Krishnagiri and Mettupalayam are located at a distance of 305Kms from each other. Mettupalayam can be reached in about 5hrs 5min.Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Krishnagiri and Mettupalayam. KPN Travels is a major operator along this route. The first bus starts from 11:55 PM and you can catch buses till 11:55 PM. Minimum fare for bus travel along this route is Rs.550, and the maximum fare is close to Rs.550.
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Mettupalayam is situated at the foot hills of the Nilgiri hills. Located on the bank of river Bhavani, Mettupalayam, right from the British era, was considered as a trade center and houses a huge market dealing with fresh fruits, spices and vegetables that are grown in the nearby hills of Ooty, Coonoor, and Kotagiri. Fresh products from here supplied to not only Tamil Nadu and but to Kerala as well. The places of interest in and around Mettupalayam are Black Thunder, a water theme park, Arul Mighu Vana Bathrakaliamman Temple, Tirupathi Temple, Kurunthamalai Murugan hill Temple and Karamadai Ranganathar Temple. One can also take a ride on the narrow gauge mountain train known as Nilgiri Passenger or Ooty train to get a glorious view of the nearby hills, tea plantations, valleys and forests. The 45 km journey from Mettupalayam to Ooty takes one through 16 tunnels and crosses more than 250 bridges.