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There are 4 ways to get from Puducherry to Arcot by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Vellore Cant (VLR) Chalukya Exp / ...

$10 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Villupuram to Vellore 168S

$13 - $18

Taxi  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Arcot 88.8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Arcot 88.8 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Arcot is to bus which costs ₹900 - ₹1,300 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Arcot is to taxi which costs ₹2,400 - ₹2,900 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Puducherry and Arcot is 121 km. The road distance is 142.1 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Arcot without a car is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs ₹750 - ₹1,700.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Puducherry to Arcot, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Arcot is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs ₹750 - ₹1,700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹900 - ₹1,300 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Arcot is 142 km. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from Puducherry to Arcot.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Arcot. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 75.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Puducherry to Arcot 5 times a week. Tickets cost $3 - $14 and the journey takes 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, SETC operates a bus from Puducherry to Arcot once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 3 h 12 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Villupuram to Vellore
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
scribd.com
Other operators
Taxi from Puducherry to Arcot
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Devaki Travels
Phone
+91 413 225 7199
Website
devakitravels.com
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 413 2888999
Website
fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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