How to reach Munnar



By Air : The nearest airport is Nedumbassery, Cochin.
By Rail : Alwaye is the nearest railway station 130 km away from Munar, which is connected to all the major cities in India.
By Road : Munnar is accessible by road from most of the cities and town in Kerala. You can also reach Munnar form Coimbatore (248 kms. just 6 hrs away) and Madurai (165 kms just 5 hrs away) in TamilNadu. From cochin by 3.5 hrs.

From
Route
Distance
Alleppey (Alappuzha)
Alleppey – Cherthalai – Aroor – Vyttila – (Ernakulam – Byepass) Tripunithura – Thiruvankulam – Kolencherry – Muvattupuzha – Kothamangalam – Adimali – Munnar.
198 KM
Amrithapuri
Amrithapuri – Kayamkulaam – Alleppey – Sherthalai – Aroor – Vyttila – Tripunithura – Thiruvankulam – Kolencherry – Muvattupuzha – Kothamangalam – Adimali – Munnar.
264 KM
Calicut
Calicut – Kottackal – Kuttippusram – Edappal – Trichur – Chalakudy – Angamally – Perumbavoor – Muvattupuzha – Kothamangalam – Adimali – Munnar.
337 KM
Cheruthuruthy
Cheruthuruthy – Trichur – Chaklakudy – Angamally – Perumbavoor – Muvattupuzha – Kothamangalam – Adimali
243 KM
Kannur
Kannur – Thalassery – Mahe – Vadakara – Quilandy – Calicut – Kottackal – Kuttippuram – Edappal – Trichur – Chalakudy – Angamalli – Perumbavoor – Muvattupuzha – Kothamangalam – Adimali – Munnar.
430 KM
Cochin (Ernakulam)
Cochin(Ernakulam) – Vytila – Thrippunithura – Kolencherry – Muvattupuzha – Kothamangalam – Adimali – Munnar.
130 KM
Kanyakumari
Kanyakumari – Trivandrum – Attingal – Quilon – Kayamkulam – Alleppey – sherthalai – Aroor – Vyttila – Thrippunithura – Kolencherry – Muvattupuzha – Kothamangalam – Adimali – Munnar.
445 KM
Kottackal
Kottackal – Kuttippuram – Edappal – Trichur – Chalakudy – Angamalli – Perumbavoor – Muvattupuzha – Kothamangalam – Adimalli – Munnar.
289 KM
Kottayam
Kottayam – Ettumanoor – Muvattupuzha – Kothamangalam – Adimalli – Munnar.
201 KM
Kovalam
Kovalam – Trivandrum – Attingal – Quilon – Kayamkulam – Alleppey – Sherthalai – Aroor – Vyttila – Thrippunithura – Kolencherry – Muvattupuzha – Kothamangalam – Adimalli – Munnar.
371 KM
Kumarakom
Kumarakom – Kottayam – ettumanoor – Muvattupuzha – Kothamangalam – Adimalli – Munnar.
212 KM
Madurai
Madurai – Usilampetti – Theni – Bodinayakkanur – Devikulam – Munnar.
162 KM
Mahe
Mahe – Vadakara – quilandy – calicut – kottackal – kuttippuram – edappal – trichur – chalakudy – angamalli – perumbavoor – muvattupuzha – kothamangalam – adimalli.
395 KM
Malampuzha
Malampuzha – palghat – trichur – chalakudy – angamally – perumbavoor – muvattupuzha – kothamangalam – adimalli – munnar.
295 KM
Mangalore
Mangalore – kasargod – kangangad – neeleswaram – payyannur – thalipparambu – cannanore – thalassery mahe – vadakara – quilandy – calicut – kottackal – kuttippuram – edappal – trichur – chalakudy – angamalli – kalady – perumbavoor – muvattupuzha – kothamangalam – adimalli – munnar
505 KM
Nedumbassery
Nedumbassery – Kalady – Perumbavoor – Muvattupuzha – Kothamangalam – Adimali – Munnar.
105 KM
Palghat
Palghat – trichur – chalakudy – angamally – kalady – perumbavoor – muvattupuzha – kothamangalam – adimalli – munnar.
280 KM
Sabarimala
Sabarimala – erumely – ponkunnam – palai – koothattukulam – muvattupuzha – kothamangalam – adimalli – munnar.
316 KM
Trivandrum
(Thiruvananthapuram)
Trivandrum – attingal – quilon – kayamkulam – alleppey – sherthalai – aroor – vyttila – trippunithura – kolencherry – muvattupuzha – kothamangalam – adimali – munnar.
357 KM
Thekkady
Thekkady – devikulam – munnar.
110 KM
Varkala
Varkala – attingal – quilon – kayamkulam – alleppey – sherthalai – aroor – vyttila – trippunithura – kolencherry – muvattupuzha – kothamangalam – adimalli – munnar
322 KM




munnar roads - travel with the mist

Travel in Munnar :

