There are 9 ways to get from Puducherry to Kerala by plane, train, bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Fly Pondicherry to Trivandrum  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Trivandrum (TRV) PNY - TRV

$44 - $207

Cheapest option

Bus  •  27 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Thiruvananthapuram

$8 - $12

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Train to Madras, fly to Trivandrum  •  5 h 55 min

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

$40 - $179

Train to Madras, fly to Kochi  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Puducherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Kochi (COK) MAA - COK

$30 - $153

Bus via Cochin  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Cochin
  2. Take the bus from Cochin to Thiruvananthapuram

$17 - $24

Train  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Puducherry (PDY) to Villuparam Junction (VM) Chennai Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Villuparam Junction (VM) to Trivandrum Cntl (TVC) Ms Guruvayur Exp / ...

$14 - $35

Train via Virudunagar Junction (VPT)  •  17 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Puducherry (PDY) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT) Pdy Cape Exp
  2. Take the train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Trivandrum Cntl (TVC) Ms Guruvayur Exp / ...

$13 - $35

Taxi  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram 375.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram 375.5 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Kerala is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹850 and takes 27 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Kerala is to fly which takes 4 h 21 min and costs ₹3,000 - ₹15,000.

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The distance between Puducherry and Kerala is 402 km. The road distance is 601 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Puducherry to Kerala, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pondicherry and arriving at Thiruvananthapuram. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 27 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Puducherry to Kerala. However, there are services departing from Puducherry (PDY) and arriving at Trivandrum Cntl (TVC) via Villuparam Junction (VM). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 8 min.

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

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and Jet Airways fly from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram via Cochin in around 13 h 48 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
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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
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 Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
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
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
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.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
Train from Puducherry (PDY) to Villuparam Junction (VM)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villuparam Junction (VM) to Trivandrum Cntl (TVC)
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Puducherry (PDY) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT)
Ave. Duration
10 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Trivandrum Cntl (TVC)
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Pondicherry to Cochin
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Cochin to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Pondicherry to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
27 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Devaki Travels
Phone
+91 413 225 7199
Website
devakitravels.com
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 413 2888999
Website
fasttrackcalltaxi.in
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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