Munnar is well-connected by road through the network of State and National Highways.
By road: Kochi to Munnar is around 125 kms while the route from Kozhikode to Munnar is about 270 kms. Driving down from Mysore to Munnar via Coimbatore is another option and the distance is 340 kms. Coimbatore to Munnar along the National Highway 69, followed by National Highway 209 is around 160 kms. From Alleppey, Munnar is only around 170 kms whereas from Wayanad it is around 340 kms. One can either opt to drive down or engage a cab to Munnar. The state buses of Kerala and Tamil Nadu also ply regularly to the hill station from cities like Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur and Madurai.
By Rail: The closest railway stations are at Coimbatore and Kochi that connect Munnar by train to major cities such as Bangalore, Mangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and many others. Also, Ernakulam and Aluva are other options on the list.
By Air: Kochi airport is well-connected by flights from major cities in India and abroad. From Kochi, Munnar is just about 125 kms away and hence, the best option to opt for those who arrive by air. There are many taxis and cabs available from Kochi that help you reach Munnar.