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Recommended option

Bus  •  8 h 14 min

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Mangalore Exp
  2. Palani Exp

$9 - $33

6 alternative options

Night bus  •  29 h

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  5 h 9 min

  1. 222.8 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. 222.8 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Madras, fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  7 h 23 min

  1. MAA - CJB

$48 - $149

Train to Madras, fly to Madurai, train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. MAA - IXM

$30 - $187

Fly Pondicherry to Coimbatore, taxi  •  5 h 9 min

  1. PNY - CJB

$56 - $197

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.

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
Flights from Pondicherry to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Pondicherry to Coimbatore via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Flights from Pondicherry to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
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 Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Puducherry (PDY) to Karur (KRR)
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Karur (KRR) to Palani (PLNI)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Puducherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 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 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $15
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
$70 - $85
Devaki Travels
Phone
+91 413 225 7199
Website
devakitravels.com
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 413 2888999
Website
fasttrackcalltaxi.in
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Puducherry and Palani is 301 km. The road distance is 357 km.

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

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

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

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