The nearest airports are
1. Coimbatore (160 km)
2. Bengaluru (245 km)
The nearest railway stations are at Udhagamandalam (67 km), Mysore (90 km), Coimbatore (160 km) and Bengaluru (245 km). For more details, check the official website of Indian Railways.
There are two routes from Udhagamandalam: one via Kallatty (36 km); and the other via Gudalur (67 km). The sanctuary can also be approached by road from Mysore (91 km).
You can hire a car or a SUV from the local travel agencies.
The Sanctuary is well connected by National Highway. Most buses that ply from Mysore to Udhagamandalam stop at the reception Centre at Theppakkadu, making it easy for those who plan to travel by bus.