Air/Rail: The closest airport is Cochin International Airport, around 133 km away. The closest railway station is in Bodinayakkanur, 50 km away while the closest major railway station is in Sivakasi, 86km away.
Road: Munnar is around 110 km from Kolukkumalai and is the best-connected town by road. From Munnar, one can take the Devikulam Road and continue on the Kochi - Dhanushkodi Road, also known as the Munnar - Kumily Highway. You'll have to take a left onto the Chinnakanal - Suryanelli Road, to Suryanelli. From Suryanelli, one can hire a jeep that can take you uphill to Kolulkumalai - a 12 km journey through ghats.