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There are 8 ways to get from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram by train, plane, bus, 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.

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Train to Madras, fly  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Trivandrum (TRV) MAA - TRV

$40 - $177

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Bus  •  27h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Thiruvananthapuram

$8 - $12

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Fly from Pondicherry  •  4h 51m

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

$49 - $236

Bus via Cochin  •  13h 48m

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

$15 - $22

Train  •  14h 8m

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

$12 - $32

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

  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  •  9h 6m

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram 375.5 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  9h 6m

  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 27h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram is to fly which costs ₹3,600 - ₹18,000 and takes 4h 51m.

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

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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 14h 8m.

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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 13h 48m and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700.

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It takes approximately 5h 59m 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 4h 51m and costs ₹3,600 - ₹18,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 13h 48m, you could also train, which costs ₹850 - ₹2,400 and takes 14h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram.
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  • Distance: 310.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 59m

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

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and two other airlines fly from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram via Cochin in around 13h 48m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Pondicherry to Trivandrum via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Pondicherry to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Pondicherry to Trivandrum via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Flights from Pondicherry to Trivandrum via Bengaluru, Kochi
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC)
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT)
Ave. Duration
10h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC)
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
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
9h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Cochin to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Pondicherry to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
27h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 413 2888999
Website
fasttrackcalltaxi.in
Devaki Travels
Phone
+91 413 225 7199
Website
devakitravels.com

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Trivandrum Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram is 601 km. It takes approximately 9h 6m to drive from Puducherry to Thiruvananthapuram.

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Air India Limited, Air India Express and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Trivandrum Airport.

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There are 376+ hotels available in Thiruvananthapuram. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Pondicherry Airport is to taxi which takes 14m and costs ₹230 - ₹280.

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