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There are 4 ways to get from Pune to Puducherry by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Pune (PNQ) to Pondicherry (PNY) PNQ - PNY

$75 - $337

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Bus  •  26 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Pune to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Chennai
  3. Take the bus from Chennai to Pondicherry

$23 - $34

2 alternative options

Train  •  30 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Pune Junction (PUNE) to Pondicherry (PDY) Dr-Pdy Exp

$23 - $35

Drive  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Pune to Puducherry 704 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Pune to Puducherry is to bus which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,500 and takes 26 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pune to Puducherry is to fly which costs ₹5,500 - ₹25,000 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pune to Puducherry. However, there are services departing from Pune and arriving at Pondicherry via Bangalore and Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pune Junction (PUNE) and arriving at Pondicherry (PDY). Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 30 h 10 min.

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The distance between Pune and Puducherry is 973 km. The road distance is 1126.3 km.

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The best way to get from Pune to Puducherry without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 5 min and costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,500.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Pune to Puducherry, including transfers.

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

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Pune to Puducherry train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Pune Junction (PUNE) station.

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The best way to get from Pune to Puducherry is to fly which takes 4 h 58 min and costs ₹5,500 - ₹25,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,500 and takes 26 h 5 min, you could also train, which costs ₹1,700 - ₹2,300 and takes 30 h 10 min.

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  • Distance: 608.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

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

Spicejet, Jet Airways and two other airlines fly from Pune to Puducherry every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pune to Puducherry via Bangalore and Chennai in around 26 h 5 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Pune to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Pune to Pondicherry via Delhi, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Pune to Pondicherry via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Pune to Pondicherry via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Pune to Pondicherry via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Pune to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Chennai
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in

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There is no direct flight from Pune Airport to Pondicherry Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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Pune to Puducherry train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Pondicherry (PDY) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pune to Puducherry is 1126 km. It takes approximately 16 h 15 min to drive from Pune to Puducherry.

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Jet Airways and Spicejet offer flights from Pune Airport to Pondicherry Airport.

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There are 421+ hotels available in Puducherry. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pune to Pune Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs ₹180 - ₹220.

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