There are 5 ways to get from Chennai to Pondicherry University by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus SETC  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Koonimedu

$7 - $9

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Train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Pondicherry (PDY) Ms-Pdy Exp / ...

$6 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus RedBus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Pondicherry

$9 - $15

Taxi  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Pondicherry University 87.6 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Pondicherry University 87.6 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Pondicherry University is to bus which costs ₹480 - ₹700 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Pondicherry University is to taxi which costs ₹2,200 - ₹2,700 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Pondicherry University is 128 km. The road distance is 140.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Pondicherry University without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 40 min and costs ₹480 - ₹700.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Chennai to Pondicherry University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Pondicherry University is to bus which takes 2 h 40 min and costs ₹480 - ₹700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹390 - ₹1,400 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Pondicherry University is 140 km. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Chennai to Pondicherry University.

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There are 381+ hotels available in Pondicherry University. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 79.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Pondicherry University, India?

SETC operates a bus from Chennai to Pondicherry University every 3 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 2 h 28 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Pondicherry University once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $15 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Chennai to Koonimedu
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Pondicherry University
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Yellow Taxi
Phone
+91 44 26 54 26 26
Website
yellowcalltaxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 44 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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