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There are 8 ways to get from Kovalam to Puducherry by plane, 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.

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Fly Trivandrum to Madras, train  •  6h 34m

  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  •  15h 39m

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

$15 - $37

6 alternative options

Bus to Tuticorin, fly to Pondicherry  •  23h 49m

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

$60 - $218

Fly Trivandrum to Pondicherry  •  3h 42m

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

$66 - $308

Bus  •  18h 16m

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

$18 - $27

Bus, train  •  18h 40m

  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  •  9h 13m

  1. Take a taxi from Kovalam to Puducherry 383.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  9h 13m

  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 18h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Kovalam to Puducherry is to fly which costs ₹4,800 - ₹23,000 and takes 3h 42m.

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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 15h 39m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,800.

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It takes approximately 6h 34m 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 3h 42m and costs ₹4,800 - ₹23,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,800 and takes 15h 39m, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,000 and takes 18h 16m.

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

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

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

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There are 452+ hotels available in Puducherry. Prices start at $19 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: 6h 34m

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

Air India Limited, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines fly from Kovalam to Puducherry once daily. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Kovalam to Puducherry twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $20 and the journey takes 13h 19m.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Tuticorin to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Tuticorin to Pondicherry via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Tuticorin to Pondicherry via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Tuticorin to Pondicherry via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Trivandrum to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
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
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Neyyattinkara (NYY) to Villupuram Junction (VM)
Ave. Duration
13h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Pondicherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
14h
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
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Trivandrum to Chennai
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kovalam to Puducherry
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Sanjay Taxi
Phone
+91 9747180107
Website
sanjaytaxi.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.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 13m and costs ₹210 - ₹260.

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