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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Madras, train  •  6 h 40 min

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

$41 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Trivandrum to Pondicherry

$8 - $12

6 alternative options

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) TRV - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Srirangam (SRGM) to Pondicherry (PDY)

$65 - $314

Fly to Pondicherry  •  3 h 35 min

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

$60 - $306

Train  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Villupuram Junction (VM) Qln-Ms Ananthapuri Exp / ...

$13 - $33

Bus, train  •  18 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  2. Take the train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Pondicherry (PDY) Cape-Pdy Wkly Exp.

$19 - $31

Taxi  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry 375.8 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry 375.8 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹850 and takes 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry is to fly which costs ₹4,100 - ₹22,000 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Puducherry is 496 km. The road distance is 601.3 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trivandrum and arriving at Pondicherry. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 12 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry. However, there are services departing from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) and arriving at Pondicherry (PDY) via Villupuram Junction (VM). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry.
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  • Distance: 310.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

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

Air India Limited, Spicejet and two other airlines fly from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry twice daily. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 12 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Kochi
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Trivandrum to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $140
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Pondicherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Srirangam (SRGM) to Pondicherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Villupuram Junction (VM)
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Pondicherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Trivandrum to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Puducherry
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Sanjay Taxi
Phone
+91 9747180107
Website
sanjaytaxi.com
Fast Track call taxi
Phone
+91 471 2888999
Website
trivandrum.fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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