The Udagamadalam station (64 km) is the nearest railhead. One can take a taxi from here to reach Mudumalai, and it takes about INR 1500 for the ride. However, major railway station nearby is Coimbatore Junction (160 km) which is connected to all the major parts of the country. The nearest airport is also in Coimbatore, which is nearly 160 km away from the Mudumalai. Connectivity from Coimbatore is also excellent, and one can take a bus or a taxi to reach Mudumalai.
The nearest international airport is located in Coimbatore, around 127 km away from Mudumalai. The airport is well connected to major places in India like Bhubaneshwar, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Pune, Ahmedabad, etc. Taxis are easily available for hire from the airport.
Nearest Airport: Coimbatore Airport (CJB) - 81 kms from Mudumalai National Park
Tentative return flight prices to Coimbatore from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|Mumbai||₹ 6,169 Non-stop|
|New Delhi||₹ 7,341 Non-stop|
|Bengaluru||₹ 3,603 Non-stop|
|Chennai||₹ 3,483 Non-stop|
|Hyderabad||₹ 5,540 Non-stop|
Regular bus services ply to and fro the city of Mudumalai. They operate on a daily basis, whether day or night, from places like Chennai, Ooty, Coimbatore, etc. You can also take shared taxis or cabs for the same route.
The nearest railway station is the Coimbatore Junction, located around 125 km away from Mudumalai. This is the best option as there are recurrent trains from all parts of India.
Since it mostly has parks and safaris, it is best to hire a four wheeler to view the sites and enjoy the wildlife.