As coonoor does not have a railway station of its own, the nearest railway station is at Coimbatore which is at a distance of 43 kms. The station is well connected with all the major cities of the country. Trains that can be accessed easily are Mumbai LLT- Coimbatore express, kochuveli- yesvantpur garib rath, Chennai central- Coimbatore AC duronto express. Finding a train to reach coonoor is not a difficult task.
At a distance of 54 kms, Coimbatore Peelamdeu Airport is the nearest airport from coonoor. This airport is connected directly with NH47. Coimbatore is well connected to the airports of south India, especially with the cities of Bangalore and Chennai. Various domestic flights connect it with all the metro cities in India. The nearest international airport being the Bangalore airport is at a distance of 296 kms.
The city of coonoor is well connected with other cities in Tamilnadu especially Chennai with the help of bus services. Nearly 3 direct buses connect the two cities. These buses are parveen travels, shama travels and kpn travels. Many private and state owned buses ply on the roads to take the tourist to their destined places. Bus service at regular interval is usually seen to take the tourist from mysore, Coimbatore, ooty, tirupati to coonoor.