Chennai to Coorg

Chennai to Coorg Road Distance 576 km
Chennai to Coorg Aerial Distance 494 km
Chennai to Coorg Travel Time 10 hours 8 mins

How to reach Coorg from Chennai

The Preferred Way of Going from Chennai to Coorg

The most preferred way of going from Chennai to Coorg is by train. The nearest railway station to Coorg is at Mysore Junction which is about 95 kms away from Coorg.

Chennai to Coorg Route

Chennai to Coorg via Mysore - By Train

The journey made from Chennai to Coorg is preferred to be made by train generally. The distance between the two cities is about 576 kms. The nearest railway station to Coorg is Mysore Junction, which is about 95 kms away. The typical journey that is often opted for by travellers is a train journey from Chennai to Mysore, and then a car journey or one by bus to Coorg from Mysore. The city of Bangalore is a stop between Chennai and Mysore. There are two daily trains from Chennai to Mysore. It is advised to book tickets a month in advance to avoid a price hike.

Available Train Options
1. Shatabdi Express (12007)

Running Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Departure From: Chennai Central, 06:00 AM
Arrival At: Mysuru Junction, 01:00 PM
Duration: 7 hours

Fare:

EA - INR 2115
EC - INR 1215
Chair Car - INR 1245

2. Kaveri Express (16021)

Running Days: Daily.
Departure From: Chennai Central, 09:15 PM
Arrival At: Mysuru Junction, 06:40 AM
Duration: 9 hours and 25 minutes

Fare:

1 Tier AC - INR 1860
2 Tier AC - INR 1100
3 Tier AC - INR 765
Chair Car - INR 615
Sleeper - INR 285

3. Mysore Express (12609)

Running Days: Daily.
Departure From: Chennai Central, 01:35 PM
Arrival At: Mysuru Junction, 11:30 PM
Duration: 9 hours and 55 minutes

Fare:

Chair Car - INR 665
2S - INR 180 

Chennai to Coorg by Bus

There are no buses that go to Coorg directly from Chennai. One has to reach specific destinations first such as Gonikoppal or, let’s say Mangalore, and then take another form of transport such as taxi or another bus to Coorg. There are plenty of buses available from the city of Chennai to other places, but few to Coorg from said place. One may take a car service or another bus to Coorg from the destination reached from Chennai.

Available Bus Options - From Chennai

1. Chennai to Gonikoppal

Operator: Golden Travels
Bus: Volvo A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
Pick Up Point and Departure: Koyambedu, 05:00 PM
Drop Off Point and Arrival: Gonikoppal, 03:15 AM
Duration: 10 hours and 15 minutes
Fare: INR 1200

Amenities: Track My Bus.

Distance from Coorg: 32 km; one can take a taxi or rent a car to make the short trip to Coorg from the drop off point.

2. Chennai to Iritty

Operator: Golden Travels
Bus: Volvo A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
Pick Up Point and Departure: Koyambedu, 05:00 PM
Drop Off Point and Arrival: Iritty Bus Stand, 05:30 AM
Duration: 12 hours and 30 minutes
Fare: INR 1500

Amenities: Reading light, blankets, charging point, Track My Bus, movie, emergency contact number.

Distance to Coorg: 63 km; one can take a taxi to Madikeri from Iritty to cover the short distance.

3. Chennai to Kannur

Operator: Golden Travels 
Bus: Volvo A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
Pick Up Point and Departure: Koyambedu, 05:00 PM
Drop Off Point and Arrival: City Centre, 06:45 AM
Duration: 13 hours and 45 minutes
Fare: INR 1500

Amenities: Reading light, blankets, charging point, Track My Bus, movie, emergency contact number.

Distance to Coorg: 102 km; there are many ways to reach Coorg from Kannur. One may take a train (the duration of the journey will be almost 3 hours), they could hire a taxi, or even make the drive themselves. It would make for a short road trip, and there is the beauty of southern India to admire and enjoy while at it.

4. Chennai to Mangalore

Operator: Bharathi Travels
Bus: A/C Sleeper (2+1)
Pick Up Point and Departure: Koyambedu, 05:00 PM
Drop Off Point and Arrival: Baikampady, 05:45 AM
Duration: 12 hours and 45 minutes
Fare: INR 1900

Amenities: Charging point, blankets, MP3, Movie, reading light, pillow, emergency exit, personal tv, cup holder, emergency exit, fire extinguisher, hammer (to break glass), Track My Bus.

Distance to Coorg: 150 km

Available Bus Options - Onwards to Coorg
1. Mangalore to Coorg

Operator: Sea Bird Tourist
Bus: Volvo A/C Seater (2+2)
Departure At: 11:00 AM
Arrival At: 02:05 PM
Duration: 3 hours and 5 minutes

2. Mysore to Coorg

Operator: Asian Xpress
Bus: A/C Sleeper (2+1)
Pick Up Point and Departure: Mysore, 02:00 AM
Drop Off Point and Arrival: Madikeri, 05:45 AM
Duration: 3 hours and 45 minutes
Fare: INR 500

Amenities: Water bottles, charging point, blanket, movie, reading light, pillow, emergency exit, hammer (to break glass), fire extinguisher, emergency contact number.

Chennai to Coorg via Kannur - By Flight

There are no direct flights to Coorg from Chennai. One must make the trip to places such as Kannur or Mysore, and make a second trip to Coorg from there. The closest airport is the Kannur airport. There are a few flights from Chennai to Kannur available. Air carriers such as IndiGo and GoAir provide for this trip. The Kannur International Airport is relatively new but serves as the closest airport for a few close by towns, such as Coorg. It is advised to book flight tickets months in advance to avoid the price hike. The airport in Kannur is about 80 km away from Coorg. One can rent a car or hire a taxi for the almost 2-hour road trip to Coorg from the airport.

Available Flight Options
1. Chennai to Kannur (non-stop)

Carrier: GoAir
Departure: 08:00 PM (Chennai International Airport)
Arrival: 09:20 PM (Kannur International Airport)
Duration: 1 hour and 20 minutes
Fare: INR 1928

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Most Popular Routes to Coorg

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Bangalore to Coorg 5 hours 10 mins 264 km
Hyderabad to Coorg 12 hours 38 mins 819 km
Chennai to Coorg 10 hours 8 mins 576 km
Mumbai to Coorg 17 hours 3 mins 1,026 km
Delhi to Coorg 1 day 12 hours 2,417 km
Pune to Coorg 15 hours 3 mins 883 km

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