There are 4 ways to get from Puducherry to Thanjavur by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Tanjore

₹526

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Train  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry to Thanjavur 16861

₹150 - ₹170

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Taxi  •  2h 42m

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Thanjavur 178 km

₹2,200 - ₹2,700

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Thanjavur 178 km

₹1,300 - ₹1,900

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The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Thanjavur is to train which costs ₹150 - ₹170 and takes 4h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Thanjavur is to taxi which costs ₹2,200 - ₹2,700 and takes 2h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pondicherry and arriving at Tanjore. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pondicherry and arriving at Thanjavur. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 4h 43m.

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The distance between Puducherry and Thanjavur is 148 km. The road distance is 178 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Thanjavur without a car is to bus which takes 4h 2m and costs ₹526.

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The bus from Pondicherry to Tanjore takes 4h 2m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Puducherry to Thanjavur bus services, operated by Parveen Travels, depart from Pondicherry station.

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

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Thanjavur is to bus which takes 4h 2m and costs ₹526. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹150 - ₹170 and takes 4h 43m.

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  • Distance: 148.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 2m

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

Parveen Travels operates a bus from Puducherry to Thanjavur twice daily. Tickets cost ₹526 and the journey takes 4h 2m. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Puducherry to Thanjavur once a week. Tickets cost ₹150 - ₹170 and the journey takes 4h 43m.

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Puducherry to Thanjavur bus services, operated by Parveen Travels, arrive at Tanjore station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Thanjavur is 178 km. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Puducherry to Thanjavur.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Thanjavur. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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