Goa to Munnar

   Goa to Munnar Road Distance 1,043 km
   Goa to Munnar Aerial Distance 696 km
  Goa to Munnar Travel Time 16 hours 54 mins

How to reach Munnar from Goa

Goa and Munnar are separated by a total distance of 1071 kms and there are several ways to reach from one place to the other. As there is no airport in Munnar, the nearest airport options are in Cochin, Madurai and Coimbatore. Once you deboard at these places, you can take a bus or a taxi to Munnar. There are also other transport options that you can choose to travel in like trains, buses and cabs or a combination of two or more of them. You can also drive down if you want but since the distance is a lot, you will have to take one or more stops on the way. We have compiled an elaborate list of transport options from Goa to Munnar. Read on to find out more.

Knowing The Details

1. Goa to Munnar in Flight and Bus
2. Goa to Munnar in Train and Bus
3. Goa to Munnar in Bus
4. Goa to Munnar in Car
5. Popular Routes to Munnar
6. Popular Routes from Goa
7. Places to Visit in Munnar
8. Hotels in Munnar

1. Goa to Munnar in Flight and Bus

Since there is no airport in Munnar, you will have to resort to the next airport options which are situated in Cochin, Madurai and Coimbatore. Have a look at the details.

Option 1: Goa to Cochin to Munnar

Goa Airport
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The aerial distance between Goa and Cochin is 847 kms and there are several flights that fly on the Goa to Cochin route. Although there are very few direct flights, most of these are Stop Over or Via flights with a huge layover time. So, look properly before you book those tickets. Major flight operators on the route are Indigo, Air Asia, Air India and Go Air.
Departure Airport: Goa International Airport
Arrival Airport: Cochin International Airport
Starting Ticket Fares: INR 3571
Approx. Time Taken: 1 hour and 15 minutes
The distance between Cochin and Munnar is just 124 kms and there are several public transport options available like buses and minivans that can take you from Cochin to Munnar.
Starting Fares: INR 160
Approx. Time Taken: 5 hours to 6 hours

Option 2: Goa to Madurai to Munnar

Goa Airport
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Another option is to take a flight from Goa to Madurai as Madurai is also situated very close to Munnar. The aerial distance between Goa and Madurai is just 738 kms and there are several planes that fly on the route. However, there are hardly any direct flights from Goa to Madurai so most of these are Stop Over or Via flights with a huge layover time. Major flight operators on the route are Air India, GoAir, Spicejet, Indigo and Vistara.
Departure Airport: Goa International Airport
Arrival Airport: Madurai International Airport
Starting Ticket Fares: INR 3212
Approx. Time Taken: 5 hours to 12 hours (1+ Stops)
Once you deboard at Madurai, then Munnar is just 153 kms away. Again, you can also choose to book a cab to reach your destination. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arapalayam to Munnar. Only two buses a day run on the route.
Timings: 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM
Starting Ticket Fares: INR 160
Approx. Time Taken: 6 hours and 30 minutes

2. Goa to Munnar in Train and Bus

Thivim Railway Station
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Another option is to take a train from Thivim in Goa to Aluva. Aluva is just at a distance of 105 kms from Munnar. The second leg of the journey can easily be covered in a public bus or you can also hire a cab or taxi. There are a few trains that run from Thivim to Aluva. Have a look at the train details.

Train 1: MNGLA LKSDP Exp

Boarding Station: Thivim
Deboarding Station: Aluva
Departure Time: 6:34 PM
Arrival Time: 9:08 AM
Total Time Taken: 14 hours and 34 minutes
Starting Ticket Fares: INR 480
Frequence of Train: All Days

Train 2: Netravati Exp

Boarding Station: Thivim
Deboarding Station: Aluva
Departure Time: 8:40 PM
Arrival Time: 12:13 PM
Total Time Taken: 15 hours and 33 minutes
Starting Ticket Fares: INR 450
Frequence of Train: All Days

Train 3: SGNR KCVL Exp

Boarding Station: Thivim
Deboarding Station: Aluva
Departure Time: 5:40 AM
Arrival Time: 9:23 PM
Total Time Taken: 15 hours and 43 minutes
Starting Ticket Fares: INR 450
Frequence of Train: Thu Only

