Located in central Kodaikanal, The Varaha Valley Hotel on Convent Road is connected and in close proximity to Lake, Chettiyar park and Kurinji Andavar temple. Other points of convenience near this luxury hotel include 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. For latest information logon to the respective site
|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.||PEARL CITY 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||PEARL CITY EXP.||01.20||03.20||ALL DAYS|
|Trichy to Kodai Road||ANANTAPURI EXP.||01.05||03.00||ALL DAYS|
Kodaikanal - By Road
|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.
There are no direct buses from any part of Kerala to Kodaikanal. Buses are from Coimbatore to Kodaikanal through Palani or Kumily to Kodaikanal via Batlagundu.
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