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

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Bus  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Pudukottai to Chennai
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Palani

$16 - $22

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  7 h 28 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

$4 - $27

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pudukkottai to Palani 105.2 miles

$30 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Pudukkottai to Palani 105.2 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Pudukkottai to Palani is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600 and takes 17 h.

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The quickest way to get from Pudukkottai to Palani is to taxi which costs ₹2,500 - ₹3,000 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pudukkottai to Palani. However, there are services departing from Pudukottai and arriving at Palani via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Pudukkottai to Palani. However, there are services departing from Pudukkottai (PDKT) and arriving at Palani (PLNI) via Karur (KRR). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 28 min.

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The distance between Pudukkottai and Palani is 142 km. The road distance is 168.3 km.

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The best way to get from Pudukkottai to Palani without a car is to bus which takes 17 h and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 17 h to get from Pudukkottai to Palani, including transfers.

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Pudukkottai to Palani bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Pudukottai station.

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Pudukkottai to Palani train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Pudukkottai (PDKT) station.

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Pudukkottai to Palani bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Palani station.

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Map of how to get from Pudukkottai to Palani.
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  • Distance: 88.7 miles
  • Duration: 17 h

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

You can take a bus from Pudukkottai to Palani via Chennai in around 17 h.

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
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Train from Karur (KRR) to Palani (PLNI)
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
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irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Pudukottai to Chennai
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Palani
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Pudukkottai to Palani
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45

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Pudukkottai to Palani train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Palani (PLNI) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pudukkottai to Palani is 168 km. It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to drive from Pudukkottai to Palani.

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There are 280+ hotels available in Palani. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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