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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Dindigul
  2. Take the bus from Dindigul to Palani

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Train  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Karur (KRR) Pdy-Maq Wkly Exp
  2. Take the train from Karur (KRR) to Palani (PLNI) Mas-Pgt Exp

$7 - $30

5 alternative options

Night bus  •  29 h

  1. Take the night bus from Pondicherry to Palani

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Palani 222.8 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Palani 222.8 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  7 h 35 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 Palani

$48 - $147

Train, fly to Madurai  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Madurai (IXM) MAA - IXM
  3. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Palani (PLNI)

$29 - $184

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Palani is to night bus which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 29 h.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Palani is to taxi which costs ₹4,700 - ₹6,000 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Pondicherry and arriving at Palani. The journey takes approximately 29 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Puducherry to Palani. However, there are services departing from Pondicherry (PDY) and arriving at Palani (PLNI) via Karur (KRR). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 27 min.

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The distance between Puducherry and Palani is 301 km. The road distance is 356.5 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Palani without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 14 min and costs ₹600 - ₹1,000.

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It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to get from Puducherry to Palani, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Palani is to bus which takes 8 h 14 min and costs ₹600 - ₹1,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹500 - ₹2,100 and takes 9 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Puducherry to Palani.
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  • Distance: 188.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 14 min

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

You can take a bus from Puducherry to Palani via Dindigul in around 8 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Puducherry to Palani via Karur (KRR) in around 9 h 27 min.

Airlines
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 Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Karur (KRR)
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Karur (KRR) to Palani (PLNI)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Palani (PLNI)
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Pondicherry to Dindigul
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Night bus from Pondicherry to Palani
Ave. Duration
29 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Dindigul to Palani
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Puducherry to Palani
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 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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