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Chennai to Ooty Cab

Taxi from Chennai to Ooty
Distance : 555 km
Estimated Time : 10.5 hours

Chennai to Ooty is very popular route for tourists, specially for mountain lovers, couples and honeymooners. Ooty has the cool peaceful landscape where you can spend hours simply walking on and feel refreshed completely.

"Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery."

- John Ruskin, English writer and artist

Ooty or Udagamandalam, also known as 'The Queen of the Hills', is a perfect hill station destination in tamil nadu, nestled amidst the Nilgiri hills at an altitude of 2,240 meters above sea level. The toy train ride is the most famous attraction and provide amazing views of nature. It reminds the hit song 'Chaiyya Chaiyya' where Shahrukh Khan and Malaika Arora were seen matching steps on top of this toy train. Ooty carries history of being regarded as the summer headquarters of the East India Company. The place is full of scenic beauty of Nilgiri, tea gardens, waterfalls and a beautiful valley. Don't miss to go to Doddabetta Peak, known as the highest point of South India. Surrounded by high Eucaplytus trees on both sides, it offers magnificient views of the valley.

Taxi from Chennai to Ooty


is readily available at CabBazar.

Best time to Visit

Although Ooty is a year-round destination, the best time for Ooty tour is during the summer season and winter season. It is recommended to avoid going to Ooty from June to September due to heavy rainfall over there.

The summer season is from March to June in Ooty. The weather is generally pleasant as you can venture out for day sightseeing and other tourist activities.

The monsoon season is from July to September when Ooty receives heavy rainfall and this might disrupt the routine day sightseeing activity for some of you. However, nature lovers would love the scenic beauty that embraces Ooty after the rain showers

The winter season is from October to February. The chilly wind enters the town but the overall day temperature is cool and good for sightseeing. Many couples visit Ooty during this season.

Route Information

Chennai to Ooty by car


is well connected via Chennai - Villupuram - Trichy - Kanyakumari road and is very convenient and comfortable drive. Another route is via Vellore, Krishnagiri which is same distance but takes 2 hours more.


Chennai to Ooty distance


is 555 Km and is 10.5 hours journey. Other famous tourist places on this route and nearby are:

Ramapuram - Famous for Arasamaram Temple

Mahabalipuram - intricately carved temples and rock-cut caves

Puducherry - Also known as White Town, is dotted with charming mustard- yellow colonial structures with Bougainvillaea laden walls.

Neyveli - A fertile land with beautiful landscape make this unique town a must visit.

Salem - Sugavaneswarar Temple

Erode - Vellode Bird Sanctuary, Temples, Cauvery river

Yercaud - Famous hill station



Yelagiri - beautiful hill station

Krishnagiri - Dam, Lake, Temples

Dharmapuri - Hogenakal Falls, Chenraya Perumal Temple, Sri Kottai Temple

Mettur - Dam, Park

Kodiveri - Falls, Dam

Mettupalayam - temples and cultures

Coonoor - most beautiful and serene hill station

You can plan to include them in your itinerary. With CabBazar, you can customize the itinerary as per your choice and enjoy the trip to fullest.

Tourist Attractions

Chennai to Ooty taxi

There are multiple toy trains from Ooty to Coonoor & Mettupalayam. As per Nilgiri train time table, the toy train from Ooty leaves at 14:00 hours and reach Mettupalayam at 17:35 hours. Also there are 3 toy trains daily from Ooty to Coonoor, the first toy train from Ooty leaves at 09:15 hours and reaches Coonoor at 10:25 hours. The experience is really out of the world. Itโ€™s not just the scenery that soothe the eye - the smell of fresh Eucalyptus, the sound of train chugging slowly along the track, cool breeze that hits your face and send the hair flying back โ€“ everything makes this a special ride.

Botanical Garden

Ooty Lake

Rose Garden

Thread garden

Dolphinโ€™s Nose

Tea Museum

Kalhatti Falls

Dodabetta Peak

Elk Hill Murugan Temple

Avalanche Lake

Golf Course

Emerald Lake

Tiger Hill

Pine Forest

St. Stephen's Church

Pykara Lake and Waterfall

Wenlock Downs - huge grass meadows with a chain of slopes

Kamaraj Sagar Lake

Government Museum Ooty

Kotagiri, Coonoor - land of Kota tribes

Longwood Shola Forest, Coonoor

Droog Fort, Coonoor

Lamb's Rock, Coonoor

Catherine Falls, Coonoor

Simi's Park, Coonoor

Taxi Options

Being an Aggregator, CabBazar provides you enormous car options for your


Chennai to Ooty taxi booking

. You can mention your specific preference, if any, while raising a taxi booking request. Our partnered taxi services providers have various cars available with them for


Chennai to Ooty taxi service

. At high level, we classify taxi in below four categories :

Chennai to Ooty Car Rental

Vehicle Type



Per Km Rate

HatchbackWagon-R, Indica or similar4 seaterRs. 9
SedanDzire, Etios or similar4 seaterRs. 9
SUVXylo, Ertiga or similar6 seaterRs. 12.5
Assured InnovaInnova, Innova Crysta6 seaterRs. 13.5

Taxi Fare

CabBazar is committed to keep the pricing as simple and clear as possible. So, we provide one price for your


Chennai to Ooty taxi


which covers a specified maximum kilometer and maximum days. So, you know upfront how much taxi is going to cost you and plan your budget well.

The prices are dynamic and transparent and give a win-win deal for both you and our partnered taxi services providers. You can choose car as per your preference.

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