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There are 3 ways to get from Vellore to Puducherry by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Vellore Cant (VLR) to Pondicherry (PDY) Dr-Pdy Exp / ...

$3 - $14

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Taxi  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vellore to Puducherry 98.4 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Vellore to Puducherry 98.4 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Vellore to Puducherry is to train which costs ₹240 - ₹1,100 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vellore to Puducherry is to taxi which costs ₹2,600 - ₹3,200 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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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.

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The distance between Vellore and Puducherry is 133 km. The road distance is 157.5 km.

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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.

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The train from Vellore Cant (VLR) to Pondicherry (PDY) takes 4 h 10 min including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Vellore to Puducherry train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Vellore Cant (VLR) station.

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Vellore to Puducherry train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Pondicherry (PDY) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vellore to Puducherry is 157 km. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Vellore to Puducherry.

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There are 405+ hotels available in Puducherry. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 83.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

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 - $14 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

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