Ooty travel guide

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You're Going to Love Ooty

With a population of 98 238, Ooty is a must-see destination in Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Ooty

Ooty in August
Estimated hotel price
₹ 2197
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ooty in August
Estimated hotel price
₹ 2197
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Ooty in April, when the average temperature is 17 °C, and the highest can go up to 23 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 6 °C, with an average temperature of 13 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in October, when precipitation is around 189 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Ooty, with an average rainfall of 10 mm.

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How to Get to Ooty


Although Ooty doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Kozhikode (CCJ), which is located 86 km from Ooty. Kannur Intl is the most popular, with regular flights from IndiGo, Air India Express, Air France and other airlines departing from India. The shortest domestic flight to Ooty departs from Bengaluru and takes around 50m.


Another option to get to Ooty is to pick up a car hire from Bengaluru, which is about 199 km from Ooty. You’ll find branches of SS Travels and Europcar, among others, in Bengaluru.

Airports near Ooty

Airlines serving Ooty

Good (2,973 reviews)
Good (509 reviews)
British Airways
Good (2,129 reviews)
Air France
Good (638 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,628 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,706 reviews)
Excellent (1,460 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,654 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (589 reviews)
Good (486 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (445 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (223 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (104 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (653 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (166 reviews)
Gulf Air
Good (75 reviews)
Air India
Okay (1,671 reviews)
Asiana Airlines
Excellent (140 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (278 reviews)
Good (247 reviews)
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Where to stay in Ooty

Average rates range from around ₹ 2,914 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to ₹ 11,187 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Ooty

Most booked hotels in Ooty

Beverly villa
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
₹ 2,724+
Hotel Lakeview
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
₹ 2,972+
Fabhotel Khems Ooty
Good (7.2, Good reviews)
₹ 2,312+
Tulips Elkhill Resorts
Okay (4.5, Okay reviews)
₹ 2,559+

Hiring a car in Ooty

Expect to pay ₹ 104 per litre in Ooty (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between ₹ 1,248 and ₹ 1,664.