There are 7 ways to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly to Madras, train  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Madras (MAA) TRV - MAA
  2. Take the train from Tambaram to Tindivanam

₹2,396 - ₹11,411

Cheapest option

Train  •  14h 23m

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Tindivanam 16724 / ...

₹320 - ₹350

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Fly to Pondicherry  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Pondicherry (PNY) TRV - PNY

₹7,441 - ₹19,526

Bus via Villupuram  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Trivandrum Manorama Road Model School to Vilupuram

₹1,476

Bus  •  10h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Kazhakottam to Pondicherry

₹1,650

Taxi  •  9h 4m

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry 603.9 km

₹10,000 - ₹12,000

Drive  •  9h 4m

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry 603.9 km

₹4,600 - ₹7,000

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The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry is to train which costs ₹320 - ₹350 and takes 14h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry is to fly which costs ₹7,000 - ₹20,000 and takes 4h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kazhakottam and arriving at Pondicherry. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 3m.

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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Puducherry is 496 km. The road distance is 603.9 km.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry without a car is to bus via Villupuram which takes 9h 53m and costs ₹1,476.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry, including transfers.

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Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry bus services, operated by Kallada Tours and Travels, depart from Trivandrum Manorama Road Model School station.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry is to fly which takes 4h 42m and costs ₹7,000 - ₹20,000. Alternatively, you can bus via Villupuram, which costs ₹1,476 and takes 9h 53m, you could also train, which costs ₹320 - ₹350 and takes 14h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Trivandrum Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry.
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  • Distance: 496.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 1m

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

Air India Limited, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines fly from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry twice daily. Alternatively, Kallada Tours and Travels operates a bus from Trivandrum Manorama Road Model School to Vilupuram twice daily. Tickets cost ₹1,476 and the journey takes 9h 12m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹11,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹11,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹18,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Pondicherry via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹23,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,800 - ₹18,000
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 Tambaram to Tindivanam
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹110
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irctc.co.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Tindivanam
Ave. Duration
13h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹320 - ₹350
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Kallada Tours and Travels
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Trivandrum Manorama Road Model School to Vilupuram
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹1,476
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Parveen Travels
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Kazhakottam to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹1,650
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹12,000
Trivandrum Taxi
Phone
+9199 47 02 7 3 93
Website
trivandrumtaxi.in
Taxi Tel
Phone
+91 75 59 9 9 90 09
Website
taxitel.in
Abel Cabs
Phone
+91 94 97 18 36 93
Website
abelcabs.com

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Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry bus services, operated by Kallada Tours and Travels, arrive at Vilupuram station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry is 604 km. It takes approximately 9h 4m to drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry.

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Air India Limited and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Trivandrum Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are 672+ hotels available in Puducherry. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Trivandrum Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ₹190 - ₹230.

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