There are 8 ways to get from Kovalam to Puducherry by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly Trivandrum to Madras, train  •  6 h 49 min

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

$42 - $179

Cheapest option

Train  •  15 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Neyyattinkara (NYY) to Villupuram Junction (VM) Guv Chennai Exp / ...

$16 - $37

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Bus to Tuticorin, fly to Pondicherry  •  24 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  2. Fly from Tuticorin (TCR) to Pondicherry (PNY) TCR - PNY

$60 - $219

Fly Trivandrum to Pondicherry  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Pondicherry (PNY) TRV - PNY

$61 - $308

Bus  •  18 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Trivandrum to Chennai
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Pondicherry

$18 - $27

Bus, train  •  18 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  2. Take the train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Pondicherry (PDY) Cape-Pdy Wkly Exp.

$20 - $35

Taxi  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kovalam to Puducherry 383.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Kovalam to Puducherry 383.1 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Kovalam to Puducherry is to bus which costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,000 and takes 18 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kovalam to Puducherry is to fly which costs ₹4,400 - ₹23,000 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Kovalam and Puducherry is 502 km. The road distance is 612.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kovalam to Puducherry without a car is to train which takes 15 h 9 min and costs ₹1,100 - ₹2,800.

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It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to get from Kovalam to Puducherry, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kovalam to Puducherry is to fly which takes 3 h 42 min and costs ₹4,400 - ₹23,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹2,800 and takes 15 h 9 min, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,000 and takes 18 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Trivandrum Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kovalam to Puducherry is 613 km. It takes approximately 9 h 13 min to drive from Kovalam to Puducherry.

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Air India Limited, Air India Express, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Trivandrum Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are 387+ hotels available in Puducherry. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kovalam to Puducherry.
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  • Distance: 313.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 49 min

What companies run services between Kovalam, Kerala, India and Puducherry, India?

Air India Limited, Spicejet and two other airlines fly from Kovalam to Puducherry twice daily. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Kovalam to Puducherry twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 12 h 49 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Tuticorin to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Tuticorin to Pondicherry via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Tuticorin to Pondicherry via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Tuticorin to Pondicherry via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Trivandrum to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Pondicherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Neyyattinkara (NYY) to Villupuram Junction (VM)
Ave. Duration
12 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Pondicherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Trivandrum to Chennai
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kovalam to Puducherry
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Sanjay Taxi
Phone
+91 9747180107
Website
sanjaytaxi.com
Fast Track call taxi
Phone
+91 471 2888999
Website
trivandrum.fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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The best way to get from Kovalam to Trivandrum Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs ₹210 - ₹260.

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