The nearest airport to Ooty is situated in Coimbatore, which is about 89 kms away.
The major broadgauge railway junction is Coimbatore. It is connected with all major cities. Mettupalayam to Ooty is connected by a Mountain Railway which is a 4 hours journey.
At a height of 2,600 m stands Udhagamandalam (Ooty) - the Queen of Hill Stations.
Ooty is well connected by good roads. It is 563 kms from Chennai (via Salem), 85 kms from Coimbatore, 20 kms from Coonoor, 177 kms from Mysore (via Gudalur), 146 kms from Mysore (via Masinagudi), 156 kms from Calicut, 272 kms from Bangalore, 281 kms from Kochi (via Coimbatore and Palakkad), 259 kms from Kodaikanal (via Palani and Coimbatore)
There are regular bus service from Chennai, Bangalore, Mysore, Coimbatore, Calicut, Kanyakumari, and Cochin. Buses ply regularly to Mudhumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Kotagiri, and Coonoor