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There are 8 ways to get from Puducherry to Kovalam by train, plane, taxi, bus 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 to Trivandrum  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Chennai Egmore (MS)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Trivandrum (TRV) MAA - TRV

$42 - $179

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Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Kazhakootam

$8 - $12

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Fly Pondicherry to Trivandrum  •  4 h 29 min

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

$46 - $238

Train to Bengaluru, fly to Trivandrum  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Krishnarajapurm (KJM)
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Trivandrum (TRV) BLR - TRV

$39 - $243

Train to Madras, fly to Tuticorin, taxi  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Chennai Egmore (MS)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tuticorin (TCR) MAA - TCR
  3. Take a taxi from Tuticorin to Kovalam

$58 - $275

Train  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Neyyattinkara (NYY) Ms Guruvayur Exp / ...

$14 - $37

Taxi  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Kovalam 391.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Kovalam 391.6 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Kovalam is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹850 and takes 11 h.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Kovalam is to fly which costs ₹3,300 - ₹18,000 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pondicherry and arriving at Kazhakootam. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

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The distance between Puducherry and Kovalam is 502 km. The road distance is 626.6 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Kovalam without a car is to bus which takes 11 h and costs ₹600 - ₹850.

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It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to get from Puducherry to Kovalam, including transfers.

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Puducherry to Kovalam bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Pondicherry station.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Kovalam is to fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs ₹3,300 - ₹18,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹600 - ₹850 and takes 11 h, you could also train, which costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,800 and takes 13 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Trivandrum Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Puducherry to Kovalam bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Kazhakootam station.

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Map of how to get from Puducherry to Kovalam.
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  • Distance: 313.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 49 min

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

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and two other airlines fly from Puducherry to Kovalam 4 times a day. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Puducherry to Kovalam once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 11 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum via Kochi
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $440
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 Pondicherry to Trivandrum via Bengaluru, Male
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $470
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
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $380
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
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Tuticorin to Kovalam
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Kovalam is 627 km. It takes approximately 9 h 13 min to drive from Puducherry to Kovalam.

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Air India Express, Spicejet, Air India Limited and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Trivandrum Airport.

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There are 382+ hotels available in Kovalam. Prices start at $17 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 ₹230 - ₹280.

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