Located in central Kodaikanal, The Varaha Valley Hotel in Convent Road is connected and in close proximity to Lake,chettiyar park, Kurinji Andavar temple and Mother Theresa Women’s University. Other points of convenience near this luxury Deluxe room hotel includes Main Bus stand and Coaker’s Walk.


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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Station Train Name Time Dep. Time Arrival Time
Runs On
Bangalore to Kodai Rd. TUTICORIN EXP. 21.30 06.00 ALL DAYS
Bangalore to Kodai Rd. PANDIAN EXP. 21.05 05.00 ALL DAYS
Chennai to Kodai Rd. PEARCITY EXP. 19.05 03.20 ALL DAYS
Coimbatore to Kodai Rd. CBE PASSENGER 07.10 01.30 ALL DAYS
Coimbatore to Kodai Rd. PANDIAN EXP. 03.00 05.00 ALL DAYS
Trichy to Kodai Road PEARCITY EXP. 01.20 03.20 ALL DAYS
Trichy to Kodai Road ANANTAPURI EXP. 01.05 03.00 ALL DAYS

Kodaikanal - By Road

Places Distance Route Map
Bangalore to Kodaikanal 480 kms Bangalore – Krishnagiri – Dharmapuri – Salem – Namakkal – Karur – Dindigul – Batlagundu – Kodai
Chennai to Kodaikanal 500 Kms Chennai - Villupuram – Trichy – Dindigul – Batlagundu – Kodai
Ooty to Kodaikanal 280 Kms Ooty – Mettupalayam – Coimbatore – Pollachi – Palani – Kodai
Munnar to Kodaikanal 180 kms Munnar – Theni – Periyakulam – Kodai
Munnar to Kodaikanal 180 kms Munnar – Udumalaipet – Palani – Kodai
Thekkady to Kodaikanal 120 kms Thekkady – Cumbum – Theni – Periyakulam – Kodai
Cochin to Kodaikanal 360 kms Cochin – Trichur – Palaghat – Pollachi – Palani – Kodai
Kanyakumari to Kodaikanal 400 Kms Kanyakumari – Tirunelveli – Madurai – Batlagundu – Kodai
Rameshwaram to Kodaikanal 300 kms Rameshwaram - Ramanathapuram - Paramagudi - Madurai - Batlagundu - Kodai
Madurai to Kodaikanal 120 kms Madurai – Batlagundu – Kodai

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.

Kodaikanal - By Air

Nearest Airport -

Coimbatore - 180 kms (5 hrs drive)

Madurai 120 kms (4 hrs drive)


Area 21.45 sq.kms Altitude 2,133 - Metres above sea level

RainFall 165cms (average) Temperature Summer - Max :29.0°C Min : 16 .0°C

Winter - Max : 21.30°C Min : 9.0°C

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