There are 5 ways to get from Madras Airport (MAA) to Puducherry by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h

  1. Ms Pdy Exp

$3 - $15

4 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 40 min

$9 - $13

Bus via Tambaram  •  5 h 49 min

$9 - $13

Taxi  •  2 h 10 min

  1. 95.2 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. 95.2 miles

$15 - $23

What companies run services between Madras Airport (MAA), India and Puducherry, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Madras Airport (MAA) to Puducherry once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $15 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Madras Airport (MAA) to Puducherry every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madras Airport (MAA) and Puducherry is 122 km. The road distance is 152 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madras Airport (MAA) to Puducherry is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹900 and takes 5 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Madras Airport (MAA) to Puducherry is to taxi which takes 2 h 10 min and costs ₹2,400 - ₹2,900.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tirusulam (Tlm) and arriving at Puducherry (PDY). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

The train from Tirusulam (Tlm) to Puducherry (PDY) takes 4 h including transfers and departs once daily.