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There are 4 ways to get from Mannargudi to Puducherry by train, night train, taxi or car

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Train  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the train from Mannargudi (MQ) to Tiruppadirippuliyur (TDPR) Mq-Bgkt

$8 - $20

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Night train, train  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the night train from Mannargudi (MQ) to Mayiladuturai J (MV) Mq-Ms
  2. Take the train from Mayiladuturai J (MV) to Pondicherry (PDY) Cape-Pdy Wkly Exp.

$3 - $27

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2h 35m

  1. Take a taxi from Mannargudi to Puducherry 109.4 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from Mannargudi to Puducherry 109.4 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mannargudi to Puducherry is to train which costs ₹550 - ₹1,500 and takes 3h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannargudi to Puducherry is to taxi which costs ₹2,300 - ₹2,800 and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mannargudi to Puducherry. However, there are services departing from Mannargudi (MQ) and arriving at Pondicherry (PDY) via Mayiladuturai J (MV). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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The distance between Mannargudi and Puducherry is 147 km. The road distance is 175 km.

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The best way to get from Mannargudi to Puducherry without a car is to train which takes 3h 6m and costs ₹550 - ₹1,500.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Mannargudi to Puducherry, including transfers.

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Mannargudi to Puducherry train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Mannargudi (MQ) station.

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Mannargudi to Puducherry train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Pondicherry (PDY) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannargudi to Puducherry is 175 km. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from Mannargudi to Puducherry.

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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 Mannargudi to Puducherry.
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  • Distance: 91.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 6m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Mannargudi to Puducherry once a week. Tickets cost $2 - $14 and the journey takes 2h 44m.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Mannargudi (MQ) to Tiruppadirippuliyur (TDPR)
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Mannargudi (MQ) to Mayiladuturai J (MV)
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Mayiladuturai J (MV) to Pondicherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Mannargudi to Puducherry
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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