You could reach Salem and then it is 35 km uphill to Yercaud. Buses are available fat regular interval from Salem central bus stand. The fare is just Rs. 22 and you should get down just before the last bus stop at Yercaud. Trichy (163 km) is the nearest airport to Yercaud and Bangalore airport, which is an international airport, is around 230 km from Yercaud. You can take a taxi or a bus to reach Yercaud from these places. Buses from other South Indian towns also ply to Yercaud and you can hop into any one of them to reach here in a nice and pocket-friendly way.
The Salem Airport is the nearest airport, at a distance of 38 Km. However, the nearest major airport is Trichy Airport at a distance of 168 Km. You can hire a cab from outside either of the airport to reach Yercaud. Alternatively, you can also hop on the buses that run regularly on these routes.
Nearest Airport: Coimbatore Airport (CJB)
- 152 kms from Yercaud
Tentative return flight prices to Coimbatore Airport (CJB) from major cities in India.
Buses are available from most nearby cities and towns to Yercaud. However, the best way to reach Yercaud is by driving along the 32 Km loop. It will make for a great road trip.
Danishpet Railway Station is the closest railway station to Yercaud. However, Salem Railway Station is the major railhead 22 Km near Yercaud.
You can get around in autos. It will take 550/- approx for one day trip to major places like pagoda point, and the two temples. Rose garden, Botanical garden, Deer park, Anna park and Lake are all nearby and there won't be any need to hire anything for those places.