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

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Train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Puducherry (PDY) Ms Pdy Exp / ...

$3 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Pondicherry

$8 - $12

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 ₹550 - ₹850 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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

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The distance between Tambaram and Puducherry is 115 km. The road distance is 140 km.

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The train from Tambaram (TBM) to Puducherry (PDY) takes 3 h 50 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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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 Puducherry (PDY). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Tambaram to Puducherry once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Tambaram to Puducherry every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

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