Located in: Idukki district
Nearest Airport: Madurai Airport
Distance From Nearest Airport: 136 kilometres
Thekkady does not have an airport of its own and the Madurai airport located at a distance of 136 kilometres from Thekkady. The Madurai airport is the nearest airport to Thekkady and it is well connected with different parts of India. From Madurai, one can hire a cab to get to Thekkady.
Nearest Airport to Thekkady
Madurai Airport is connected to Chennai and Coimbatore.The best mode of transport from Madurai Airport to Thekkady will be cars. Online Car Rental Services exist from Madurai to Thekkady.
One can hire a taxi for full day from Madurai to Thekkady. Car Rental services are available for all cab types like AC, Non AC, Economical, SUV, Sedan and Tempo Traveller. Lowest cab fare from Madurai to Thekkady is Rs 3,500 while the highest can go till Rs.6000.
The journey will take about three hours. We suggest a car ride because on either side of the road are majestic mountains or the striking greenery of the plantations that will make the traveller fall in love with the place.
If you want to feel the beauty of Thekkady then car travel is the best way to do that. The facilities at the airport are good enough.
Other nearby airport to Thekkady
The major international airport near to Thekkady is Nedumbassery airport in Cochin, at a distance of 190 km away. Kochi airport is well connected to all cities in India and many metropolitan cities around the world.
Tourist taxi services are available from Cochin to Thekkady and charge is about Rs 4000 (It is an approximate price and may change according to the price hike).