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There are 8 ways to get from Puducherry to Mantralayam by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  13h 51m

  1. Take the train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Manthralayam Road (MALM) Karaikal Ltt Exp / ...

$14 - $36

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Train via Renigunta Junction (RU)  •  16h 4m

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Renigunta Junction (RU) Pdy-Hwh Wky Exp
  2. Take the train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Manthralayam Road (MALM) Karaikal Ltt Exp / ...

$14 - $36

Bus  •  18h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Raichur

$22 - $30

Taxi  •  8h 55m

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Mantralayam 385.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  8h 55m

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Mantralayam 385.2 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Pondicherry to Hyderabad, train  •  10h

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Hyderabad (HYD) PNY - HYD
  2. Take the train from Secunderabad Junction (SC) to Manthralayam Road (MALM)

$43 - $181

Fly Pondicherry to Bengaluru, train  •  10h 12m

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Bengaluru (BLR) PNY - BLR
  2. Take the train from Yelahanka Junction (YNK) to Manthralayam Road (MALM)

$32 - $126

Train to Madras, fly to Cuddapah, train  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Cuddapah (CDP) MAA - CDP
  3. Take the train from Cuddapah (HX) to Manthralayam Road (MALM)

$46 - $332

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The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Mantralayam is to bus which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,200 and takes 18h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Mantralayam is to taxi which costs ₹8,000 - ₹10,000 and takes 8h 55m.

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The distance between Puducherry and Mantralayam is 516 km. The road distance is 616.4 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Mantralayam without a car is to train which takes 13h 51m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,700.

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It takes approximately 13h 51m to get from Puducherry to Mantralayam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Mantralayam is to train which takes 13h 51m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,200 and takes 18h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Pondicherry Airport to Hyderabad Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Mantralayam is 616 km. It takes approximately 8h 55m to drive from Puducherry to Mantralayam.

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Spicejet offers flights from Pondicherry Airport to Hyderabad Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Mantralayam. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puducherry to Mantralayam.
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  • Distance: 322.3 miles
  • Duration: 13h 51m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Puducherry to Mantralayam 4 times a week. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 11h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Puducherry to Mantralayam via Bangalore and Raichur in around 18h 40m.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Pondicherry to Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Flights from Pondicherry to Hyderabad via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Pondicherry to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $100
Trans Euro Air
Flights from Madras to Cuddapah
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Manthralayam Road (MALM)
Ave. Duration
11h 48m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Renigunta Junction (RU)
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Manthralayam Road (MALM)
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Secunderabad Junction (SC) to Manthralayam Road (MALM)
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Yelahanka Junction (YNK) to Manthralayam Road (MALM)
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Cuddapah (HX) to Manthralayam Road (MALM)
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Pondicherry to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Raichur
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Puducherry to Mantralayam
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 413 2888999
Website
fasttrackcalltaxi.in
Devaki Travels
Phone
+91 413 225 7199
Website
devakitravels.com

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Pondicherry Airport is to taxi which takes 14m and costs ₹230 - ₹280.

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