There are 7 ways to get from Puducherry to Kochi by train, plane, 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.

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Train to Madras, fly  •  6 h 33 min

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

$30 - $153

Cheapest option

Bus via Aluva  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Aluva

$10 - $13

5 alternative options

Fly from Pondicherry  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Kochi (COK) PNY - COK

$48 - $221

Bus  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Cochin

$11 - $15

Train  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Puducherry (PDY) to Erode Junction (ED) Mangalore Exp
  2. Take the train from Erode Junction (ED) to Eranakulam Junction (ERS) Ernakulam Exp / ...

$10 - $33

Taxi  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Kochi 353.7 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Kochi 353.7 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Kochi is to bus which costs ₹650 - ₹900 and takes 10 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Kochi is to fly which takes 4 h 10 min and costs ₹3,300 - ₹16,000.

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The distance between Puducherry and Kochi is 448 km. The road distance is 566 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Puducherry to Kochi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Puducherry to Kochi. However, there are services departing from Puducherry (PDY) and arriving at Eranakulam Junction (ERS) via Erode Junction (ED). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

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

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and AirAsia India fly from Puducherry to Kochi twice daily. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Puducherry to Kochi every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
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
Flights from Pondicherry to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
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
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
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 Erode Junction (ED)
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Erode Junction (ED) to Eranakulam Junction (ERS)
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $17
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 Pondicherry to Aluva
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Puducherry to Kochi
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150
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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