There are 3 ways to get from Puducherry to Thanjavur by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Thanjavur (TJ) Pdy-Cape Wkly Exp.

$4 - $15

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Taxi  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Thanjavur 106.1 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Thanjavur 106.1 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Thanjavur is to train which costs ₹290 - ₹1,100 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Thanjavur is to taxi which costs ₹2,200 - ₹2,700 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pondicherry (PDY) and arriving at Thanjavur (TJ). Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Puducherry and Thanjavur is 148 km. The road distance is 169.8 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Thanjavur without a car is to train which takes 4 h 23 min and costs ₹290 - ₹1,100.

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The train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Thanjavur (TJ) takes 4 h 23 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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

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Puducherry to Thanjavur train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Thanjavur (TJ) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Thanjavur is 170 km. It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to drive from Puducherry to Thanjavur.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Thanjavur. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 92.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Puducherry to Thanjavur once a week. Tickets cost $4 - $15 and the journey takes 4 h 23 min.

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