There are 6 ways to get from Puducherry to Mettupalayam by bus, train, night train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Coimbatore

$16 - $21

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Night train  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the night train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Salem Junction (SA) Pdy-Ypr Weekly Exp
  2. Take the night train from Salem Junction (SA) to Metupalaiyam (MTP) Mas-Mtp Nilagiri Exp

$7 - $28

4 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Coimbatore Junction (CBE) Pdy Maq Weekly Exp / ...

$8 - $29

Taxi  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Mettupalayam 237.8 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Mettupalayam 237.8 miles

$35 - $60

Fly  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Coimbatore (CJB) PNY - CJB

$45 - $183

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No, there is no direct train from Puducherry to Mettupalayam. However, there are services departing from Pondicherry (PDY) and arriving at Metupalaiyam (MTP) via Coimbatore Junction (CBE). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 27 min.

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The distance between Puducherry and Mettupalayam is 323 km. The road distance is 380.4 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Mettupalayam without a car is to bus which takes 9 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h to get from Puducherry to Mettupalayam, including transfers.

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Puducherry to Mettupalayam train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Pondicherry (PDY) station.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Mettupalayam is to bus which takes 9 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 27 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 8 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pondicherry Airport to Coimbatore Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Puducherry to Mettupalayam train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Coimbatore Junction (CBE) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Mettupalayam is 380 km. It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to drive from Puducherry to Mettupalayam.

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IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Pondicherry Airport to Coimbatore Airport.

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Map of how to get from Puducherry to Mettupalayam.
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  • Distance: 201.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h

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

RedBus operates a bus from Puducherry to Mettupalayam every 2 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 8 h 15 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Puducherry to Mettupalayam twice a week. Tickets cost $6 - $17 and the journey takes 8 h 37 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Pondicherry to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Pondicherry to Coimbatore via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Pondicherry to Coimbatore via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Pondicherry to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Train operators
Bus operators
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Taxi from Puducherry to Mettupalayam
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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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There are 125+ hotels available in Mettupalayam. Prices start at $32 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 .

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