Munnar is well connected by road to major cities like Kochi in Kerala. It does not have an airport or a railhead. However, it is conveniently accessible as it is one of the famous tourist destinations of Kerala. Here is how to reach Munnar:
Nearest airport is the Cochin International Airport (CIAL) at Nedumbassery about 125 km away. It handles both domestic and international flights. One can fly to Singapore, Middle East and Malaysia and to most major Indian cities. Jet Airways, Indian Airlines and Kingfisher operate daily flights. Pre-paid taxi service Cochin Airport Taxi Society (CATS) can be hired to reach Munnar from Kochi. Both AC and non AC cabs are available. Taxis charge an additional premium of 15-25 per cent as night charges (7 PM-6 AM).
Munnar doesn’t have a rail network nearby. Though if you want to travel by train, the nearest railway station is Aluva 110kms, Ernakulam is 130kms and Madurai is 135kms.
Munnar has the bus station at the main street (bazaar). Direct regular buses from 6a.m in the morning are from Munnar. Buses are the best way to travel to Munnar by road.