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There are 4 ways to get from Puducherry to Vivekananda Rock Memorial by bus, train or plane

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Bus  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Puducherry to Kanyakumari H848

$11 - $17

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Train  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Kanyakumari (CAPE) Pdy-Cape Wkly Exp.

$12 - $21

Fly from Pondicherry, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Tuticorin (TCR) PNY - TCR
  2. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Kanyakumari

$63 - $268

Train to Madras, fly, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tuticorin (TCR) MAA - TCR
  3. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Kanyakumari

$38 - $249

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Vivekananda Rock Memorial is to bus which costs ₹850 - ₹1,200 and takes 12 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Vivekananda Rock Memorial is to fly and bus which costs ₹4,600 - ₹20,000 and takes 7 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Puducherry and arriving at Kanyakumari. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pondicherry (PDY) and arriving at Kanyakumari (CAPE). Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 30 min.

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The distance between Puducherry and Vivekananda Rock Memorial is 496 km.

The best way to get from Puducherry to Vivekananda Rock Memorial without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 30 min and costs ₹850 - ₹1,200.

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The bus from Puducherry to Kanyakumari takes 12 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Puducherry to Vivekananda Rock Memorial bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Puducherry station.

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Puducherry to Vivekananda Rock Memorial train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Pondicherry (PDY) station.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Vivekananda Rock Memorial is to bus which takes 12 h 30 min and costs ₹850 - ₹1,200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹900 - ₹1,500 and takes 15 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Puducherry to Vivekananda Rock Memorial.
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  • Distance: 309.9 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 30 min

What companies run services between Puducherry, India and Vivekananda Rock Memorial, India?

SETC operates a bus from Puducherry to Vivekananda Rock Memorial hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 12 h 30 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Puducherry to Vivekananda Rock Memorial once a week. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 15 h 30 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Pondicherry to Tuticorin via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $440
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Puducherry to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirunelveli to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tnstc.in

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There is no direct flight from Pondicherry Airport to Tuticorin Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Puducherry to Vivekananda Rock Memorial bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Kanyakumari station.

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Puducherry to Vivekananda Rock Memorial train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Kanyakumari (CAPE) station.

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Spicejet offers flights from Pondicherry Airport to Tuticorin Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Vivekananda Rock Memorial. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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

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