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There are 7 ways to get from Puducherry to Ooty by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  10 h 11 min

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

$23 - $36

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Bus  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Coimbatore
  2. Take the bus from Gandhipuram to Ooty 783Ud

$11 - $17

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Taxi  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Ooty 271.6 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Ooty 271.6 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Madras, fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Coimbatore (CJB) MAA - CJB
  3. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Ooty

$45 - $144

Train to Madras, fly to Calicut, taxi  •  8 h 26 min

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

$69 - $295

Fly Pondicherry to Bengaluru, bus, taxi  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Bengaluru (BLR) PNY - BLR
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Gundlupet
  3. Take a taxi from Gundlupet to Ooty

$49 - $138

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The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Ooty is to bus which costs ₹800 - ₹1,300 and takes 10 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Ooty is to taxi which costs ₹5,500 - ₹7,000 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puducherry to Ooty. However, there are services departing from Pondicherry and arriving at Ooty via Gandhipuram. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 56 min.

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The distance between Puducherry and Ooty is 346 km. The road distance is 434.6 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Ooty without a car is to train and taxi which takes 10 h 11 min and costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,700.

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It takes approximately 10 h 11 min to get from Puducherry to Ooty, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Coimbatore Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Puducherry to Ooty bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Ooty station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Ooty is 435 km. It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to drive from Puducherry to Ooty.

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  • Distance: 216.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 11 min

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

You can take a bus from Puducherry to Ooty via Gandhipuram in around 10 h 56 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
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
Flights from Pondicherry to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $100
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Madras to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Pondicherry to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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Bus from Bangalore to Gundlupet
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Gandhipuram to Ooty
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Ooty
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 422 44 22 44 22
Website
meru.in

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Jet Airways, Air India Limited, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Madras Airport to Coimbatore Airport.

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There are 545+ hotels available in Ooty. Prices start at $20 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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