There are 7 ways to get from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Trivandrum (TRV) PNY - TRV

$44 - $206

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Bus  •  27 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Thiruvananthapuram

$8 - $12

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Bus via Cochin  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Cochin
  2. Take the bus from Cochin to Thiruvananthapuram

$15 - $22

Train  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) Ms Guruvayur Exp / ...

$12 - $32

Train via Virudunagar Junction (VPT)  •  16 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT) Pdy-Cape Wkly Exp.
  2. Take the train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) Tpj-Tvc Intercity Exp / ...

$13 - $33

Taxi  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram 375.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram 375.5 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹850 and takes 27 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram is to fly which costs ₹3,200 - ₹15,000 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pondicherry and arriving at Thiruvananthapuram. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 27 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram. However, there are services departing from Pondicherry (PDY) and arriving at Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) via Villupuram Junction (VM). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 8 min.

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The distance between Puducherry and Thiruvananthapuram is 496 km. The road distance is 600.7 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 48 min and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram, including transfers.

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Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Pondicherry station.

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Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Villupuram Junction (VM) station.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram is to fly which takes 5 h 26 min and costs ₹3,200 - ₹15,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 13 h 48 min, you could also train, which costs ₹800 - ₹2,400 and takes 14 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pondicherry Airport to Trivandrum Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Thiruvananthapuram station.

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Map of how to get from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram.
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  • Distance: 310.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

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

Spicejet, Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines fly from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram via Cochin in around 13 h 48 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Pondicherry to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Pondicherry to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Pondicherry to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC)
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT)
Ave. Duration
10 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC)
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Pondicherry to Cochin
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Cochin to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Pondicherry to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
27 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Devaki Travels
Phone
+91 413 225 7199
Website
devakitravels.com
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 413 2888999
Website
fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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