There are 7 ways to get from Rameswaram to Puducherry by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus RedBus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Rameswaram to Cuddalore

$10 - $15

6 alternative options

Bus via Villupuram  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Rameshwaram to Villupuram

$12 - $17

Train  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Tiruppadirippuliyur (TDPR) Rmm-Tpty Tri-Wkly Exp / ...

$15 - $26

Train via Mayiladuturai J (MV)  •  13 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Mayiladuturai J (MV) Rmm-Tpty Tri-Wkly Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Mayiladuturai J (MV) to Pondicherry (PDY) Cape-Pdy Wkly Exp.

$11 - $33

Taxi  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rameswaram to Puducherry 243.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Rameswaram to Puducherry 243.4 miles

$35 - $60

Train, fly  •  18 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
  2. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Pondicherry (PNY) IXM - PNY

$50 - $224

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rameswaram to Puducherry is to bus which costs ₹700 - ₹1,100 and takes 8 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rameswaram to Puducherry is to taxi which costs ₹6,000 - ₹7,500 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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The distance between Rameswaram and Puducherry is 300 km. The road distance is 389.5 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 2 min to get from Rameswaram to Puducherry, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rameswaram to Puducherry. However, there are services departing from Rameswaram and arriving at Puducherry via Cuddalore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rameswaram to Puducherry. However, there are services departing from Rameswaram (RMM) and arriving at Pondicherry (PDY) via Mayiladuturai J (MV). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India and Puducherry, India?

RedBus operates a bus from Rameswaram to Puducherry once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Rameswaram to Puducherry 4 times a week. Tickets cost $9 - $20 and the journey takes 9 h 19 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Pondicherry via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Madurai to Pondicherry via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Madurai to Pondicherry via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
16 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Madurai to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
17 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Madurai to Pondicherry via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Madurai to Pondicherry via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Tiruppadirippuliyur (TDPR)
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Mayiladuturai J (MV)
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Mayiladuturai J (MV) to Pondicherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Rameswaram (RMM) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Rameshwaram to Villupuram
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Rameswaram to Puducherry
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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