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There are 3 ways to get from Thoothukudi to Pudukkottai by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Tuti Melur (TME) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT) Tn-Mys Exp
  2. Take the train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Pudukkottai (PDKT) Cape-Pdy Wkly Exp.

$4 - $27

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3h 34m

  1. Take a taxi from Thoothukudi to Pudukkottai 151.5 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Drive from Thoothukudi to Pudukkottai 151.5 miles

$24 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thoothukudi to Pudukkottai is to train which costs ₹290 - ₹2,000 and takes 6h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Thoothukudi to Pudukkottai is to taxi which costs ₹3,500 - ₹4,300 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thoothukudi to Pudukkottai. However, there are services departing from Tuti Melur (TME) and arriving at Pudukkottai (PDKT) via Virudunagar Junction (VPT). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 11m.

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The distance between Thoothukudi and Pudukkottai is 194 km. The road distance is 242.3 km.

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The best way to get from Thoothukudi to Pudukkottai without a car is to train which takes 6h 11m and costs ₹290 - ₹2,000.

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It takes approximately 6h 11m to get from Thoothukudi to Pudukkottai, including transfers.

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Thoothukudi to Pudukkottai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Tuti Melur (TME) station.

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Thoothukudi to Pudukkottai train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Pudukkottai (PDKT) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thoothukudi to Pudukkottai is 242 km. It takes approximately 3h 34m to drive from Thoothukudi to Pudukkottai.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Pudukkottai. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thoothukudi to Pudukkottai.
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  • Distance: 121.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 11m

What companies run services between Thoothukudi, India and Pudukkottai, India?

You can take a train from Thoothukudi to Pudukkottai via Virudunagar Junction (VPT) in around 6h 11m.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tuti Melur (TME) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT)
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Pudukkottai (PDKT)
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Thoothukudi to Pudukkottai
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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