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

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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Train to Madras, fly, taxi  •  7 h

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

$40 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Pampady

$13 - $18

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Train to Tiruchirapalli, fly, taxi  •  7 h 34 min

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

$56 - $237

Fly from Pondicherry, taxi  •  4 h 27 min

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

$58 - $233

Train via Erode Junction (ED)  •  15 h

  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  •  15 h 55 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 ₹950 - ₹1,400 and takes 11 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Pāla is to fly and taxi which costs ₹4,200 - ₹18,000 and takes 4 h 27 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 7 h to get from Puducherry to Pāla, including transfers.

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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.

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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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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 107+ hotels available in Pāla. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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

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

RedBus operates a bus from Puducherry to Pāla once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $11 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.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Pondicherry to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Pondicherry to Kochi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
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
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Pondicherry to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
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
6 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Shoranur Junction (SRR)
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Shoranur Junction (SRR) to Ettumanur (ETM)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Pāla
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$15 - $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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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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