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There are 4 ways to get from Sholinganallur to Puducherry by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Pondicherry (PDY) Msb-Pdy Exp

$7 - $19

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Bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Pondicherry

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sholinganallur to Puducherry 78.4 miles

$27 - $32

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Sholinganallur to Puducherry 78.4 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Sholinganallur to Puducherry is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹900 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sholinganallur to Puducherry is to taxi which costs ₹1,900 - ₹2,400 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sholinganallur to Puducherry. However, there are services departing from Shozhanganallur P.U. Office and arriving at Pondicherry via Maraimalai Nagar and Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between Sholinganallur and Puducherry is 115 km. The road distance is 125.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sholinganallur to Puducherry without a car is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs ₹500 - ₹1,400.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Sholinganallur to Puducherry, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Sholinganallur to Puducherry is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs ₹500 - ₹1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹600 - ₹900 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sholinganallur to Puducherry is 125 km. It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to drive from Sholinganallur to Puducherry.

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  • Distance: 72.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Sholinganallur to Puducherry once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $14 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Sholinganallur to Puducherry every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

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