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

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Bus  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Malappuram

$15 - $21

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Train  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Shoranur Junction (SRR) Pdy Maq Weekly Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Shoranur Junction (SRR) to Nilambur Road (NIL) Srr-Nil Exp

$10 - $31

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Taxi  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Nilambūr 327.3 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Nilambūr 327.3 miles

$50 - $80

Fly from Pondicherry  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Calicut (CCJ) PNY - CCJ

$57 - $221

Train to Madras, fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Calicut (CCJ) MAA - CCJ

$53 - $272

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The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Nilambūr is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600 and takes 9 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Nilambūr is to train and fly which costs ₹3,900 - ₹20,000 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Puducherry to Nilambūr. However, there are services departing from Pondicherry (PDY) and arriving at Nilambur Road (NIL) via Shoranur Junction (SRR). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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The distance between Puducherry and Nilambūr is 397 km. The road distance is 523.6 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Nilambūr without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 36 min and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 9 h 36 min to get from Puducherry to Nilambūr, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Nilambūr is to bus which takes 9 h 36 min and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹700 - ₹2,300 and takes 13 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs ₹4,200 - ₹17,000 and takes 9 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pondicherry Airport to Calicut Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Puducherry to Nilambūr train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Nilambur Road (NIL) station.

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Map of how to get from Puducherry to Nilambūr.
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  • Distance: 248.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 36 min

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

RedBus operates a bus from Puducherry to Nilambūr twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 9 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Puducherry to Nilambūr via Shoranur Junction (SRR) in around 13 h 30 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Pondicherry to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Pondicherry to Calicut via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Madras to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from Madras to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Puducherry to Nilambūr
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
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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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Nilambūr is 524 km. It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to drive from Puducherry to Nilambūr.

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Spicejet offers flights from Pondicherry Airport to Calicut Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Nilambūr. Prices start at $10 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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