There are 4 ways to get from Puducherry to Kāraikkudi by bus, train, taxi or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Kāraikkudi is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹950 and takes 6 h 44 min.
The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Kāraikkudi is to taxi which costs ₹4,200 - ₹5,500 and takes 3 h 55 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Puducherry to Kāraikkudi. However, there are services departing from Pondicherry and arriving at Karaikudi via Villupuram. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 44 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pondicherry (PDY) and arriving at Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI). Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 32 min.
The distance between Puducherry and Kāraikkudi is 238 km. The road distance is 271.6 km.
The best way to get from Puducherry to Kāraikkudi without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 44 min and costs ₹600 - ₹950.
It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Puducherry to Kāraikkudi, including transfers.
Puducherry to Kāraikkudi bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Villupuram station.
Puducherry to Kāraikkudi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Pondicherry (PDY) station.
The best way to get from Puducherry to Kāraikkudi is to bus which takes 6 h 44 min and costs ₹600 - ₹950. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹470 - ₹1,200 and takes 7 h 32 min.
What companies run services between Puducherry, India and Kāraikkudi, India?
SETC operates a bus from Puducherry to Kāraikkudi every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Puducherry to Kāraikkudi once a week. Tickets cost $6 - $17 and the journey takes 7 h 32 min.
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI)
- Ave. Duration
- 7 h 32 min
- Once a week
- Estimated price
- $6 - $17
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