Air : The nearest International Airport is Coimbatore(156 km) which is well connected with all major cities.
Rail: Ooty is connected to Mettupalayam by narrow gauge Toy Train. One of the most picturesque train rides of India, the train goes through several tunnels, over waterfalls, edge of cliffs, tea estates, etc. While coming up, the nostalgic steam engine pushes the coaches from behind and while going down, the engine goes in reverse, pulling the coaches. A ride on this scenic train route is a must.
Road: Ooty is connected by road to several cities. It is 535 km to Chennai via Mettupalayam Salem, 89 km from Coimbatore, Calicut is 187 km via Gudaur, Mysore is 160 km via Gudalur, Bangalore is 290 km, Cochin is 281 km via Coimbatore Palakkad, Trichy is 302 km and Kodaikanal is 265 km via Coimbatore Palani.
Public Road Transport Service: There are regular bus services connecting Ooty to Coimbatore, Chennai, Trichy, Madurai, Kanniyakumari, Calicut, Mysore, Bangalore, etc.
Local Transport: Tourist taxi, city bus services and auto rickshaws are available.