There are 5 ways to get from Madurai to Puducherry by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Cuddalore Port Junction (CUPJ) Rmm-Tpty Tri-Wkly Exp

$11 - $23

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Madurai to Pondicherry

$7 - $11

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Taxi  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Puducherry 205.2 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Madurai to Puducherry 205.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Pondicherry (PNY) IXM - PNY

$47 - $208

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madurai and arriving at Pondicherry. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Madurai and Puducherry is 292 km. The road distance is 328.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Puducherry without a car is to train which takes 6 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Madurai to Puducherry, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Madurai to Puducherry is to train which takes 6 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h, you could also fly, which costs and takes 13 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Madurai Airport to Pondicherry Airport. The quickest flight takes 14 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Puducherry is 328 km. It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to drive from Madurai to Puducherry.

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IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Madurai Airport to Pondicherry Airport.

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Map of how to get from Madurai to Puducherry.
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  • Distance: 182.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Madurai to Puducherry 3 times a week. Tickets cost $6 - $16 and the journey takes 6 h 9 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Madurai to Puducherry twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Pondicherry via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
13 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Madurai to Pondicherry via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Madurai to Pondicherry via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
16 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Madurai to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Madurai to Pondicherry via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Madurai to Pondicherry via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Puducherry
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Friends Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 266 77 77
Website
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 288 8999
Website
madurai.fasttrackcalltaxi.in
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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There are 386+ hotels available in Puducherry. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Madurai Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs .

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