|Bangalore to Coonoor Road Distance||293 km|
|Bangalore to Coonoor Aerial Distance||200 km|
|Bangalore to Coonoor Travel Time||6 hours 44 mins|
The Preferred Way of Going from Bangalore to Coonoor
Coonoor lies at a distance of about 293 kms from Bangalore. This journey is most commonly covered by road. Tourists prefer undertaking an overnight journey by bus which is the most cost and time effective option of travelling from Bangalore to Coonoor.
|1. Bangalore to Coonoor by Bus|
|2. Bangalore to Coonoor by Car|
|3. Bangalore to Coonoor via Coimbatore via - Train|
|4. Popular Routes to Coonoor|
|5. Popular Routes from Bangalore|
|6. Places to Visit in Coonoor|
|7. Hotels in Coonoor|
Travelling by bus is one option that is easy on the budget. Almost all the buses departing from Bangalore start in the evening and reach Coonoor in the morning, making it a great option for those who wish to explore the hill station and return the same day. Travellers can choose their bus according to their convenience and comfort. Bookings can be made at the ticket counters or on online platforms which are more preferred for instant bookings and confirmations. Also, the bus operators have set boarding points located across Bangalore City which can be chosen according to the traveller’s preference.
Available Bus Options1. Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (Non A/C Sleeper)
Reaching Coonoor from Bangalore by taxi/ rented cabs or self-driven vehicles is also another option for travellers. They can take one of the three routes that lead to Coonoor – the NH 275 route, the NH 948 route and the AH 43 route. The hill station is approximately 397 kilometres away via the longest route out of the three mentioned above. It takes about 11 hours with one or two pit stops for refreshments but if one wants to, they can plan to explore other attractions and destinations along the way. Travellers also have an option of staying overnight at one of these locations if the journey seems long and exhaustive. Nonetheless, this mode of transport is the best for those who wish to experience the thrill of a road trip.
Renting a vehicle from one of the travel and tourism companies is a good option for those who do not want to or cannot drive themselves. Most companies offer tour packages that can be designed for overnight stays or a pickup and drop only. Some cab service providers also have provisions for online bookings. It can make the travel experience highly convenient for travellers. One can choose from hatchbacks, sports utility vehicles, sedans, luxury vehicles, minivans etc. depending on their budget and comfort preferences. Bharat Taxi, Clear Car Rental, Zoom Car, GoZo Cabs, Savaari, Map Cabs etc. are some of the online platforms which can be used to rent a cab to reach Coonoor from Bangalore.
The Routes That Can Be TakenRoute 1: The NH 275 Route
Road ConditionThe national highways that connect Bangalore and Coonoor are decently maintained. Two of those, the AH 43 and the NH 948, have toll booths located at regular intervals. All of them are 4 lane highways that accommodate enough traffic, however, during peak hours, a slow-paced drive should be expected. Normally the stretch is well marked for road signs and directions and the road condition is smooth, but there could be some patches that are affected due to low maintenance, heavy traffic and even bad weather.
Eating Options on the WayThere are a number of hotels and restaurants all along the three national highways that lead to Coonoor from Bangalore. Travellers can choose to halt at one or more of the towns, cities or hamlets on the way or they can stop by at some of the many restaurants on the highways for some local South Indian food. One can also find cafes and fast food centres including international fast food outlets like Café Coffee Day, Dominos, Pizza Hut, McDonald’s etc. Some of the famous local restaurants are Biryani Land, King Burger, Kamat Upachar, Melt In Café, Surabhi Dhaba and Restaurant, Sri Mahalaxmi Canteen, Sri Krishna Paradise, Silver Oak, Shevaroys, Mangalam Restaurant etc.
There are no direct trains connecting Coonoor to Bangalore by the Indian Railways system. Out of the other railway stations that are located near Coonoor, only the Coimbatore Railway Station has trains coming in from Bangalore. Almost all the trains operate all days of the week. This mode of transport may not be an affordable option for travellers because, from Coimbatore, they need to travel to Coonoor. Travellers can find at least four trains connecting Bangalore and Coimbatore every day.
Available Train OptionsThere are six trains connecting Bangalore and Coonoor by the Indian Railway System. They are Coimbatore Express, Kanyakumari Express, TPR Cannanore Express, Ernakulam Express, SBC CBE Uday Express, and Kochuveli Express. Out of these, SBC CBE Uday Express operates six days a week while the rest operate all days of the week.
Transportation from Coimbatore to CoonoorCoimbatore Railway Station is about 75 kilometre away from Coonoor. One can opt for a bus heading to Coonoor from Coimbatore. Booking can be done either on one of the online platforms or travellers can walk into a ticket counter. Another option to reach the hill station from Coimbatore is by renting a cab. There are several tours and travel companies that provide travel packages to Coonoor and back. There are online cab service providers too that travellers can go for like Savaari, GoZo, Book Cabs etc.
|Important Routes||Time Taken||Distance|
|Bangalore to Coonoor||6 hours 44 mins||293 km|
|Hyderabad to Coonoor||14 hours 25 mins||867 km|
|Chennai to Coonoor||9 hours 2 mins||547 km|
|Mumbai to Coonoor||19 hours 24 mins||1,188 km|
|Delhi to Coonoor||1 day 14 hours||2,464 km|
|Pune to Coonoor||17 hours 24 mins||1,045 km|
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|Bangalore to Pondicherry||6 hours 19 mins||311 km|
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