The road from Mysore to Ooty is not that long. The fastest way to get to Ooty is by road. First you need to tell your cab booking service to follow the route via National Highway 766. To take this route, you need to get on to the National Highway 150A. From there you need to take the National Highway 766 and the National Highway 181 till you reach the Mysuru Ooty road. Once, on that you reach you need to reach National Highway 181 till you get to your destination.
Unlike most places in India, Ooty is one place that it beautiful all year around. Whether you plan a summer trip or a winter trip you will always manage to enjoy the beauty of nature in this hill station. If you're visiting during winters make sure to carry warm clothes since it could get quite cold here at night.
There is only one major route to take from Mysore to Ooty. There are not too many turns along the way and you will reach Ooty in a little over an hour. This route is also filled with interesting places to visit. This will make your journey as exciting as your destination. The ooty to mysore distance is also not that long on the return journey.
The roads are excellent. The section on the ghats is very wide and is very safe to maneuver. You just need to be aware of a few broken patches as work may still be going on.