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From Pondicherry to Chennai by train

Train departures and arrivals in India sometimes may be delayed. Please do not plan connection flights based on this info.

05:35
PDY Pondicherry, Chennai
09:30
MS Chennai Egmore
3h 55m
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09:15
PDY Pondicherry, Chennai
13:00
MS Chennai Egmore
3h 45m
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09:15
PDY Pondicherry, Chennai
13:00
MS Chennai Egmore
3h 45m
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09:15
PDY Pondicherry, Chennai
13:00
MS Chennai Egmore
3h 45m
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13:20
PDY Pondicherry, Chennai
17:10
MS Chennai Egmore
3h 50m
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13:20
PDY Pondicherry, Chennai
17:10
MS Chennai Egmore
3h 50m
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13:20
PDY Pondicherry, Chennai
17:10
MS Chennai Egmore
3h 50m
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18:45
PDY Pondicherry, Chennai
23:00
MS Chennai Egmore
4h 15m
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18:45
PDY Pondicherry, Chennai
23:00
MS Chennai Egmore
4h 15m
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18:45
PDY Pondicherry, Chennai
23:00
MS Chennai Egmore
4h 15m
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From Puducherry to Chennai by bus

01:01
Puducherry
04:30
Chennai
3h 29m
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07:30
Puducherry
11:00
Chennai
3h 30m
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17:40
Puducherry
21:00
Chennai
3h 20m
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17:55
Puducherry
21:00
Chennai
3h 5m
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18:00
Puducherry
22:15
Chennai
4h 15m
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18:45
Puducherry
22:00
Chennai
3h 15m
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23:59
Puducherry
04:30
Chennai
4h 31m
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From Puducherry Hotel Transfer to Chennai by taxi

Any
Puducherry Hotel Transfer
Time
Chennai Egmore Railway Station
2h 15m
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  vehicle, all incl
Any
Puducherry Hotel Transfer
Time
Chennai Airport
2h
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  vehicle, all incl
Any
Puducherry Hotel Transfer
Time
Chennai Airport
2h
Instant 
  vehicle, all incl
Any
Puducherry Hotel Transfer
Time
Chennai Airport
2h
Instant 
  vehicle, all incl
Any
Puducherry Hotel Transfer
Time
Chennai Egmore Railway Station
2h 15m
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Puducherry to Chennai Schedule

Puducherry to Chennai Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
TravelODesk India Van 6pax Any time₹ 8,655
Indian Railways 2S - Second Sitting Class 05:35 – 09:30₹ 495
Rathimeena Travels AC Seater 07:30 – 11:00₹ 700
Indian Railways 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 09:15 – 13:00₹ 700

Popular Routes in India

How to get from Puducherry to Chennai

When you want to get from Puducherry to Chennai, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Train
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about INR 8,652. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as INR 401.

How far is Puducherry from Chennai?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Puducherry to Chennai. Your trip will be a total of 14018 miles (22554 km). The flying distance is 87 miles (139 km).

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

The travel time from Puducherry to Chennai can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 452 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Puducherry to Chennai?

The cost of the trip from Puducherry to Chennai varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Indian Railways: travelling by train expect to pay as low as INR 401 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as INR 8,652.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Puducherry to Chennai:

  • Train tickets - INR 401 to INR 1,855;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from INR 5,506 to INR 8,652.

How many trips per day are there between Puducherry and Chennai?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 14 trains per day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Puducherry to Chennai any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Puducherry to Chennai. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as INR 5,506.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Puducherry to Chennai

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Puducherry to Chennai? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 95% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 5% decided to catch a taxi.