There are 12 ways to get from Puducherry to Pāla by train, plane, taxi, bus or car

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Train to Madras, fly to Kochi, taxi  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Chennai Egmore (MS)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Kochi (COK) MAA - COK
  3. Take a taxi from Kochi to Pāla

$42 - $164

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Bus via Kottayam  •  13 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Kottayam

$9 - $13

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Train to Tiruchirapalli, fly to Kochi, taxi  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Srirangam (SRGM)
  2. Fly from Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) to Kochi (COK) TRZ - COK
  3. Take a taxi from Kochi to Pāla

$59 - $238

Fly Pondicherry to Kochi, taxi  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Kochi (COK) PNY - COK
  2. Take a taxi from Kochi to Pāla

$59 - $233

Train to Bengaluru, fly to Kochi, taxi  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Krishnarajapurm (KJM)
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Kochi (COK) BLR - COK
  3. Take a taxi from Kochi to Pāla

$55 - $228

Train to Madras, fly to Madurai, taxi  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Chennai Egmore (MS)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Madurai (IXM) MAA - IXM
  3. Take a taxi from Madurai to Pāla

$75 - $230

Train to Madras, fly to Trivandrum, bus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Chennai Egmore (MS)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Trivandrum (TRV) MAA - TRV
  3. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Kottayam

$50 - $191

Bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Pampady

$13 - $18

Train via Erode Junction (ED)  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Erode Junction (ED) Pdy Maq Weekly Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Erode Junction (ED) to Kottayam (KTYM) Ypr-Kcvl Exp / ...

$16 - $39

Train  •  16 h 18 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 Ettumanur (ETM) Venad Exp / ...

$15 - $37

Taxi  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Pāla 331.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Pāla 331.1 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Pāla is to bus which costs ₹650 - ₹1,000 and takes 13 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Pāla is to fly and taxi which costs ₹4,300 - ₹17,000 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puducherry to Pāla. However, there are services departing from Pondicherry and arriving at Pala via Kottayam. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 4 min.

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The distance between Puducherry and Pāla is 423 km. The road distance is 529.8 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Pāla without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 55 min and costs ₹950 - ₹1,400.

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It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to get from Puducherry to Pāla, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Pāla is to bus which takes 11 h 55 min and costs ₹950 - ₹1,400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹2,900 and takes 15 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Kochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Puducherry to Pāla bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Kottayam station.

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Map of how to get from Puducherry to Pāla.
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  • Distance: 264.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 7 min

What companies run services between Puducherry, India and Pāla, Kerala, India?

RedBus operates a bus from Puducherry to Pāla once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 11 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Puducherry to Pāla via Erode Junction (ED) and Kottayam (KTYM) in around 15 h 3 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Madras to Kochi via Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Madras to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Kochi
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Pondicherry to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Pondicherry to Kochi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Pondicherry to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Chennai Egmore (MS)
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Srirangam (SRGM)
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Krishnarajapurm (KJM)
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Erode Junction (ED)
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Erode Junction (ED) to Kottayam (KTYM)
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Shoranur Junction (SRR)
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Shoranur Junction (SRR) to Ettumanur (ETM)
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Kottayam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
keralartc.com
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Pondicherry to Pampady
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Pondicherry to Kottayam
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Pāla
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Kerala Taxi
Phone
+91 98460 43403
Website
keralataxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 484 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Pāla is 530 km. It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to drive from Puducherry to Pāla.

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Air India Limited, Vistara, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 133+ hotels available in Pāla. 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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