There are 5 ways to get from Puducherry to Kanyakumari by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Puducherry to Kanyakumari H848

$11 - $17

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Train  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Kanyakumari (CAPE) Pdy-Cape Wkly Exp.

$12 - $21

Taxi  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Kanyakumari 355 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Kanyakumari 355 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, bus  •  21 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Tuticorin (TCR) PNY - TCR
  2. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Kanyakumari

$63 - $268

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Puducherry and arriving at Kanyakumari. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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

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The distance between Puducherry and Kanyakumari is 496 km. The road distance is 567.9 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Kanyakumari without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Puducherry to Kanyakumari takes 12 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Puducherry to Kanyakumari bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Puducherry station.

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Puducherry to Kanyakumari train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Pondicherry (PDY) station.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Kanyakumari is to bus which takes 12 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pondicherry Airport to Tuticorin Airport. The quickest flight takes 19 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Puducherry to Kanyakumari bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Kanyakumari station.

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Map of how to get from Puducherry to Kanyakumari.
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  • Distance: 309.7 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 30 min

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

SETC operates a bus from Puducherry to Kanyakumari hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 12 h 30 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Puducherry to Kanyakumari once a week. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 15 h 30 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Pondicherry to Tuticorin via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Pondicherry to Tuticorin via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Pondicherry to Tuticorin via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
26 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Pondicherry to Tuticorin via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
27 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Pondicherry to Tuticorin via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Pondicherry to Tuticorin via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Puducherry to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirunelveli to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Puducherry to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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Puducherry to Kanyakumari train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Kanyakumari (CAPE) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Kanyakumari is 568 km. It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to drive from Puducherry to Kanyakumari.

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IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Pondicherry Airport to Tuticorin Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Kanyakumari. Prices start at $10 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 .

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