Train 4: Maru Sagar Exp

Boarding Station: Thivim
Deboarding Station: Aluva
Departure Time: 12:12 PM
Arrival Time: 2:18 AM
Total Time Taken: 14 hours and 06 minutes
Starting Ticket Fares: INR 480
Frequence of Train: Sat Only

Train 5: OKHA ERS Exp

Boarding Station: Thivim
Deboarding Station: Aluva
Departure Time: 5:40 AM
Arrival Time: 9:23 PM
Total Time Taken: 15 hours and 43 minutes
Starting Ticket Fares: INR 450
Frequence of Train: Tue & Sun Only

Train 6: INDB KCVL Exp

Boarding Station: Thivim
Deboarding Station: Aluva
Departure Time: 10:10 PM
Arrival Time: 1:33 PM
Total Time Taken: 15 hours and 23 minutes
Starting Ticket Fares: INR 450
Frequence of Train: Wed Only

Train 7: BVC KCVL Exp

Boarding Station: Thivim
Deboarding Station: Aluva
Departure Time: 5:40 AM
Arrival Time: 9:23 PM
Total Time Taken: 15 hours and 43 minutes
Starting Ticket Fares: INR 450
Frequence of Train: Wed Only
Aluva Bus Stand
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Aluva Bus Stand is just right opposite to the railway station and there are several buses available that run between Aluva and Munnar. The ticket fares start from INR 100 to INR 150 and the approximate time taken to reach from one place to the other is between 3 to 4 hours.

3. Goa to Munnar in Bus

Goa Bus Stand
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You can also travel from Goa to Munnar in a bus. Unfortunately there are no direct buses available on the route but you can take an interconnecting bus via Bangalore which is the best and the most feasible option. There are several buses that run between Goa and Bangalore and also between Bangalore and Munnar. Have a look at the bus details

Step 1: Goa to Bangalore Buses

Boarding Points: Panim, Margao, Ponda, Sanquelim, Mapusa, Madgaon, Porvorim
Deboarding Points: Bangalore
Starting Ticket Fares: INR 555
Approx. Time Taken: 12 hours to 14 hours

Step 2: Bangalore to Munnar Buses

Boarding Points: Tin Factory, Marathahalli, Majestic Anand Rao Circle, Old Airport Road,. Indira Nagar, Domlur Fly Over, Koramangala, Kalasipalayam, Madiwala, Electronic City Tollgate, Bomsandra, Hosur, Kalasipalyam, Wilsongarden, Bomsandra, Nimhans
Deboarding Points: Munnar
Starting Ticket Fares: INR 999
Approx. Time Taken: 11 hours to 12 hours

4. Goa to Munnar in Car

Road to Munnar
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In case you want to go on an adventurous and thrilling road trip, then driving down from Goa to Munnar is one of the best options. Starting from the golden beaches and magnificent views of the sea, the road eventually leads to the lush green tea gardens and beautiful hill views on the side. The roads are blessed with sweeping panoramic vistas that are a visual delight. You can take one or more stops on the way since the distance is a little lot. Alternatively, you can also book a private cab or taxi that can take you to Munnar from Goa. The basic cab fares start from INR 8500 and go up depending on your travel schedule and the type of vehicle you choose. The entire journey can be covered in a total of 14 to 15 hours.

Popular Routes to Munnar

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Chennai to Munnar 10 hours 4 mins 584 km
Bangalore to Munnar 8 hours 47 mins 476 km
Ernakulam to Munnar 3 hours 38 mins 129 km
Alleppey to Munnar 4 hours 35 mins 176 km
Hyderabad to Munnar 16 hours 42 mins 1,044 km
Delhi to Munnar 1 day 16 hours 2,641 km

Popular Routes from Goa

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Goa to Mumbai 9 hours 58 mins 591 km
Goa to Hyderabad 12 hours 37 mins 642 km
Goa to Pune 7 hours 58 mins 449 km
Goa to Bangalore 8 hours 41 mins 560 km
Goa to Delhi 1 day 8 hours 1,883 km
Goa to Shirdi 11 hours 40 mins 618 km

Top Hotels In Munnar