There are 8 ways to get from Puducherry to Idukki by train, plane, taxi, bus 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.

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Train to Madras, fly to Kochi, taxi  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Chennai Egmore (MS)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Kochi (COK) MAA - COK
  3. Take a taxi from Kochi to Idukki

$56 - $185

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Kumily

$25 - $32

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Train to Tiruchirapalli, fly to Kochi, taxi  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Srirangam (SRGM)
  2. Fly from Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) to Kochi (COK) TRZ - COK
  3. Take a taxi from Kochi to Idukki

$73 - $259

Fly Pondicherry to Kochi, taxi  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Kochi (COK) PNY - COK
  2. Take a taxi from Kochi to Idukki

$73 - $254

Train to Madras, fly to Madurai, taxi  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Chennai Egmore (MS)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Madurai (IXM) MAA - IXM
  3. Take a taxi from Madurai to Idukki

$90 - $245

Train to Madras, fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Chennai Egmore (MS)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Coimbatore (CJB) MAA - CJB
  3. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Idukki

$111 - $225

Bus via Kuttikkanam  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Kuttikkanam

$36 - $46

Drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Idukki 306.5 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Idukki is to bus which costs ₹1,800 - ₹2,400 and takes 11 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Idukki is to fly and taxi which costs ₹5,000 - ₹19,000 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Puducherry and Idukki is 389 km. The road distance is 490.4 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Idukki without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 11 min and costs ₹1,800 - ₹2,400.

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It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to get from Puducherry to Idukki, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Kochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Idukki is 490 km. It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to drive from Puducherry to Idukki.

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Air India Limited, Vistara, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 159+ hotels available in Idukki. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Pondicherry Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs ₹230 - ₹280.

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Map of how to get from Puducherry to Idukki.
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  • Distance: 243.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 30 min

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

RedBus operates a bus from Puducherry to Idukki once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 10 h 30 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Madras to Kochi via Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Madras to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Kochi
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Pondicherry to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Pondicherry to Kochi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Pondicherry to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Pondicherry to Kumily
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Pondicherry to Kuttikkanam
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Idukki
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Kerala Taxi
Phone
+91 98460 43403
Website
keralataxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 484 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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