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
$10 - $23
3 alternative options
Bus • 5 h 26 min
$13 - $18
Taxi • 2 h 7 min
$30 - $40
Drive • 2 h 7 min
$14 - $21
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Arcot is to bus which costs ₹900 - ₹1,300 and takes 5 h 26 min.
The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Arcot is to taxi which costs ₹2,400 - ₹2,900 and takes 2 h 7 min.
The distance between Puducherry and Arcot is 121 km. The road distance is 142.1 km.
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.
It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Puducherry to Arcot, including transfers.
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.
Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Arcot is 142 km. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from Puducherry to Arcot.
There are 24+ hotels available in Arcot. Prices start at $14 USD per night.
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 from Pondicherry (PDY) to Vellore Cant (VLR)
- Ave. Duration
- 3 h 6 min
- 5 times a week
- Estimated price
- $3 - $14
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