How to Reach Munnar
Cochin International Airport; 125km away, serves as the nearest airport to reach Munnar. Visitors can easily hire local taxis or cabs, or can even take the regular buses from the airport to reach their destination.
Aluva Railway Station; 110km away, in Kochi is the nearest railway station to reach Munnar. Besides this, Ernakulam Railway Station (130km) and Madurai Railway Station (135km) are the other two railway stations that can serve you purpose to visit the hill station of Munnar.
Road journeys are indeed the best to revel in and enjoy the fascinating charm of Munnar. You can always avail both private-run and state buses from any corner of Kerala or from some parts of Tamil Nadu to reach Munnar by road. Frequent buses from Bangalore and Mysore (Karnataka), and Pondicherry are also available.
If you are planning for self-driving or riding, here is the distance between Munnar and other major nearby destinations:
Best Time to Visit Munnar
Munnar is best to explore during the months of October-November and January-May. As the monsoon almost gets over by September, the atmosphere starts getting greener with a pleasant temperature. Also, as winter starts bidding adieu by the end of February, you can always expect the temperature rising to an optimal level and continues till the end of May month. If you are looking forward for the best time to visit Munnar, you should plan your dates accordingly to witness and revel in the best of Munnar.
Here is the climate breakdown: