Ooty is located at a distance of about 127 km from Mysore. The hill station is also known as Udhagamandalam and is well-connected to Mysore by roadways and railways. The best way to reach Ooty from Mysore is by car that takes about 3 hours. The places covered during the journey to Ooty are Mysore - 25km -> Nanjangudu - 37km -> Gundlupet - 56km -> Kadasholai - 11km -> Ooty. On the way to Ooty, Jungle Bungalows, PHC Kallatty Hospital and several small restaurants are located. Besides, ATMs and petrol pumps can also be found at regular intervals on this route.
Transport options from Mysore to Ooty
Mysore to Ooty By Car: Take a cab from Mysore to Ooty that takes around 3 hours. The cost of cabs ranges from INR12 to INR55 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. Ideal for families, seniors and group travellers.
Mysore to Ooty By Bus: Take a bus from Mysore to Ooty that takes about 4 hours. The Ooty bus stand is located in the city centre. Ideal for youngsters, individuals and backpackers.
We had a pleasant journey but did not get to see much at night. The bus was clean and the seats were good. The bus was not A/C nor did we need the same as the climate was quite good. The journey was mostly through the jungles between the two states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The greenery is evident once the journey begins but we miss it as it gets dark. It is worth waking up early to see the scenes from the window. We were fortunate to see an Elephant, which is considered lucky also. We were satisfied with the transport as we wanted to be fresh to explore the hill station.
We travelled from Mysore to Ooty by A/C Force Traveller. It was nice journey. Good road with less traffic and beautiful site. We enjoyed more in our journey. We visited Bandipur Tiger Reserve on the way. It's become memorable to us. We started from near Mysore Railway Station. Museum at 8'clock morning and reach Bandipur on 2' o-clock at afternoon. We booked bus for forest by online. So, at 3-30 Pm bus left from Tiger reserve office and returned 4-30 pm. Then return to Ooty and reach there at 7-30 Pm. Road was clean and beautiful. Traffic was very low.
The travel was good we saw Bandipur Wild life sanctuary and saw deer, peacocks on the way. It was beautiful and scenic. Though we were scared that we might encounter tigers but I wanted to see one live tiger but did not see one. Saw lots of monkeys and deers all through.
Road travel is good as roads are good. It has taken us about 5 to 6 hrs by road to travel. You will see lot of animal which includes elephant, deer, peacock, goat etc. In the evening time temperature is perfect and everyone enjoyed the weather. All the faculty are provided in the road like petrol, restaurant, CCD etc..
This route has:
Kozhikode-Mysore-Kollegal Hwy/NH 212 and Coimbatore - Ooty - Gundlupet Hwy
We travelled in our own car and the journey in the car was good. Fully busy traffic was there from Mysore to Nanjangud and the roads are in very worst conditions. After Nanjangud journey took its excitement as weather was excellent.
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