Nearest Railway Station to Munnar
Here is all you need to know about the nearest railway station to Munnar.
Wondering how to reach Munnar by train? Munnar in Kerala is a popular hill station famous for its picturesque sceneries & tea plantations. Mountains that hunch out of the valley are covered in manicured slopes of tea and sightseeing places in Munnar are just wonderful and make it an ideal place for honeymooners and families. You can reach Munnar by flights to the nearest airport near Munnar or by train to the nearest railway station to Munnar or reach directly in Munnar town by road. The best time to visit Munnar would be October to November and from January to May when it is comfortably cold.
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The train is an ideal way to reach Munnar from the nearest cities like Bangalore or Chennai. However, there are no trains to Munnar directly and Munnar is not on the rail route. Nearest railway station to Munnar is at Alwaye (Aluva) or Angamaly, which are nearly 120 km away from Munnar. Most of the trains stop at Alwaye (Aluva) which is a bigger station than Angamaly. It is better to get down at Aluva rather than Ernakulam if your train stops there as it will help you in saving time on a visit to Munnar. The next best option after Aluva is to get down at any of the two railway stations in Ernakulam.
The nearest railway station to Munnar is Kochi or Ernakulam other than Aluva. It is a major junction in the south from where you can get trains for the major cities of the country including Delhi, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Mumbai, Mangalore, Bangalore, and many others.
Anyone visiting Munnar can also get down at any of the two railway stations in Ernakulam, Ernakulam Junction (South), and Ernakulam Town (North). A taxi to Munnar from any of the railway stations in Ernakulam may cost 2500 Indian Rupees. Taxis are available for hire from the pre-paid counter inside the station premises
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All these stations are operated by the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways and come under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division. Ernakulam Junction is one of the major railway stations in Kerala with trains to any part of India and also one of the A1 graded stations in the Southern Railway.
Munnar invites everyone to its valleys with its magnetizing beauty. If you have already visited Munnar by air or road, next time you can try to reach the nearest railway station to Munnar.
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