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Kodaikanal is one of the most popular hill resorts in India. It is a charming hill station, stands amidst sylvan beauty on the southern crest of the upper Palani Hills near Madurai in Tamil Nadu. With its rocks, woods, lovely lake and bracing air, Kodaikanal is an ideal hill resort for the tourists.The unique flowering plant'Kurunji' (Strobilanthus Kunthanus) that last bloomed in 2004, is nature's gift to Kodaikanal. Kodaikanal located amidst the folds of the verdant Pali hills is one of the most popular serene hill stations in India, which mesmerises any visitor and is frequented all through the year.

Kodaikanal - By Air

Nearest Airport  -  Coimbatore     180 kms      (5 hrs drive)
                      -  Madurai          120 kms      (4 hrs drive)

Indian Airlines
     Jet Airways      Kingfisher Airlines      Paramount Airways

Kodaikanal - By Train
Kodai Road is the nearest Railway station to reach Kodaikanal which is 80 kms and 3 hrs drive.

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More details: Southern Railway

Kodaikanal - By Road

Route Map

Kodaikanal - By Bus

From Bangalore By Bus

Direct Bus Service: KPN, Sharma and KSRTC buses leave Bangalore late evening and reaches Kodai next morning.

From Chennai By Bus

Direct Bus Service: KPN and Parveen travels leave Chennai late evening and reaches Kodai next morning.

From Ooty By Bus

There are private mini buses operating from Ooty to Kodaikanal which is irregular and takes 8 hrs. Kindly contact travel agents in Ooty for booking.

From Madurai By Bus

Private mini bus starts from Madurai every morning. Duration – 4 hrs. Also there are frequent public buses.

From Kerala

There are no direct buses from any part of Kerala to Kodaikanal. The only option is to hire a Taxi.