The road distance between Mysore and Ooty is about 164 km. It takes about 4-5 hours travel, from Mysore to Ooty by road.

Mysore to Ooty by Road: Let's first see the driving directions for those of taking your car/bike to Ooty from Mysore. You can also travel from Mysore to Ooty by bus and shared private maxicab services.

Mysore to Ooty via Masinagudi ( distance 136 km ): Mysore City ---- 24km -- --> Nanjangud -- 43km --> Gundlupet -- 20km --> Bandipur National Park -- 8km --> Karnataka Tamilnadu border -- 5km --> Theppakkadu (leaves NH67) ---- 7km --> Masinagudi -- 8km --> Ghat section starts ( 36 hairpin bends ahead ) -- 14km --> Joins NH67 (Ghat section ends) -- 7km --> Ooty

Mysore to Ooty via Gudalur ( distance 183km ): Mysore City -- 24km --> Nanjangud -- 43km --> Gundlupet --20km --> Bandipur National Park -- 5km --> Karnataka Tamilnadu border -- 7km --> Theppakkadu -- 17km --> Gudalur Town -- 46km --> Pykara Lake -- 21km --> Ooty

So its actually two routes to chose from after Theppakkadu.

One goes via Masinagudi and the other via Gudallur town.

The first looks a bit shorter , but a lot tough to drive thanks to the steep climb and those hairpin bends. Irrespective of the route, the road quality is pretty decent all the way from Mysore to Ooty.

You can use the same routes to travel from Mysore to Wayanad region in Kerala and also to places like Himavad gopalaswamy betta, Mudumalai etc.

Mysore to Ooty Route Map

Mysore to Ooty Route map. Note the location of Mysore airport between Mysore city and Nanjangud.

Mysore to Ooty Route map. Note the location of Mysore airport between Mysore city and Nanjangud.

Train | Bus | Tips for Mysore Travel !

Mysore to Bangalore Train Timings

Mysore to Bangalore Train Timings:
Mysore-Bangalore Express train timings are listed in the below table.There are 26 trains connects Mysore with Bangalore, 6 are the slower passenger trains.


Mysore to Ooty via Masinagudi

To drive to Ooty from Mysore, the first task is to get to the Nanjangud road.This is nothing but the Calicut (Kerala) bound NH212, also called the Nilgiri road.


Howrah Mysore Express

Route and Stops for the Howrah Mysore Express Train ( Number 22817/22818) .This weekly train travels almost along the east coast of  India and ends at Mysore via Bangalore.

Mysore to Chamarajanagar Train Timings

There are 6 daily train services from Mysore to Chamarajanagar via Nanjangud.All are passenger trains.

Mysore City Map

Mysore City Map showing the main roads and the outer Ring Road that encircles the city.Note the location of Chamundi Hills on the southeast quarter of the map.


KSRTC Bus stand

Mysore to Bangalore

Mysore to Bangalore road distance is about 140km.The most frequent option to travel from Mysore to Bangalore is bus, followed by train.


Chennai to Mysore by Flight

Note: The regular commercial flight operations to Mysore is suspended.
Though there are no  flights to Mysore, both Chennai and Bangalore are superb connection point for many destinations from Mysore, as both Bangalore and Chennai are some of the busiest international airports in India.