There are 4 ways to get from Pudukkottai to Kodaikānāl by bus, night train, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Pudukottai to Tiruchirapalli
  2. Take the bus from Tiruchirapalli to Dindigul
  3. Take the bus from Dindigul to Kodaikanal

$9 - $16

3 alternative options

Night train, train  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the night train from Pudukkottai (PDKT) to Karur (KRR) Rmm-Cbe Wkly Exp.
  2. Take the train from Karur (KRR) to Palani (PLNI) Mas-Pgt Exp

$12 - $37

Taxi  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pudukkottai to Kodaikānāl 136.7 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Pudukkottai to Kodaikānāl 136.7 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pudukkottai to Kodaikānāl is to bus which costs ₹650 - ₹1,200 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pudukkottai to Kodaikānāl is to taxi which costs ₹3,200 - ₹3,900 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pudukkottai to Kodaikānāl. However, there are services departing from Pudukottai and arriving at Kodaikanal via Tiruchirapalli and Dindigul. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 19 min.

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The distance between Pudukkottai and Kodaikānāl is 146 km. The road distance is 218.7 km.

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The best way to get from Pudukkottai to Kodaikānāl without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 19 min and costs ₹650 - ₹1,200.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Pudukkottai to Kodaikānāl, including transfers.

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Pudukkottai to Kodaikānāl bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Pudukottai station.

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Pudukkottai to Kodaikānāl bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Kodaikanal station.

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Map of how to get from Pudukkottai to Kodaikānāl.
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  • Distance: 91.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

What companies run services between Pudukkottai, India and Kodaikānāl, India?

You can take a bus from Pudukkottai to Kodaikānāl via Tiruchirapalli and Dindigul in around 6 h 19 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Night train from Pudukkottai (PDKT) to Karur (KRR)
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Karur (KRR) to Palani (PLNI)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Pudukottai to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Tiruchirapalli to Dindigul
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Dindigul to Kodaikanal
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Pudukkottai to Kodaikānāl
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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