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There are 8 ways to get from Shillong to Puducherry by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly Shillong to Madras, train  •  12h 42m

  1. Fly from Shillong (SHL) to Madras (MAA) SHL - MAA
  2. Take the train from Trisulam to Pondicherry

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Bus, train  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from Shillong police bazar stand to Guwahati paltan bazar
  2. Take the train from Guwahati to Chennai Egmore
  3. Take the bus from Ashokpillar to Puducherry

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Bus to Gauhati, fly to Madras, train  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
  2. Fly from Gauhati (GAU) to Madras (MAA) GAU - MAA
  3. Take the train from Trisulam to Pondicherry

Bus to Gauhati, fly to Pondicherry  •  11h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
  2. Fly from Gauhati (GAU) to Pondicherry (PNY) GAU - PNY

Bus to Gauhati, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  15h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
  2. Fly from Gauhati (GAU) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) GAU - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Pondicherry

Taxi, train  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take a taxi from Shillong to Kamakhya
  2. Take the train from Kamakhya to Chennai Central
  3. Take the train from Chennai Egmore to Pondicherry

Bus, train via Vijayawada  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the bus from Shillong police bazar stand to Guwahati paltan bazar
  2. Take the train from Guwahati to Vijayawada Jn
  3. Take the bus from Vijayawada to Pondicherry

Drive  •  37h 21m

  1. Drive from Shillong to Puducherry 2590.6 km

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shillong to Puducherry is to bus and train which costs ₹1,400 - ₹6,000 and takes 2 days 15h.

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The quickest way to get from Shillong to Puducherry is to bus and fly and train which costs ₹6,000 - ₹16,000 and takes 11h 5m.

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It is 1974 km from Shillong to Puducherry. It is approximately 2590.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Shillong to Puducherry without a car is to taxi and train which takes 2 days 3h and costs ₹3,000 - ₹8,500.

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It takes approximately 12h 42m to get from Shillong to Puducherry, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Shillong Airport to Madras Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 5m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shillong to Puducherry is 2591 km. It takes approximately 37h 21m to drive from Shillong to Puducherry.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Shillong Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Puducherry. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Shillong to Shillong Airport is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs ₹700 - ₹900.

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Map of how to get from Shillong to Puducherry.
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  • Distance: 1974.5 km
  • Duration: 12h 42m

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

There is no direct connection from Shillong to Puducherry. However, you can take the taxi to Shillong airport, fly to Madras, take the walk to Trisulam, then take the train to Puducherry. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Gauhati Airport, take the walk to Gauhati airport, fly to Madras, take the walk to Trisulam, then take the train to Puducherry.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Shillong to Madras via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹15,000
Flights from Shillong to Madras via Imphal, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹16,000
Flights from Shillong to Madras via Kolkata, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹16,000
Flights from Shillong to Madras via Silchar, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹15,000
Flights from Shillong to Madras via Agartala, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹15,000
Flights from Shillong to Madras via Imphal, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹21,000
Flights from Shillong to Madras via Agartala, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹16,000
Flights from Shillong to Madras via Dibrugarh, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹22,000
Flights from Shillong to Madras via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹21,000
Flights from Shillong to Madras via Kolkata, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹19,000
Flights from Shillong to Madras via Kolkata, Pune
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹19,000
Flights from Shillong to Madras via Kolkata, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹24,000
Flights from Gauhati to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹23,000
Flights from Gauhati to Madras via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹23,000
Flights from Gauhati to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹23,000
Flights from Gauhati to Madras via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹23,000
Flights from Gauhati to Madras via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹23,000
Flights from Gauhati to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹17,000
Flights from Gauhati to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹17,000
Flights from Gauhati to Tiruchirapalli via Agartala, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹17,000
Flights from Gauhati to Tiruchirapalli via Kolkata, Madras
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹17,000
Flights from Gauhati to Tiruchirapalli via Delhi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹22,000
Flights from Gauhati to Tiruchirapalli via Kolkata, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹17,000
Flights from Gauhati to Tiruchirapalli via Delhi, Madras
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹22,000
Flights from Gauhati to Tiruchirapalli via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹18,000
Flights from Gauhati to Tiruchirapalli via Pune, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹20,000
Flights from Gauhati to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹18,000
Flights from Gauhati to Tiruchirapalli via Kolkata, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹18,000
Flights from Gauhati to Tiruchirapalli via Lucknow, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹19,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Gauhati to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹23,000
Flights from Gauhati to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹14,000
Flights from Gauhati to Pondicherry via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹17,000
Flights from Gauhati to Pondicherry via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹20,000
Flights from Gauhati to Pondicherry via Delhi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹20,000
Flights from Gauhati to Pondicherry via Pune, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹19,000
Flights from Gauhati to Pondicherry via Patna, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹20,000
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Gauhati to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹22,000
Flights from Gauhati to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹22,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Gauhati to Madras via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹29,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Trisulam to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹190
Third AC (3A)
₹470 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Train from Tiruchchirapali to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
₹160 - ₹900
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹160 - ₹210
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹650
Second AC (2A)
₹700 - ₹900
Train from Kamakhya to Chennai Central
Ave. Duration
44h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹1,000 - ₹4,900
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹1,000 - ₹1,400
Third AC (3A)
₹2,700 - ₹3,400
Second AC (2A)
₹3,900 - ₹4,900
Train from Chennai Egmore to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹150 - ₹200
Third AC (3A)
₹480 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Train from Guwahati to Vijayawada Jn
Ave. Duration
37h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹900 - ₹4,100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹900 - ₹1,200
Third AC (3A)
₹2,300 - ₹2,900
Second AC (2A)
₹3,300 - ₹4,100
Train from Guwahati to Chennai Egmore
Ave. Duration
2 days 5h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹1,100 - ₹5,000
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹1,100 - ₹1,500
Third AC (3A)
₹2,800 - ₹3,500
Second AC (2A)
₹4,000 - ₹5,000
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹250
Schedules at
meghalayatourism.in
Assam Transport
Phone
0361-2730726, 2739552
Email
astc2009@gmail.com
Bus from Shillong police bazar stand to Guwahati paltan bazar
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹170
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Vijayawada to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹1,596
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Ashokpillar to Puducherry
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹170 - ₹380
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Shillong to Kamakhya
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Estimated price
₹1,800 - ₹2,200
Travenjo
Phone
+91 94 36 76 73 33
Website
travenjo.com
Royal Taxi
Phone
+91 70 05 23 13 63
Meghalaya Tour Cabs
Phone
+91 70 05 65 13 38
Website
meghalayatourcabs.com

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