There are 6 ways to get from Coimbatore to Puducherry by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Coimbatore to Pondicherry

$8 - $11

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Train  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Pondicherry (PDY) Maq Pdy Exp / ...

$6 - $17

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Puducherry 238 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Coimbatore to Puducherry 238 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Pondicherry  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Pondicherry (PNY) CJB - PNY

$65 - $307

Fly to Madras, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Madras (MAA) CJB - MAA
  2. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Pondicherry (PDY)

$32 - $128

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The cheapest way to get from Coimbatore to Puducherry is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 8 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coimbatore to Puducherry is to taxi which costs ₹5,000 - ₹6,000 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Coimbatore and arriving at Pondicherry. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) and arriving at Pondicherry (PDY). Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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The distance between Coimbatore and Puducherry is 329 km. The road distance is 380.8 km.

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The best way to get from Coimbatore to Puducherry without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 15 min and costs ₹550 - ₹800.

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The bus from Coimbatore to Pondicherry takes 8 h 15 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Coimbatore to Puducherry bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Coimbatore station.

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Coimbatore to Puducherry train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) station.

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The best way to get from Coimbatore to Puducherry is to bus which takes 8 h 15 min and costs ₹550 - ₹800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹500 - ₹1,300 and takes 9 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs ₹4,700 - ₹23,000 and takes 7 h 44 min.

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There is no direct flight from Coimbatore Airport to Pondicherry Airport. The quickest flight takes 13 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Coimbatore to Puducherry bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Pondicherry station.

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Map of how to get from Coimbatore to Puducherry.
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  • Distance: 205.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 15 min

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

RedBus operates a bus from Coimbatore to Puducherry every 2 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 8 h 15 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Coimbatore to Puducherry twice a week. Tickets cost $6 - $17 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Coimbatore to Pondicherry via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Coimbatore to Pondicherry via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
11 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Coimbatore to Pondicherry via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Coimbatore to Pondicherry via Pune, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Coimbatore to Pondicherry via Pune, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Coimbatore to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Coimbatore to Puducherry
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 422 44 22 44 22
Website
meru.in

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