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There are 5 ways to get from Salem to Pudukkottai by bus, train, night train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Salem Bypass to Villupuram
  2. Take the bus from Villupuram to Pudukottai

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Salem Town to Erode Jn 16855
  2. Take the night train from Erode Jn to Pudukkottai 16618

₹335 - ₹2,014

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Train  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Salem Town to Vridhachalam Jn 16856 / ...
  2. Take the train from Vridhachalam Jn to Pudukkottai 12605 / ...

₹391 - ₹2,074

Taxi  •  2h 46m

  1. Take a taxi from Salem to Pudukkottai 117.9 miles

₹5,000 - ₹6,000

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Salem to Pudukkottai 117.9 miles

₹1,400 - ₹2,100

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The cheapest way to get from Salem to Pudukkottai is to train and night train which costs ₹330 - ₹2,100 and takes 6h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Salem to Pudukkottai is to taxi which costs ₹5,000 - ₹6,000 and takes 2h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salem to Pudukkottai. However, there are services departing from Salem Bypass and arriving at Pudukottai via Villupuram. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Salem to Pudukkottai. However, there are services departing from Salem Town and arriving at Pudukkottai via Vridhachalam Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 4m.

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The distance between Salem and Pudukkottai is 159 km. The road distance is 188.7 km.

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The best way to get from Salem to Pudukkottai without a car is to bus which takes 5h 13m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Salem to Pudukkottai, including transfers.

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Salem to Pudukkottai bus services, operated by Parveen Travels, depart from Salem Bypass station.

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Salem to Pudukkottai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Salem Town station.

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The best way to get from Salem to Pudukkottai is to bus which takes 5h 13m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹390 - ₹2,100 and takes 7h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Salem to Pudukkottai.
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  • Distance: 99.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 13m

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

You can take a bus from Salem to Pudukkottai via Villupuram in around 5h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salem to Pudukkottai via Vridhachalam Jn in around 7h 4m.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Salem Town to Vridhachalam Jn
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹170 - ₹1,000
Book at
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Train from Vridhachalam Jn to Pudukkottai
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹220 - ₹1,100
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Salem Town to Erode Jn
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹85 - ₹950
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Erode Jn to Pudukkottai
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹250 - ₹1,100
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Salem Bypass to Villupuram
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Bus from Villupuram to Pudukottai
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Salem to Pudukkottai
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹6,000
V Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 88 83 23 34 44
Website
vtrackslm.com
Mango Call Taxi
Phone
+91 76 67 32 53 25
Website
mangocalltaxi.com
A1 Travels
Phone
+91 90 43 33 74 12
Website
a1calldriver.com

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Salem to Pudukkottai bus services, operated by Parveen Travels, arrive at Pudukottai station.

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Salem to Pudukkottai train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Pudukkottai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salem to Pudukkottai is 189 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Salem to Pudukkottai.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Pudukkottai. Prices start at ₹1,625 per night.

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