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

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Fly  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Pondicherry (PNY) IXE - PNY

$85 - $396

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Train  •  17 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Mangalore (MAQ) to Pondicherry (PDY) Maq Pdy Exp / ...

$16 - $24

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Bus  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Mangalore to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Chennai
  3. Take the bus from Chennai to Pondicherry

$22 - $33

Taxi  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mangalore to Puducherry 414.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Puducherry 414.9 miles

$65 - $100

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No, there is no direct bus from Mangalore to Puducherry. However, there are services departing from Mangalore and arriving at Pondicherry via Bangalore and Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 35 min.

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The distance between Mangalore and Puducherry is 551 km. The road distance is 663.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Puducherry without a car is to train which takes 17 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Mangalore to Puducherry, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Puducherry is to fly which takes 3 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 17 h 2 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 19 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from Mangalore Airport to Pondicherry Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Mangalore to Puducherry is 664 km. It takes approximately 9 h 26 min to drive from Mangalore to Puducherry.

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Jet Airways, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Mangalore Airport to Pondicherry Airport.

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  • Distance: 344.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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

Spicejet, Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines fly from Mangalore to Puducherry 3 times a day. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Mangalore to Puducherry twice a week. Tickets cost $14 - $22 and the journey takes 16 h 55 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Mangalore to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Chennai
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Mangalore to Puducherry
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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 Mangalore to Mangalore Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs .

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