Chennai to Munnar by bus, flight

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From Chennai to Munnar by bus

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From Chennai Airport to Kochi India by flight

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MAA Chennai Airport
Stop 11h 50m
Bangalore Airport
COK Kochi Airport India, Kochi India
13h 55m
MAA Chennai Airport
COK Kochi Airport India, Kochi India
9h 15m
MAA Chennai Airport
COK Kochi Airport India, Kochi India
9h 15m
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MAA Chennai Airport
Stop 5h 55m
Bangalore Airport
COK Kochi Airport India, Kochi India
8h 15m

Chennai to Munnar Schedule

Chennai to Munnar Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
AirAsia India Economy #I5239208:25 – 22:20₹ 7,667
AirAsia India Economy #I5238613:10 – 22:25₹ 5,436
AirAsia India Economy #I5238416:05 – 01:20₹ 7,667
K P N AC Sleeper 20:30 – 09:30₹ 1,100
AirAsia India Economy #I5238022:55 – 07:10₹ 4,926

Popular Routes in India

How to get from Chennai to Munnar

When you want to get from Chennai to Munnar, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about INR 7,557. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as INR 1,098.

How far is Chennai from Munnar?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Chennai to Munnar. Your trip will be a total of 357 miles (573 km). The flying distance is 299 miles (480 km).

How long does it take to get from Chennai to Munnar?

The travel time from Chennai to Munnar can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 10 to 13 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Chennai to Munnar?

The cost of the trip from Chennai to Munnar varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is K P N: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as INR 1,098 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as INR 7,557.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Chennai to Munnar:

  • Bus tickets - INR 1,098 to INR 1,098;
  • Plane tickets - INR 3,600 to INR 7,557;

How many trips per day are there between Chennai and Munnar?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Chennai to Munnar depart during the day - there are approximately 4 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 20:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 20:30. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Chennai to Munnar. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is INR 3,600.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Chennai to Munnar
AirAsia India


Taking a bus from Chennai to Munnar is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

The most popular transport from Chennai to Munnar

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Chennai to Munnar? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 1000 decided to go for a bus.