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How to Reach Pondicherry from Ooty

Reach Pondicherry By Road


Ooty is an ultimate honeymoon retreat in India which is set amid the hues of the Nilgiri Hills in Tamil Nadu. Graced with vast foliage and dotted with wildlife, rippling lakes and rivulets at a mighty height, Ooty is approximately 8-9 hours drive from Pondicherry. The approximate road distance from Ooty to Pondicherry is 425 kms keeping onto the Salem-Kanyakumari Highway and National Highway 68. The Sterling Resorts on Mutt Road is one of the best 3 star hotels in Ooty that is located amid the tranquil natural ambiance offering an ideal retreat. Your drive from Ooty to Pondicherry starts heading towards Woodcock Road followed by the Church Hill Road that merges onto the State Highway 66. Head straight towards Mettupalayam keeping onto the Coimbatore-Ooty-Gundlupet Highway and thereby head straight towards Salem keeping onto the Salem Kanyakumari Highway followed by Asian Highway 43 to connect the National Highway 68. Head straight en route Attur to connect National Highway 45 followed by National Highway 65 and thereby merge onto the Chennai Theni Highway followed by Trichy Trunk Road. Steer your wheels towards Villianur Main Road followed by Maraimalai Adigal Salai. Your drive from Ooty to Pondicherry ends here. The Hotel Du Parc, is one of the best budget hotels in Pondicherry, which is a Heritage Villa and is an exquisitely designed building that boasts of an ancient French architecture.


Distance: 425 KM
Time Taken (approx): 7 hrs.

Head south toward WoodCock Rd190 m
Turn left onto WoodCock Rd450 m
Slight left onto Coimbatore - Ooty - Gundlupet Hwy/SH 66250 m
Turn right toward Church Hill Rd700 m
Continue straight onto Church Hill Rd
Pass by Astoria Residency
(on the right)
250 m
Turn left to stay on Church Hill Rd
Pass by ICICI Bank
(on the left)
300 m
Slight right at Cab Ooty.com toward Coimbatore - Ooty - Gundlupet Hwy/SH 66210 m
Continue straight past NDCC Bank onto Coimbatore - Ooty - Gundlupet Hwy/SH 66
Pass by Wellington Cantonment Hospital
(on the right in 13.9 km)
19.3 km
Turn left to stay on Coimbatore - Ooty - Gundlupet Hwy/SH 66
Pass by BP Gas Station
(on the right in 29.3 km)
29.5 km
At Victoria Jewellery, continue onto Avinashi - Annur - Mettupalayam Rd
Pass by Immanuel Eye Hospital
(on the left)
19.9 km
Turn left onto Avinashi - Annur - Mettupalayam Rd/Sathyamangalam Rd
Pass by Supreme Computer Education
(on the right)
230 m
Take the 2nd right onto Avinashi - Annur - Mettupalayam Rd/Kamanaikenpalayam - Annur Rd
Continue to follow Avinashi - Annur - Mettupalayam Rd
Pass by Sri Ram Hospital
(on the right)
17.9 km
Turn left to stay on Avinashi - Annur - Mettupalayam Rd
Pass by AVP Silks, AVP Corner, Avinashi
(on the left in 1.7 km)
9.5 km
Continue onto Salem-Kanyakumari Hwy300 m
Turn left to stay on Salem-Kanyakumari Hwy
Partial toll road
Pass by Bharat Petroleum COCO
(on the left in 6.1 km)
109 km
Keep right at the fork and merge onto AH 43/NH 68/NH 7
Continue to follow NH 68
Go through 2 roundabouts
Pass by Adithya Traders
(on the left in 3.1 km)
17.6 km
Slight right onto Salem-Ulundurpettai Hwy/NH 68
Pass by Essar Petrol Pump
(on the left in 10.2 km)
43.0 km
Turn left to stay on Salem-Ulundurpettai Hwy/NH 68
Partial toll road
Pass by Indian Oil Petrol Station
(on the left in 13.5 km)
77.9 km
Turn left7 m
Take the 1st right toward SH 692.6 km
Continue straight through National Highway 45 onto SH 693.3 km
Continue onto NH 65800 m
Continue onto Chennai - Theni Hwy
Partial toll road
Pass by Government PHC Iruvelpattu
(on the left in 19.7 km)
28.6 km
Turn right toward Trichy Trunk Rd69 m
Continue straight onto Trichy Trunk Rd
Pass by Nila
(on the left in 1.1 km)
3.7 km
Continue onto GST Rd/Trichy Trunck Rd
Pass by ES Hospital
(on the left)
550 m
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto E Pondy Rd
Pass by ICICI Bank
(on the right)
5.1 km
Continue onto NH 45A
Go through 2 roundabouts
Pass by State Bank of India
(on the left)
32.3 km
Slight right onto Villianur Main Rd
Pass by Vasan Eye Care
(on the left)
86 m
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto 100 Feet Rd/ECR Main Rd
Pass by The Sunway GRT Grand - Pondicherry
(on the left in 1.7 km)
2.0 km
Turn left toward Thengaitittu Main Rd36 m
Turn right onto Thengaitittu Main Rd400 m

Fast Facts about Pondicherry
State: Pondicherry
District: Pondicherry
Famous for: Beaches
Languages: Tamil, French, English, Telugu, Malayalam
Best Season: October - March
Weather: Summer 24 to 41°C, Winter 17 to 32°C
Altitude : 0 m
Pin code : 605001
STD code: 0413
Distance Charts to Pondicherry
Road Map Distance Time
Bangalore to Pondicherry 324 KM 5 hrs.
Chennai to Pondicherry 159 KM 2 hrs.
Coimbatore to Pondicherry 377 KM 5 hrs.
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