There are 9 ways to get from Puducherry to Thekkady by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Kumily

$12 - $16

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Train, taxi  •  12 h 41 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 Thekkady

$54 - $78

Taxi  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Thekkady 275.4 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Thekkady 275.4 miles

$45 - $65

Train to Madras, fly to Madurai, taxi  •  9 h 22 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 Thekkady

$75 - $230

Train to Madras, fly to Kochi, taxi  •  9 h 20 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 Thekkady

$76 - $205

Train to Tiruchirapalli, fly to Kochi, taxi  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Srirangam (SRGM)
  2. Fly from Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) to Kochi (COK) TRZ - COK
  3. Take a taxi from Kochi to Thekkady

$93 - $279

Train to Madras, fly to Trivandrum, taxi  •  10 h 22 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 Thekkady

$105 - $260

Train to Madras, fly to Tuticorin, taxi  •  11 h 28 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 Thekkady

$109 - $335

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Thekkady is to bus which costs ₹850 - ₹1,200 and takes 10 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Thekkady is to taxi which costs ₹9,500 - ₹12,000 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The distance between Puducherry and Thekkady is 390 km. The road distance is 440.7 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Thekkady without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 38 min and costs ₹850 - ₹1,200.

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It takes approximately 10 h 38 min to get from Puducherry to Thekkady, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Madurai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Thekkady is 441 km. It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to drive from Puducherry to Thekkady.

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Air India Limited, IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and Jet Airways offer flights from Madras Airport to Madurai Airport.

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There are 250+ hotels available in Thekkady. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puducherry to Thekkady.
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  • Distance: 243.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 38 min

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

RedBus operates a bus from Puducherry to Thekkady once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 10 h 30 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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 Tiruchirapalli to Kochi
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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 Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $440
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
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
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
Train operators
Indian Railways
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Thekkady
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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