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There are 5 ways to get from Puducherry to Bommidi by bus, taxi, train, night train or car

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Bus, taxi  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Salem Bypass
  2. Take a taxi from Salem Bypass to Bommidi

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Train  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry to Salem Jn 06855
  2. Take the train from Salem Jn to Bommidi 02680 / ...

3 alternative options

Night train  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the night train from Pondicherry to Dharmapuri 07394

Taxi  •  3h 11m

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Bommidi 224 km

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Bommidi 224 km
Puducherry → Bommidi
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Bommidi is to train which costs ₹260 - ₹1,500 and takes 6h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Bommidi is to taxi which costs ₹5,500 - ₹7,500 and takes 3h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Puducherry to Bommidi. However, there are services departing from Pondicherry and arriving at Bommidi via Salem Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 59m.

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The distance between Puducherry and Bommidi is 172 km. The road distance is 224 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Bommidi without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3h 8m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Puducherry to Bommidi, including transfers.

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Puducherry to Bommidi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Pondicherry station.

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Puducherry to Bommidi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Bommidi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Bommidi is 224 km. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from Puducherry to Bommidi.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Bommidi. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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  • Distance: 172.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 8m

What companies run services between Puducherry, India and Bommidi, Tamil Nādu, India?

You can take a train from Puducherry to Bommidi via Salem Jn in around 6h 59m.

Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Pondicherry to Salem Jn
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹160 - ₹900
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹160 - ₹220
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹650
Second AC (2A)
₹700 - ₹900
Train from Salem Jn to Bommidi
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹95 - ₹600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹95 - ₹130
Third AC (3A)
₹340 - ₹430
Second AC (2A)
₹470 - ₹600
Night train from Pondicherry to Dharmapuri
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹190 - ₹1,000
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹190 - ₹250
Third AC (3A)
₹550 - ₹750
Second AC (2A)
₹800 - ₹1,000
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Pondicherry to Salem Bypass
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Salem Bypass to Bommidi
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
₹1,400 - ₹1,700
V Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 88 83 23 34 44
Website
facebook.com
Mango Call Taxi
Phone
+91 76 67 32 53 25
A1 Travels
Phone
+91 90 43 33 74 12

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