There are 5 ways to get from Pune to Puducherry by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Pondicherry  •  4 h 58 min

  1. PNQ - PNY

$76 - $338

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 h 3 min

$18 - $25

3 alternative options

Fly to Madras, train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. PNQ - MAA

$37 - $269

Train  •  30 h 15 min

  1. Puducherry Exp

$24 - $35

Drive  •  16 h 15 min

  1. 704 miles

$110 - $170

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 Chennai in around 26 h 3 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 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Pune to Pondicherry via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Pune to Pondicherry via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Pune to Pondicherry via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Pune to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Pune to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Pune to Madras via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Pune to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Pune to Madras via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Pune to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Pune to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Pune to Chennai
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pune and Puducherry is 973 km. The road distance is 1126 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pune to Puducherry is to bus which costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,700 and takes 26 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Pune to Puducherry is to fly which takes 4 h 58 min and costs ₹5,000 - ₹23,000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pune Junction (PUNE) and arriving at Puducherry (PDY). Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 30 h 15 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Pune to Puducherry. However, there are services departing from Pune and arriving at Pondicherry via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 3 min.

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