There are 5 ways to get from Katpadi Junction Station to Karaikal by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Pamani Exp

$17 - $31

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Puducherry Exp / ...

$7 - $22

3 alternative options

Train via Arakkonam (AJJ)  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Sanghamitra Exp / ...
  2. Ltt Karaikal Exp

$8 - $31

Taxi  •  4 h 7 min

  1. 180.8 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. 180.8 miles

$29 - $45

What companies run services between Katpadi Junction Station, India and Karaikal, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Katpadi Junction Station to Karaikal 3 times a week. Tickets cost $4 - $16 and the journey takes 6 h 54 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Peralam Jn (PEM)
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Puducherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Katpadi Junction (KPD) to Arakkonam (AJJ)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Arakkonam (AJJ) to Karaikal (KIK)
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Puducherry to Karikal
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Katpadi Junction Station to Karaikal
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in
Friends Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 416 233 34 44
Website
friendstrackcalltaxi.com
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 416 28 88 999
Website
vellore.fasttractcalltaxi.in

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Katpadi Junction Station and Karaikal is 241 km. The road distance is 289 km.

The cheapest way to get from Katpadi Junction Station to Karaikal is to train and bus which costs ₹470 - ₹1,500 and takes 7 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Katpadi Junction Station to Karaikal is to taxi which takes 4 h 7 min and costs ₹6,500 - ₹8,000.

No, there is no direct train from Katpadi Junction Station to Karaikal. However, there are services departing from Katpadi Junction (KPD) and arriving at Karaikal (KIK) via Arakkonam (AJJ). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Katpadi Junction Station to Karaikal, including transfers.