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

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Train  •  3 h 40 min

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

$3 - $14

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Bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Pondicherry

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tambaram to Puducherry 87.8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Tambaram to Puducherry 87.8 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Tambaram to Puducherry is to bus which costs ₹500 - ₹850 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tambaram to Puducherry is to taxi which costs ₹2,200 - ₹2,700 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tambaram to Puducherry. However, there are services departing from Guduvanchery and arriving at Pondicherry via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tambaram (TBM) and arriving at Pondicherry (PDY). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Tambaram and Puducherry is 115 km. The road distance is 140.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tambaram to Puducherry without a car is to train which takes 3 h 40 min and costs ₹220 - ₹1,100.

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The train from Tambaram (TBM) to Pondicherry (PDY) takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Tambaram to Puducherry train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Tambaram (TBM) station.

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The best way to get from Tambaram to Puducherry is to train which takes 3 h 40 min and costs ₹220 - ₹1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹500 - ₹850 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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  • Distance: 71.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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

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

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

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Tambaram to Puducherry train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Pondicherry (PDY) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tambaram to Puducherry is 140 km. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Tambaram to Puducherry.

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There are 415+ hotels available in Puducherry. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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