We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Toy Train
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
112
All photos (112)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“first class”(29 reviews)
“steam engine”(8 reviews)
“hour journey”(5 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
27°
21°
Dec
27°
21°
Jan
30°
21°
Feb
Contact
Shimla, Ooty , Darjeeling, Matheran, India
Website
Improve This Listing
Reviews (109)
Filter reviews
104 results
Traveller rating
60
27
15
0
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
60
27
15
0
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews first class steam engine hour journey visiting ooty general ticket ooty station long journey ticket window world heritage scenic beauty an amazing experience book tickets in advance reserved seats the nilgiri mountain railway right hand side general class got lucky
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 104 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent hours trying to register with IRTC and finally managed to book train tickets for the train ride Ooty to Conoor, receiving an email that our booking was confirmed and paid for. The next day we got up early and went to the station...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Nina H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took this train from Coonor to Ooty during July 2018. Its a lot better than Shimla toy train. One will enjoy the fabulous scenic beauty and awesome weather during July August. The coaches are really clean and the train runs at slow pace. Intermediate...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Sharma_Dhruv
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Well, the feeling that you have after you purchase the ticket is that of triumph. Victory of sorts because you could now board the World Heritage Toy Train at Ooty. The tickets are booked well in advance and it is limited in numbers. After getting...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pratik_Priya
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Most Loved at Ooty . Vally view and oldest Railway . Ooty to connoor only one hour journey and same return . Ticket should be advance booking .

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kapil J
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

From what we can gather this train is always at least an hour late so be prepared for a 6 hour journey. It is very crowded and no separate storage area for luggage. If you are travelling to Shimla it is best to sit on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DerekParsons
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The Nilgiri Mountain Railway toy train is one of the best one of its class in India. We boarded the train early morning from Ooty and the last station is Coonoor. What a breathtaking view. Its a must visit for anyone planing to visit Ooty.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank DeepjyotiA1
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Nilgiri hills attracts every year so many tourists and toy train from Ooty to cunnur is an attractive and remarkable experience. It's not a toy train in fact it is a joy train. You can realise it while you see this trains arriving at the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rajeev_poet
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Ooty station also known as Udagamandalam is still in its old grace. The station was crowdy with tourist. There were railway police who were checking the tickets, they don’t allow you to enter platform if you don’t have tickets. You need to sit of right...More

Date of experience: March 2018
5  Thank RkRoadie
Reviewed 7 April 2018

This is a must to do activity if you are coming to Ooty for the first time. We took the train from Coonoor to Ooty, which was a 1 hour journey. We booked in advance in first class coach, so there were not many people...More

Date of experience: March 2018
7  Thank anand m
Reviewed 22 March 2018

The view from the train is breathe taking, waterfalls, green bed of tea estate, small homes, valleys etc.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank maushami
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,449 nearby hotels
Meadows Residency - Ooty
1,075 reviews
.06 miles away
FabHotel Khems Ooty
237 reviews
.09 miles away
Hotel Preethi Classic Towers
113 reviews
.11 miles away
Hotel Preethi Palace
74 reviews
.11 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 10,261 nearby restaurants
Hotel Pankaj Bhojanalaya
408 reviews
.22 miles away
Adayar Ananda Bhavan
482 reviews
.22 miles away
Angaara
60 reviews
.32 miles away
Willy's Coffee Pub
68 reviews
.30 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2,030 nearby attractions
Upper Bhavani Lake
324 reviews
.35 miles away
Ketti Valley View
141 reviews
.99 miles away
St. Stephen's Church
228 reviews
.73 miles away
Botanical Gardens
3,343 reviews
.56 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Travelforever18
28 September 2018|
Answer
Response from RkRoadie | Reviewed this property |
You can do Ooty - Coonoor - Ooty in toy train when you explore Coonoor. It takes hardly first half of your day.
0
Votes
cliffordchetan7
4 July 2018|
Answer
Response from RkRoadie | Reviewed this property |
Go to IRCTC site and reserve your ticket.
0
Votes
ankittravels
28 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from RkRoadie | Reviewed this property |
You may book it from IRCTC site
1
Vote