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There are 5 ways to get from Arakkonam to Puducherry by train, night train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Tirumalpur to Chengalpattu
  2. Take the train from Chengalpattu (CGL) to Pondicherry (PDY) Ms-Pdy Exp / ...

$7 - $20

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Night train, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the night train from Arakkonam (AJJ) to Avadi (AVD) Tpty-Mas Exp
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Pondicherry

$9 - $24

Train, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Arakkonam (AJJ) to Chennai Central (MAS) West Coast Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Pondicherry

$9 - $24

Taxi  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arakkonam to Puducherry 93.9 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Arakkonam to Puducherry 93.9 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Arakkonam to Puducherry is to train which costs ₹550 - ₹1,500 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arakkonam to Puducherry is to taxi which costs ₹2,500 - ₹3,100 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between Arakkonam and Puducherry is 129 km. The road distance is 150.2 km.

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The best way to get from Arakkonam to Puducherry without a car is to train which takes 5 h 43 min and costs ₹550 - ₹1,500.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Arakkonam to Puducherry, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arakkonam to Puducherry is 150 km. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Arakkonam to Puducherry.

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There are 420+ hotels available in Puducherry. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arakkonam to Puducherry.
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  • Distance: 80.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Arakkonam to Puducherry via Tirumalpur, Chengalpattu, and Chengalpattu (CGL) in around 5 h 43 min.

Train operators
Chennai Suburban
Website
erail.in
Train from Tirumalpur to Chengalpattu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
chennaiepages.com
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Chengalpattu (CGL) to Pondicherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Arakkonam (AJJ) to Avadi (AVD)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Arakkonam (AJJ) to Chennai Central (MAS)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Arakkonam to Puducherry
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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