There are 7 ways to get from Puducherry to Kanyakumari by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Nagercoil

$13 - $18

6 alternative options

Train  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Puducherry (PDY) to Kanyakumari (CAPE) Pdy Cape Exp

$13 - $22

Taxi  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Kanyakumari 355 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Kanyakumari 355 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Pondicherry to Trivandrum, train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Trivandrum (TRV) PNY - TRV
  2. Take the train from Trivandrum Cntl (TVC) to Kanyakumari (CAPE)

$45 - $221

Train to Madras, fly to Trivandrum, train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Puducherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Trivandrum (TRV) MAA - TRV
  3. Take the train from Trivandrum Cntl (TVC) to Kanyakumari (CAPE)

$41 - $193

Train to Madras, fly to Tuticorin, taxi  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Puducherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tuticorin (TCR) MAA - TCR
  3. Take a taxi from Tuticorin to Kanyakumari

$51 - $264

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Kanyakumari is to bus which costs ₹850 - ₹1,300 and takes 11 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Kanyakumari is to train and fly and taxi which takes 7 h 37 min and costs ₹3,400 - ₹18,000.

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The distance between Puducherry and Kanyakumari is 496 km. The road distance is 568 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 4 min to get from Puducherry to Kanyakumari, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Puducherry (PDY) and arriving at Kanyakumari (CAPE). Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 30 min.

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

RedBus operates a bus from Puducherry to Kanyakumari 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 10 h 45 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Puducherry to Kanyakumari twice a week. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 15 h 30 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Pondicherry to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Pondicherry to Trivandrum via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Pondicherry to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $440
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Pondicherry to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Puducherry (PDY) to Kanyakumari (CAPE)
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Trivandrum Cntl (TVC) to Kanyakumari (CAPE)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Puducherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Puducherry to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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