There are 9 ways to get from Puducherry to Sabarimala by bus, train, 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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Bus  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Vandiperiyar

$19 - $25

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Train, taxi  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT) Pdy-Cape Wkly Exp.
  2. Take a taxi from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Sabarimala

$69 - $93

Taxi  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Sabarimala 299.2 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Sabarimala 299.2 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Madras, fly to Kochi, taxi  •  9 h 56 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 Sabarimala

$80 - $215

Train to Madras, fly to Trivandrum, taxi  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Chennai Egmore (MS)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Trivandrum (TRV) MAA - TRV
  3. Take a taxi from Trivandrum to Sabarimala

$109 - $265

Train to Madras, fly to Madurai, taxi  •  10 h 7 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 Sabarimala

$84 - $240

Train to Tiruchirapalli, fly to Kochi, taxi  •  9 h 14 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 Sabarimala

$96 - $288

Train to Madras, fly to Tuticorin, taxi  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Chennai Egmore (MS)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tuticorin (TCR) MAA - TCR
  3. Take a taxi from Tuticorin to Sabarimala

$118 - $345

Questions & Answers

The distance between Puducherry and Sabarimala is 409 km. The road distance is 478.7 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Sabarimala without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 39 min to get from Puducherry to Sabarimala, including transfers.

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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 Sabarimala is 479 km. It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to drive from Puducherry to Sabarimala.

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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 225+ hotels available in Sabarimala. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puducherry to Sabarimala.
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  • Distance: 255.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 39 min

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

RedBus operates a bus from Puducherry to Sabarimala once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 11 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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 Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Flights from Tiruchirapalli to Kochi
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $440
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 Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
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
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
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Train operators
Indian Railways
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Sabarimala
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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