There are different ways to travel to Munnar. As tourism flourished in the region, the connectivity improved.
You can travel to Munnar by air. The nearest airport is the Cochin International airport located in Kochi in Kerala. The airport is located at a distance of 110 kms from Munnar. You can travel from the airport to Munnar by bus or taxi services.
Apart from this, you can also fly to the Madurai airport. Munnar is located 140 kms away from this airport. National Highway 49 connect Munnar with Madurai.
The nearest railway station to Munnar is the Aluva railway station in Kerala. It is well connected to a number of cities of India. Munnar is located 108 kms from this railway station and is well connected by taxi service. You can also travel to the railway stations in Ernakulum which is located 130 kms away from Munnar or to Madurai. Regular bus services connect Munnar with these railway stations.
While it is convenient to travel to Munnar y air or train, the spot is best enjoyed when you travel there by road. The roads are excellent; bus services are frequent and regular; private taxis and jeeps are easily available and the scenery is breathtaking. The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation runs regular bus services to Munnar. National Highway 49 connects Munnar with Kochi. The twisty and curvy road takes you through some of the most beautiful scenery of South India.
Kochi -Madurai NH 49.
Kochi --> Kothamangalam --> Adimali --> Chithirapuram --> Munnar