There are 8 ways to get from Mangalore 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.

Recommended option

Fly Mangalore to Madras, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. IXE - MAA

$61 - $418

Cheapest option

Train  •  17 h 16 min

  1. Puducherry Exp

$17 - $26

6 alternative options

Fly Mangalore to Pondicherry  •  3 h 45 min

  1. IXE - PNY

$100 - $477

Fly Mangalore to Tirupati, train  •  12 h 23 min

  1. IXE - TIR

$98 - $487

Bus to Bengaluru, fly to Pondicherry  •  11 h 4 min

  1. BLR - PNY

$48 - $188

Bus  •  19 h 35 min

$25 - $36

Taxi  •  9 h 26 min

  1. 414.9 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  9 h 26 min

  1. 414.9 miles

$65 - $100

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

IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet fly from Mangalore to Puducherry 6 times a week. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Mangalore to Puducherry twice a week. Tickets cost $15 - $24 and the journey takes 17 h 10 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Mangalore to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Bengaluru to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Puducherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Puducherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Mangalore Cntl (MAQ) to Puducherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Mangalore to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Chennai
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 5 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
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Mangalore to Puducherry
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Mangalore and Puducherry is 551 km. The road distance is 664 km.

The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Puducherry is to train which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,800 and takes 17 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Puducherry is to fly which takes 3 h 45 min and costs ₹6,500 - ₹33,000.

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.

It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Mangalore to Puducherry, including transfers.