Hyderabad to Kodaikanal

Hyderabad to Kodaikanal Road Distance 1,033 km
Hyderabad to Kodaikanal Aerial Distance 802 km
Hyderabad to Kodaikanal Travel Time 15 hours 38 mins

How to reach Kodaikanal from Hyderabad

The Preferred Way of Going from Hyderabad to Kodaikanal

The most preferred way of travelling from Hyderabad to Kodaikanal is by taking a flight to Coimbatore and continuing the onwards journey by cab. This combination is the most time and cost effective.

Hyderabad to Kodaikanal Route

Hyderabad to Kodaikanal via Coimbatore - By Flight

Hyderabad to Kodaikanal by Train

The distance between the two destinations is about 1040 km. There is only one direct train that makes the journey from Hyderabad to Kodaikanal. If this train is unavailable, then one must take a train to Bangalore, let’s say, from Hyderabad, and make a second trip to Kodaikanal from there. The approximate duration is about 25 hours via railways.

Available Train Options -  Hyderabad to Kodaikanal
1. Kacheguda Madurai Weekly Express (17615)

Departure: Kacheguda, 06:00 AM
Arrival: Madurai Junction, 06:30 AM
Duration: 24 hours and 30 minutes 
Running Days: Sunday - Friday


2A - INR 2075
3A - INR 1425
SL - INR 525

Hyderabad to Kodaikanal by Bus

There are two direct buses from Hyderabad to Kodaikanal, and the distance covered is 964 km. It is advised to book tickets weeks prior to the trip since seats fill up quickly.

Available Bus Options
1. Kallada Travels (Suresh Kallada)

Bus: Scania AC Multi Axle Semi Sleeper (2+2)
Pick Up Point and Departure: Ameerpet, 04:50 PM
Drop Off Point and Arrival: Toll Plaza Kodai Road, 06:15 AM
Duration: 13 hours and 25 minutes

Fare: INR 1600

2. Alhind Tours and Travels Pvt Ltd

Bus: Bharat Benz A/C Sleeper (2+1)
Pick Up Point and Departure: Miyapur, 06:30 PM
Drop Off Point and Arrival: Toll Plaza Kodai Road, 08:30 AM
Duration: 14 hours

Fare: INR 2000

Amenities: Charging point, pillow, reading light, water bottle, blanket, soft drinks, fire extinguisher, hammer (to break glass), emergency contact number.

Hyderabad to Kodaikanal by Car

The road distance between Hyderabad and Kodaikanal is about 1000 km via NH 44, and the distance it takes to cover it is about 15 hours and 25 minutes. The condition of the roads are more or less decent other than a few rough patches here and there. It promises for a relatively smooth drive. There are plenty of beautiful scenic views that one may enjoy during this drive. The beauty of southern India is heightened, and it calls for a fabulous opportunity to enjoy it from the window. There are many food joints on the way too. It is advised to travel via Bangalore from Hyderabad, and from Bangalore to Kodaikanal.

Eateries on the Way
  • Food Pyramid
  • Stop N Go Food Plaza
  • Las Vegas Diner
  • Hotel Saravanas
  • Nandi Upachar
  • Hill Top Inn
  • Shree Annapurna A/c Veg. world
  • Capsi Family Restaurant
Attractions on the Way
  • Pazhani hills
  • Valparai hills
  • Sholayar Dam

Other Popular Routes from Hyderabad

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Hyderabad to Goa 12 hours 30 mins 637 km
Hyderabad to Bangalore 8 hours 1 min 569 km
Hyderabad to Ooty 13 hours 40 mins 847 km
Hyderabad to Coorg 12 hours 38 mins 819 km
Hyderabad to Kodaikanal 15 hours 38 mins 1,033 km
Hyderabad to Shirdi 12 hours 17 mins 646 km

Most Popular Routes to Kodaikanal

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Hyderabad to Kodaikanal 15 hours 38 mins 1,033 km
Chennai to Kodaikanal 8 hours 36 mins 526 km
Bangalore to Kodaikanal 7 hours 43 mins 465 km
Dindigul to Kodaikanal 2 hours 14 mins 97.5 km
Delhi to Kodaikanal 1 day 15 hours 2,630 km
Mumbai to Kodaikanal 21 hours 15 mins 1,451 km

Top Hotels in Kodaikanal

  • The Tamara Kodai

    Staring from INR 10,000

  • The Carlton

    Staring from INR 7,150

  • Le Poshe By Sparsa

    Staring from INR 5,200