Travel from Varkala to Puducherry

Train, bus or fly from Varkala to Puducherry?

You can take a train from Varkala to Puducherry via Villuparam Junction (VM) in around 16 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Varkala to Puducherry via Trivandrum and Chennai in around 18 h 49 min.

How to get from Varkala to Puducherry

ModeDurationPrice
From Varkala (VAK) train to Villuparam Junction (VM) then train to Puducherry (PDY).16 h 42 min₹2,145
From Varkala (VAK) train to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) then train to Puducherry (PDY).18 h 47 min₹2,135
From Varkala taxi to Trivandrum, bus to Chennai, then bus to Pondicherry.18 h 49 min₹2,154
From Varkala taxi to Puducherry.8 h 58 min₹9,393
From Varkala drive to Puducherry.8 h 58 min₹4,815
From Varkala taxi to Trivandrum airport, fly to Madras airport, train to Tambaram (TBM), then train to Puducherry.6 h 58 min₹6,201
From Varkala taxi to Trivandrum airport, fly to Pondicherry airport, then taxi to Puducherry.11 h 43 min₹13,976

How long does it take to get from Varkala to Puducherry?

It takes approximately 16 h 42 min to get from Varkala to Puducherry, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Varkala and Puducherry?

No, there is no direct train from Varkala to Puducherry. However, there are services departing from Varkala (VAK) and arriving at Puducherry (PDY) via Villuparam Junction (VM). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 42 min.

Operators from Varkala to Puducherry

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Indian RailwaysIndian Railways
RedBusRedBus
Air India LimitedAir India Limited
Air India ExpressAir India Express
IndiGo AirlinesIndiGo Airlines
SpicejetSpicejet
Chennai SuburbanChennai Suburban
GoAirGoAir
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      1 Train
      • One-Way approx: USD $15 - $37
      • Duration: 16 h 42 min
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      2 Train via Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
      • One-Way approx: USD $14 - $37
      • Duration: 18 h 47 min
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      3 Bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $27 - $37
      • Duration: 18 h 49 min
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      4 Taxi
      • One-Way approx: USD $120 - $150
      • Duration: 8 h 58 min
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      5 Drive
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      6 Fly to Madras, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $49 - $189
      • Duration: 6 h 58 min
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      7 Fly to Pondicherry
      • One-Way approx: USD $98 - $387
      • Duration: 11 h 43 min
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