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There are 5 ways to get from Puducherry to Madurai by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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  • Distance: 182.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

What companies run services between Puducherry, India and Madurai, India?

You can take a train from Puducherry to Madurai via Villuparam Junction (VM) in around 6 hours 58 minutes. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Puducherry to Madurai every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 7 hours 30 minutes.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Avg. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Puducherry (PDY) to Villuparam Junction (VM)
Avg. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villuparam Junction (VM) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
Avg. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Puducherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
Avg. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
4 h 53 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Devaki Travels
Phone
+91 413 225 7199
Website
devakitravels.com
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 413 2888999
Website
fasttrackcalltaxi.in
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

How far is it from Puducherry to Madurai?

The distance between Puducherry and Madurai is 292 km. The road distance is 328 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Madurai?

The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Madurai is to bus which costs ₹700 and takes 7 hours 30 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Puducherry to Madurai?

The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Madurai is to taxi which takes 4 hours 53 minutes and costs ₹6,000.

Is there a direct train between Puducherry and Madurai?

No, there is no direct train from Puducherry to Madurai. However, there are services departing from Puducherry (PDY) and arriving at Madurai Junction (MDU) via Villuparam Junction (VM). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 hours 58 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Puducherry and Madurai?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pondicherry and arriving at Madurai. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 7 hours 30 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Puducherry to Madurai?

It takes approximately 6 hours 58 minutes to get from Puducherry to Madurai, including transfers.