COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply in India. Learn More.

There are 5 ways to get from Puducherry to Thirunallar by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Karaikal

Cheapest option

Train  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry to Mayiladuturai J 16861 / ...

₹875 - ₹1,084

3 alternative options

Bus via Karaikal  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Karaikal

Taxi  •  2h 11m

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Thirunallar 136.7 km

₹2,800 - ₹3,400

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Thirunallar 136.7 km

₹1,000 - ₹1,500

Puducherry → Thirunallar
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in India

1m

Recommended

Travel within India

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Regional restriction measures in place
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in India

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1800118797

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within India.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Thirunallar is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Thirunallar is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Thirunallar is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800118797.

Last updated: 10 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Indian Bureau of Immigration.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Thirunallar is to train which costs ₹850 - ₹1,100 and takes 3h 45m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Thirunallar is to taxi which costs ₹2,800 - ₹3,400 and takes 2h 11m.

More details

The distance between Puducherry and Thirunallar is 112 km. The road distance is 136.7 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Puducherry to Thirunallar without a car is to bus which takes 3h 4m and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 3h 4m to get from Puducherry to Thirunallar, including transfers.

More details

The best way to get from Puducherry to Thirunallar is to bus which takes 3h 4m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹850 - ₹1,100 and takes 3h 45m.

Mode details

Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Thirunallar is 137 km. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Puducherry to Thirunallar.

Get driving directions

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

More details

Map of how to get from Puducherry to Thirunallar.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 112.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 4m

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

Parveen Travels operates a bus from Pondicherry to Karaikal twice daily, and the journey takes 2h 59m. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Pondicherry to Mayiladuturai J twice a week. Tickets cost ₹120 - ₹135 and the journey takes 3h 13m.

Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Pondicherry to Mayiladuturai J
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹135
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Pondicherry to Karaikal
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Puducherry to Thirunallar
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Estimated price
₹2,800 - ₹3,400
Royal Travels Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
royaltravelscabs.com
Golden Tours And Travels
Phone
+91 97 91 94 44 22
Website
goldentoursandtravels.com
Devaki Travels
Phone
+91 413 225 7199
Website
devakitravels.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including French strikes 2018: What are my alternative transport options?, 5 delightfully under-the-radar French towns you need to visit and How to get from Stansted Airport into central London - to help you get the most out of your next trip.