27 Hotel |
    • Hotel reviews: 1836
    • Awards: 7 of 84 hotels won Best of 2012 award

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