Ooty to Bangalore Distance

Ooty To Bangalore

(Bangalore To Ooty)

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Total distance 265 km
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The distance between Ooty and Bangalore, is almost 265 km. It can take six to seven hours, to reach Bangalore from Ooty, by road. The best way to reach Bangalore from Ooty, is by bus. There are many buses which run every day between Ooty and Bangalore. The KSRTC has an informative website, with a list of all the buses between Ooty and Bangalore. Journey by bus, can cost you anything between Rs. 420 to Rs. 780, depending on the kind of bus. It is advisable to travel at night.

Transport options from Ooty to Bangalore

Ooty to Bangalore By Bus: Take a direct bus from Ooty to Bangalore, which takes around 7 hours. Several state transport buses ply between these two destinations. Bus station at Bangalore is about 5 km away from the city centre. You can reach the city centre by hiring cabs or taxis. Travelling by bus is an ideal option for backpackers and individual travellers.

Ooty to Bangalore By Car: Hire a cab or rent a car from Ooty to Bangalore, which takes around 7 hours. Cost of cab ranges from INR9 to INR25 per kilometre, depending upon the type of the car. Suitable option for those travelling with families and in groups.

Ooty to Bangalore By Train: No direct train is available from Ooty to Bangalore. However, you can take a direct train from Coimbatore Railway Station to Bangalore City Junction, which takes around 7 hours. Ooty is situated at distance of about 89 km from Coimbatore Railway Station. Taxis and buses take around 1 hour to reach Ooty from Coimbatore Railway Station. Suitable for families travelling with seniors and kids.

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Jay Gaglani

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Jay Gaglani
6.4/7
Posted 2 months ago Mar 30, 2016
Mode of Transport:Bus
The travellers should travel by bus only if they are travelling in month of December as the scenic beauty can be seen which can make their mood more relishing and it is the most reliable way of travelling in case travelling with friends or family. Such an awesome experience.
Bus operator: Neeta Travels
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Sathish Kumar

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Sathish Kumar
6/7
Posted Oct 30, 2013 Oct 30, 2013
Mode of Transport:Bus
Excellent travel, the kind of bus that our KSRTC is opted for the hill station like ooty is more appreciable and an awesome travel. Good seats and amenities like blankets were very good and halt at Mysore is very good and at right time. Best about the travel is in the night bus leaves the station by 10.30 and reaches the destination at the scheduled time early morning and the day is not wasted any where or time in travelling. Travellers must carry the water bottles.
Bus operator: KSRTC
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When i thought about the honeymoon trip two places were in the mind first ooty and second munnar it was advised munnar is hotter than ooty so i had opted for first choice. The destination is awesome i am saying in the month of may which is extreme hot so imagine during winter. Hotel is...more »
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Savio Santiago
7/7
Posted Jan 21, 2015 Jan 21, 2015
Mode of Transport:Taxi
We hired a Figo self drive car from Zoomcar. It was affordable and we took the car from Bangalore. We went through Mysore, Bandipur Forest, Mudumalai Forest, Masinagudi, Ooty. The ride was really superb. We started by Friday night at 11.30 pm and reached Saturday morning by 8-9 am. There was a check post near Bandipur Forest which opens by 6 am to 6 pm after that they close the gate. We stopped for a safari ride in Bandipur Forest. The ride through the forests was very nice so go slow and enjoy the forest greenery. There was check-in when you enter Mudumalai Forest. They have many speed bumps so drive cautiously and enjoy the splendid view.
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Route Taken:Bangalore - Mysore Rd
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Located near Ooty Railway Station and Bus Stand this place is really good. We got the hotel just like that when we were searching for rooms and we were happy about finding this place. Nearby there are also petty shops and also a Hydrebad biriyani shop. Biryani was little pricey but i liked the...more »
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Dr.shabbir Sayeed
4.5/7
Posted Jan 19, 2016 Jan 19, 2016
Mode of Transport:Car
Early on a Monday morning last week we set out on a short family vacation from Bangalore to Ooty in our Ertiga. As usual the Bangalore-Mysore highway was crowded even at 7:30 AM making the city stretch a cumbersome exercise. However, once on the freeway the going was fairly smooth. My 21 year old son was at the wheel for the first leg up to Mysore. Breakfast at the midway point food court in the A2B joint was quick and simple. We avoided the city troubles by taking the ring road at Columbia-Asia Hospital and reached the Nanjangud Road in about 3 hours.

That was the end of smooth sailing. Horrible road condition till Gundlupet due to roadworks made the going frustratingly slow and bumpy. I took the wheel for the second leg of the trip all the way to the top. Road condition was not that bad till the Karnataka border through the Bandipur Sanctuary. Not much to sight as the sun was scorching and the animals had a retreat, except a few herds of deer lazily grazing by the roadside. Of course, a couple of sightings of large lizards darting across the road and a Bison-like animal ambling across the grassy expanse at a distance were the only punctuation in our otherwise plain journey. Theppakadu Elephant camp was deserted considering the time of day that we reached there.

The steep climb via Masinagudi route was both interesting and strenuous for our Ertiga. By mid afternoon we reached Charing Cross in Ooty and after a quick lunch in A2B restaurant we headed for the Hotel for the rest of the day. Sinclairs Resort on Gorishola Road was our final destination. The overall experience during this 6hr drive was good. Lack of convenience facilities such as clean eateries and toilets, particularly for the ladies was felt at times after Mysore and hope someone takes care of such essentials on this oft frequented route.
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Route Taken:Bangalore - Mysore Rd
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It was a purposeful family vacation only to retreat and relax for two nights and so we chose this resort off the beaten track and away from the usual crowds. Sinclairs property enjoys a beautiful location with some very fine sunset view in the evening and expansive lawns to stroll around. Food...more »
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Phinny Joseph
7/7
Posted Mar 18, 2015 Mar 18, 2015
Mode of Transport:Taxi
Travel started, by booking a Taxi and the car was SUV 7+1 Seater. And the journey started from home by early morning around 6:00 AM from our home. And car was brand new in SUV 2014 model, with superb comfort. By the way, our entire family was in that car. My dad, mom, brother with his wife and one child, and second brother, and I, so it was totally 7 People plus the driver. Driver was good and he was well-mannered. And his driving was great too. Not over speed and no unwanted over takes. So journey from our residence towards Ooty started and we picked route Via Mysore. So that route Via Mysore goes through the Wild Forest. So that was certainly a best route to be picked when you are going out to explore the beautiful nature and creation.

So we reached Mysore nearly about 10 am-11 am then we picked the route which is under forest authority which is the way towards Ooty. So the road was two way road but single road without a divider but the road was well-maintained and superb smooth. And while travelling we saw Elephants, Deer, Monkeys and some small small animals. There were areas where it gave warning that its the area of lion but we did not see them.

Then by 1:00 pm we reached our hotel in Ooty. Journey was great but slight tiredness was there. Then we got refreshed and then had lunch from hotel and then relaxed for a while. Then evening we went to see the beautiful garden, and also the boating we did. We enjoyed the weather climate in Ooty, cold with little drizzling of rain and also clouds hovering around the mountains, its just the perfect experience to be experienced us or train.
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Route Taken:Bangalore - Mysore Rd
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Ooty to Bangalore By Car/Taxi (199 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 10 1990
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 2388
Toyota Qualis A/C 12 2388
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 13 2587
Mahindra Xylo A/C 13 2587
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    • Total distance:199 km
    • Duration: 3 Hrs by Bus
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    • Total distance:199 km
    • Duration: 3 Hrs by car
    • Price:from Rs. 9 per km
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