Local transport available in Munnar includes taxis, autorickshaws, bicycles and buses. There are frequent buses run by the State Transport Corporation. Hired cycles are also a fun way to explore Munnar.
The places in and around Munnar are basically divided in four roads or directions :

1) Mattupetty : In this direction you have the following places to visit

a) Photo Point : Good places to take snaps in the tea garden (4 km)
b) Mattupetty Dam (11 km)
c) Indo-Swiss Project : This place is a must visit (13 km)
d) Shooting Point : Film Directors dream place to shoot song scenes, here many south Indian movies have been shorted (14 km)
e) Echo Point (17 km) : where you can here the echo of your voice.
f) Elephant Arrival Spot (20 km) : you can have an elephant drive here
g) Kundale Lake : Don’t miss the Boat ride here … (25 km)
i) Kundale Golf Course (28 km)
j) Top Station (about 6300 ft above the sea level) : This is in the border of Kerala and tamil nadu, there is a way to Kodaikanal from this palce. We need to walk down for about a 1 km to reach this stop from the road, it is a terrific sight, and you can also see the world’s highest tea plant from this place. (32 km)

2) Coimbatore : In this direction you have these places to visit

a) Anaimudi, Highest Peak in South India (about 8853 ft above the sea level, 20 km)
b) Nyamakad Waterfalls : Samll but a beautiful falls (8 km)
c) Eravikulam National Park : You get great view of munar from this national park, you have to walk about 1.5 km and will also find a rare and endangered wild goat which can walk on mountains, we were privileged that we could see them (13 km)
d) Lakkam Falls (26 km)
e) Sandal Wood Forest : This drive is just too good (35 km)
f) Childrens Park (43 km)
g) Wildlife Sanctuary (Chinnar) : You can also go trekking here to a falls which is flows through the jungle , the falls is about 8 kms from the road.Pls take care not to honk or make noise when going through the forest since there are good chances you may miss out some wild life (63 km)
h) Amaravathy Dam (78 km)
i) Crocodile Dam: You can find crocodiles at different ages here , entry fee is 50p per head (can u believe this) (79 km)

3) Cochin : In this direction you have these places to visit

a) Blossom Park (2.5 km)
b) Pothemedu View Point : A beautiful view spot for Sunset, there are couple of resorts near by this view point,you can also see coffee and cardamom plantations here. (5 km)
c) Attukkadu Water Falls (10 km)

4) Thekkady : In this direction you have these places to visit

a) Sita Devi Lake : Cannot miss this beautiful lake and scape (22 km)
b) Lock Heart Gap View : You can imagine the beauty of the place from its name itself (14 km)
c) Power House Waterfalls (17 km)
d) Resorts Village View (18 km)
e) Anaiyirankal Dam View (18 km)

Bus timings from Munnar :

Thekkady 0630, 1200, 1430, 1500 hrs (4 hours)
Thiruvananthapuram 0840 hrs via Alappuzha, 1030 hrs via Kottayam, 1140 hrs via Alappuzha, 1215 hrs via Kottayam, 1530 hrs via Kottayam (8 hours time)
Thrissur 1330 hrs
Palakkad 1500 hrs
Theni Frequent Buses
Palani 0715, 0930, 1130, 1415 hrs.
Top Station Daily 8 buses – First trip – 0730, Last trip – 1830 hrs (1 hour)
Ernakulam Daily 8 buses – First trip – 0530, Last trip – 2150 hrs (4 hours)
Madurai 1430 hrs (6 hours)
Marayoor Frequent Buses
Coimbatore 0630, 1545 hrs (6 hours)
Kodaikanal No direct buses. Frequent buses from Theni.
Chinnar Daily 8 buses (3 hours). First trip : 0630 hrs, Last trip : 1800 hrs
Devikulam Frequent Buses (30 mts)
* Please confirm these details with KSRTC Enquiry Phone : 91-4865-230201

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7 Comments Post a Comment
  1. deepak says:

    Hi friends i m going to varkala. From there i want to go munnar also.
    somebody tell me best way to reach munnar.

  2. rakesh says:

    we will planning to going munnar thekskady plz give full detalils how to reach there?

  3. Prakash says:

    Dear all,

    We are go to Munnar pls guide me, how to reach munnar and where we stay in hotel best and cheap? also which place we go to see

    Thanks
    Prakash.L

  4. Anu says:

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    Thank yu sooo much!! Gud job!

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