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

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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Bus, train  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Puducherry to Chennai
  2. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Manthralayam Road (MALM) Mas-Csmt Mumbai Mail / ...

$16 - $30

Cheapest option

Train  •  14 h 41 min

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

$14 - $36

6 alternative options

Train via Renigunta Junction (RU)  •  16 h 14 min

  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 / ...

$15 - $37

Bus  •  18 h 40 min

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

$22 - $30

Taxi  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Mantralayam 385.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Mantralayam 385.2 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Hyderabad, train  •  10 h 5 min

  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 to Bengaluru, train  •  9 h 52 min

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

$32 - $126

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The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Mantralayam is to bus which costs ₹1,500 - ₹2,200 and takes 18 h 40 min.

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

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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 bus and train which takes 14 h 27 min and costs ₹1,100 - ₹2,200.

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It takes approximately 14 h 27 min 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 14 h 41 min and costs ₹950 - ₹2,700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,500 - ₹2,200 and takes 18 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Pondicherry Airport to Hyderabad Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Mantralayam is 616 km. It takes approximately 8 h 55 min 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 eight+ hotels available in Mantralayam. Prices start at $100 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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Map of how to get from Puducherry to Mantralayam.
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  • Distance: 322.3 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 27 min

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 12 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Puducherry to Mantralayam via Bangalore and Raichur in around 18 h 40 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Pondicherry to Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Flights from Pondicherry to Hyderabad via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Pondicherry to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $100
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Manthralayam Road (MALM)
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Manthralayam Road (MALM)
Ave. Duration
12 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Renigunta Junction (RU)
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Manthralayam Road (MALM)
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Secunderabad Junction (SC) to Manthralayam Road (MALM)
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
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
6 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Puducherry to Chennai
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tnstc.in
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Pondicherry to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Raichur
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Puducherry to Mantralayam
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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