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  Nearest Airports

Madurai: 120 Kms
Coimbatore : 170 Kms
Trichy: 195 Kms

  Nearest Railway Stations

Kodai Road : 85 Kms
Palani: 65 Kms

  Distance From Kodaikanal

Madurai : 120 Kms
Coimbatore : 170 Kms
Dindigul : 90 Kms
Trichy: 195 Kms
Chennai : 520 Kms
Bangalore: 500 Kms
Palani: 65 Kms
Cochin: 330 Kms
Ooty : 260 Kms
Kanniyakumari : 370 Kms
Rameswaram : 300 Kms




























THE ONLY HAIR PIN BEND

  Time schedule

  Air timings.

Madurai

Flight No.DepartureArrival
PlaceTimePlaceTime
IA : IC 671Mumbai9.20Chennai11.05
Chennai11.45Madurai12.40
IC 672Madurai13.20Chennai14.15
Chennai14.55Mumbai16.40
Jet AirwaysMumbai9.35Madurai11.30
Madurai12.00Mumbai13.55


Trichy

Flight No.DepartureArrivalDays
PlaceTimePlaceTime
IA : IC 994Trichy10.40Chennai11.30Wed, Tue, Thu & Sat
IC 9684.405.30
IC 99610.4011.40Sun
IC 96716.35Cochin17.15Mon, Wed & Fri
IC 99313.15Kozhikode14.00Tue
IC 99513.0513.50Sat
IC 99313.15Fujairah16.35Tue
IC 99313.15Kuwait18.20Tue
IC 99513.0518.20Sat
IC 99513.05Ras-Alkhaimah16.55Sat
IC 96716.35Sharjah20.25Wed & Fri



  Trains available from Madurai to Kodairode.

Train No.Train NameSourceDestinationArrival TimeDeparture TimeDays
6718Pandian ExpressMaduraiChennai Egmore-19.15All Days
6704Pearl City ExpressTuticorinChennai Egmore20.1020.20All Days
6120Nellai ExpressTirunelveliChennai Egmore21.2021.30All Days
6121ExpressChennai EgmoreKanniyakumari03.4003.50All Days



  Buses are available in the below said timings from Madurai.

The Buses to Kodaikanal from Madurai - Arapalayam Bus stand.

TypeChargeTimings
Ordinary BusRs.26/-6.20am, 6.40am, 7.10am, 7.40am, 8.45am, 9.15am, 10.30am, 12.45pm, 1.20pm, 2.50pm, 4.50pm
Express BusRs.42/-12.40pm


  Rented Car and Van from Madurai

By Car the rent is Rs.1450/- ( per day ) including driver ( bata ) & diesel charge.It is possible to travel maximum of 250Kms. Above 250Kms they have to pay Rs.3.75/- per Km. For the next day the Car rent will be Rs.450/- in addition the extra charge per Km is Rs.3.75/- & Rs.75/- as driver ( bata ) charge.

By Van the rent is Rs.1700/- ( per day ) including driver ( bata ) & diesel charge.It is possible to travel maximum of 250Kms. Above 250Kms they have to pay Rs.4/- per Km. For the next day the Car rent will be Rs.700/- in addition the extra charge per Km is Rs.4/- & Rs.75/- as driver ( bata ) charge.


  For further details contact

Tamilnadu Tourism Development Corporation
Moonchikal Stop
Kodaikanal - 624 101.
PH : 04542 - 41336
Tamilnadu Tourism Development Corporation
West veli street
Madurai - 625 001
PH : 0452 - 737471

One can reach kodai to via any one of the ghat routes on either side of the hill. The oldest one is from Kodairoad. Another one from palani is comparatively steeper and Ghat route is longer than the other.