There are 3 ways to get from Vellore to Puducherry by train, taxi or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Vellore to Puducherry is to train which costs ₹240 - ₹1,100 and takes 4 h 10 min.
The quickest way to get from Vellore to Puducherry is to taxi which costs ₹2,600 - ₹3,200 and takes 2 h 13 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vellore Cant (VLR) and arriving at Pondicherry (PDY). Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.
The distance between Vellore and Puducherry is 133 km. The road distance is 157.5 km.
The best way to get from Vellore to Puducherry without a car is to train which takes 4 h 10 min and costs ₹240 - ₹1,100.
The train from Vellore Cant (VLR) to Pondicherry (PDY) takes 4 h 10 min including transfers and departs four times a week.
Vellore to Puducherry train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Vellore Cant (VLR) station.
Vellore to Puducherry train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Pondicherry (PDY) station.
Yes, the driving distance between Vellore to Puducherry is 157 km. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Vellore to Puducherry.
The nearest airport to Puducherry is Pondicherry (PNY) Airport which is 9.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Madras (MAA) (122.1 km) and Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) (178.8 km).
There are 377+ hotels available in Puducherry. Prices start at $18 USD per night.
What companies run services between Vellore, India and Puducherry, India?
Indian Railways operates a train from Vellore to Puducherry 4 times a week. Tickets cost $3 - $15 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.
Train from Vellore Cant (VLR) to Pondicherry (PDY)
- Ave. Duration
- 4 h 10 min
- 4 times a week
- Estimated price
- $3 - $15
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