There are 6 ways to get from Puducherry to Rameswaram by train, 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.

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Train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Srirangam (SRGM) Pdy-Maq Wkly Exp
  2. Take the train from Srirangam (SRGM) to Rameswaram (RMM) Ms-Rmm Superfast Exp

$9 - $31

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Bus  •  23 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Rameswaram

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Rameswaram 243.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Rameswaram 243.4 miles

$35 - $60

Fly from Pondicherry, train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Madurai (IXM) PNY - IXM
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$44 - $204

Train to Madras, fly, train  •  10 h 47 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 Rameswaram (RMM)

$30 - $185

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Rameswaram is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 23 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Rameswaram is to taxi which costs ₹6,000 - ₹7,500 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pondicherry and arriving at Rameswaram. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 23 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Puducherry to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Pondicherry (PDY) and arriving at Rameswaram (RMM) via Srirangam (SRGM). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 58 min.

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The distance between Puducherry and Rameswaram is 300 km. The road distance is 389.5 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Rameswaram without a car is to train which takes 9 h 58 min and costs ₹600 - ₹2,200.

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It takes approximately 9 h 58 min to get from Puducherry to Rameswaram, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Puducherry to Rameswaram.
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  • Distance: 187.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 58 min

What companies run services between Puducherry, India and Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India?

You can take a train from Puducherry to Rameswaram via Srirangam (SRGM) in around 9 h 58 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Puducherry to Rameswaram once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 23 h 35 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Pondicherry to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
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 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 Srirangam (SRGM) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
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
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Puducherry to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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